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Teaching Data Literacy

Teaching Data Literacy

By Emily Strickland, 7th grade Math, GCS Virtual program, EDP Director, Beck Academy With no-cost content from Discover Data – an education initiative powered by the Nielsen Foundation in collaboration with Discovery Education and the National Afterschool Association – students in grades 6-12 and educators have critical learning resources at their fingertips to seamlessly integrate data literacy wherever learning takes

Financial Literacy Challenge from Jackson Charitable Foundation and Discovery Education Inspires Community Collaboration to Win $10,000

The Cha-ChingTM Money Smart Kids Contest enables communities to vote for their school to win $10,000 to use toward critical educator resources to teach kids how to earn, save, spend, and donate. This national contest encourages elementary school teachers, families, and community members to show their commitment to financial education by voting online daily for

Bridge Learning Gaps During SEL Month and Beyond

You can inspire your class to continue building SEL skills together as a team in ANY learning environment with LaGolda, an interactive, pro-social animated series + online educational program available on Discovery Education Experience. Cheer on elementary students as they explore SEL essentials with LaGolda, an awesome 8-year–old girl who travels the world making friends and learning how to overcome obstacles by successfully managing emotions.  Lean into SEL Month in a way that helps address the challenges

Discovery Education & Partners Amplify Resources for Social-Emotional Learning

Discovery Education joins communities across the world to celebrate the importance of social-emotional learning by highlighting the new Social-Emotional Learning Center available in its award-winning K-12 learning platform. The Social-Emotional Learning Center presents a curated collection of hundreds of resources designed to support educators as they integrate SEL into core instruction and to help students

This Week at DE: Week of March 14

Register for Events This Week at DE: Equity Talks, Thursday March 18 Good evening! My name is Angel Gooch and I’m a Global Marketing Specialist at Discovery Education.   I’m beyond thrilled to share some new resources in Discovery Education to celebrate Women’s History Month. The collection showcases stories of pioneering women throughout history who fought for equality regardless of gender. One

The Power of Peer Learning to Combat E-Cigarette Use

From social media to (virtual) sports fields and remote classrooms, kids always find a way to be with their peers. Peers have an impact in every area of life, which can be a good tool for education. Research shows that peer-assisted programs, particularly on sensitive topics like drugs and alcohol, are more effective than teacher-facilitated

This Week at DE: Week of March 7

Register for Upcoming Events: Spring VirtCon, March 23-24 Hi everyone! My name is Emily Wirth and I’m the Senior Manager of Community at Discovery Education. I have worked closely with our amazing network of educators over the years to support them in using Discovery Education and celebrate the amazing ways they are supporting students and their fellow educators.  Can you believe it’s already March?

This Week at DE: Week of February 28

Register Now for special events This Week at DE! Undeniably Dairy Virtual Field Trip Hi everyone! My name is Brad Fountain and here’s what’s going on this week at Discovery Education!  You may have seen the announcement, but in case you missed it, we’re pumped to share the new SEL Center available for Discovery Education Experience partners! Social-emotional learning is so important

Three Resources to Teach Students the Importance of Water Conservation from Conversation Station 

How do we help students understand the ways they can be more thoughtful when they turn on the tap? Through resources that highlight the many ways that water conservation today can support a brighter future!  Conservation Station: Creating a More Resourceful World is a standards-aligned educational program that promotes energy-water literacy and conservation efforts through technology. Developed in

Elementary Resources to Kickstart SEL Month 

Get the ball rolling for SEL Month this March with uplifting, on-the-go resources from LaGolda, the pro-social animated series and online educational program available on Discovery Education Experience. Through the world-travelling adventures of the eponymous 8-year-old girl and the awesome friendships she develops along the way, LaGolda breathes life into essential SEL skills that elementary students can relate to and explore in their own lives.  Using the animated series

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