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This Week at DE: Week of January 24

This Week at DE: Week of January 24

My name is Laetitia Morrisson and I’m Director of Partnerships here at Discovery Education. As always, we would love to hear from YOU on what you want to see from us. If you’re new to Discovery Education, or maybe new to virtual learning, we did want to remind you of a few valuable resources in Discovery Education Experience to explore.   The “Getting Started Guide to Virtual Learning” channel is a

Three Ways to Integrate the Super Bowl into Learning with AHA and NFL PLAY 60 

Looking for a fun way to get students active while teaching them the importance of a healthy lifestyle?  NFL Play 60 and the American Heart Association provide engaging resources to help educators teach students the positive impact of physical activity on health and wellness. Through a variety of fun, interactive lessons, digital explorations and videos, educators can provide students and families the tools they

This Week at DE: Week of January 11

Hi everyone, my name is Tess Henkel and I’m a Digital Content Manager at Discovery Education. This week’s events in our nation’s Capital were disturbing and hard to process. We understand how difficult it is for all of us, especially teachers and students, to make sense of everything. As you continue to navigate conversations with your students, we are fully committed to supporting you with relevant and timely digital resources.  On the homepage of Discovery Education Experience, we have curated DE originals and resources

Gratitude and 5 Other Skills to Build Sustainable Happiness

By Laura Bakosh, Ph.D. Co-Founder, Inner Explorer Discovery Education guest blogger, Laura from Inner Explorer, talks about the importance of practicing happiness skills, particularly during the challenges of the global pandemic. Yesterday, I received a package from my sister in law, Marsha, with a beautiful homemade face mask. Gratitude washed over me. Her generosity released a cascade of feelings

Expand Perspectives on Preventing Substance Misuse – Explore the Dose of Knowledge Panel Discussion On-Demand 

Initiating conversations with students about the dangers of substance misuse can be difficult to navigate. As instances of substance misuse continue to be too common and as young people faced increased stress, anxiety, and isolation during these challenging times, it is more important than ever that we all play an active role helping students understand the dangers of drug misuse.   CVS Health in partnership with Discovery Education presented

Connecting Students to the Real-World of Healthcare

by Joe Sanchez, PhD MBA, Director of R&D Science Engagement at AstraZeneca As kids continue to navigate the new school year, whether in-person or virtually, being aware of overlapping diseases and social realities has become more important than ever. Beyond the ever-present threats posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, there are 6.2 million children living with asthma in

Prevention Resources to Keep Kids Substance-Free

by Helen Gaynor, Director of Educational Programs at Responsibility.org We know kids don’t live in a vacuum and are faced with important decisions each day. That’s why Responsibility.org’s Ask, Listen, Learn: Kids and Alcohol Don’t Mix underage drinking prevention program and Discovery Education teamed up in 2018 to deliver award-winning prevention resources designed to spark conversations about

Tools Connecting High Schoolers to Financial Success

Research from the U.S. Treasury Department implies that educating students about smart financial decisions is as critical as ever: only 1 out of 6 students currently have the baseline of economic knowledge they need to be successful long-term. Connecting students to financial know-how, including information about financial institutions, provides a means for young people to achieve their dreams. With

2 Steps to Become a Student-Centered Educator in Any Teaching Environment

By Saki Hashimoto, Learning Facilitator, TGR Foundation – A Tiger Woods Charity Student engagement, in either the in-person or virtual environment, is critical to learning.  One way to immediately connect with students and heighten engagement is to teach in the student-centered approach. The student-centered approach emphasizes authentic opportunities for students to be creators of information,

Discover Resources to Support Emotional Resiliency in Teachers and Students with Ready, Set, RISE 

In what has been an unprecedented and challenging year for schools across the U.S., educators now have access to new, no-cost digital content that supports their own and their students’ emotional resiliency from Ready, Set, RISE!, a unique virtual resource from Kaiser Permanente, Alliance for a Healthier Generation (Healthier Generation), and Discovery Education.   Ready, Set,

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