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This Week at DE: Week of December 13

This Week at DE: Week of December 13

Good evening and welcome to our LAST edition of “This Week at DE” for 2020! My name is Paul Ilse and I’m the CEO of Discovery Education.  It has been such a pleasure getting to watch these videos each week and I’m thrilled to serve as our last host for the year. For this video, we

Inspire Living Activism for Human Rights Day with Dynamic Student Activations from Discovery Education

In 2020 the world got sick. But recovering from an illness has a profound way of putting things into perspective. Humanity collectively received a message via a global pandemic, and the way each one of us responds should be appropriately universal. It’s especially important for our young people to understand that this is not just about public health – it’s about the greater good.  December 10 marks the

This Week at DE: Week of December 6

Good evening Twitter family! My name is Drew Hammill and I’m an instructional design manager at discover education. I get to use my experience as a teacher to create inspiring and engaging resources for students to use across the world! Let’s chat about what’s happening at Discovery Education this week!  Join us on Wednesday, December 9 at 5:30PM to virtually learn, connect and share

Explore How the “Internet of Things” Encourages Responsible Action with AT&T 

New resource alert! The AT&T Sustainability Channel found in Discovery Education Experience now includes a digital exploration that helps students understand how they can use the internet to make more responsible choices in a location that they frequent on a regular basis.  Students are first given a detailed overview of the what the Internet of Things (IoT) consists of, including types

This Week at DE: Week of November 29

Hi everyone! My name is Maria Truitt, and I’m the Senior Video Producer and Editor on the Global Marketing team at Discovery Education.  I produce create videos for our marketing campaigns, along with some virtual field trips and other content pieces.  We hope you had a great Thanksgiving weekend and are ready to start the last month of the year! Have you already had your holiday decorations up or did you

Connecting Students to the Real World Through Project-Based Learning

A project-based learning approach to teaching means connecting students to the real-world through thought-provoking activities designed to challenge and inspire by doing. It’s an effective way to introduce students to multiple subjects while helping them build critical thinking skills. As defined by PBLWorks, project-based learning “is a teaching method in which students gain knowledge and skills

Celebrating the Winners  of the 2020 Stronger Than Hate Challenge 

Join Discovery Education for the final of our three-part blog series highlighting the outstanding student creators who earned a winning spot in Teaching with Testimony’s 2020 Stronger Than Hate Challenge. Explore the creative ways that this year’s winners harnessed the power of self-expression to recognize and stand against hate, plus learn about the inspirations that motivated each student to speak

How Nevada Ensures Educational Equity

Education in Nevada is changing, for the better. This fall, Nevada Gold Mines (NGM), which is operated by Barrick Gold Corporation, invested $2.2 million in digital resources to support equitable education for students across Nevada as part of a new public-private partnership between the Nevada Department of Education and Discovery Education. This funding ensures public

8 Great Ways to Turn Holiday Downtime Into Fun-Filled Family Learning 

Set the table for abundant at-home learning this holiday season with the help of Discovery Education’s no-cost interactive learning resources for families. Read on to explore a holiday buffet of standards-aligned K-12 family learning content that will open up all-new avenues for students to uncover vital real-world knowledge, while equipping parents with streamlined tools to maximize at-home learning during the holidays.   HEALTH & WELLNESS It’s important for students to stay committed to healthy

This Week at DE: Week of November 22

Hi everyone! My name is Tess Henkel and I’m a content manager here at Discovery Education. We hope you have a safe and happy Thanksgiving, however you’re celebrating this week.  Since it is a holiday week, we wanted to keep this short and sweet but also make sure you knew about new content added to Discovery Education Experience. You can explore resources that highlight the

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