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#CelebrateWithDE – Holidays Around the World

#CelebrateWithDE – Holidays Around the World

In the United States, many people get in the holiday spirit in December. It’s a good time to remember the things we share in common when it comes to celebrating special days. This wide assortment of resources will help you and your students take a fresh look at holiday traditions, music, stories, and sounds from

5 Resources Connecting STEM, the Arts, and the World

The world has changed dramatically since the National Science Foundation coined the term STEM in 2001 (though they originally called it SMET).  We are light years ahead of 2001 where dial-up modems were all the rage! With STEM back then, content was king and there was a critical need in our industries for content area

Remembering Pearl Harbor

The day that would live in infamy, December 7, 1941, saw the attack on Pearl Harbor that drew the United States into World War II. We mark the day with remembrance each year and remember the people who served and those who lost their lives in the attack. Help your students understand the historical context

#CelebrateWithDE – World Soil Day

Dig deep. Unearth. Excavate. So many of our learning metaphors relate to getting into soil. Celebrate World Soil Day on Tuesday, December 5 by encouraging your students to consider this wonder beneath their feet with the resources below. Since studying soil requires you to get your hands dirty, we have some resources that encourage that

#CelebrateWithDE – Cyber Monday

Happy Cyber Monday! On November 27, 2017, people everywhere will celebrate the special deals you can find online. While so many people are going online in search of goodies, we want to encourage our students to go online in search of the good: safe, accurate, secure, and – yes – fun and fascinating things. Use

Operation Prevention: The Case for Opioid Prevention and Education Efforts to Save America’s Youth

This post was contributed by Sean Fearns, Chief of Community Outreach, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) No community has been immune from America’s opioid epidemic. Many people know someone that has battled addiction to prescription opioids or heroin. With 11 million Americans ages 12 and older reporting misuse of prescription opioids in the past year, and nearly

#CelebrateWithDE – Thanksgiving

Giving thanks is a timeless act, but the Thanksgiving holiday has a history that includes many true and tall tales. Take some time this year to let your students learn one of the classic stories of an early Thanksgiving feast shared by the Wampanoag and the Pilgrims. Featured Resources Content Collection: Thanksgiving Discovery Education Streaming

Now Available On Demand: DEN Connect Live Stream featuring Amy Gensemer and Peg Hartwig

Discovery Education Team members Amy Gensemer, Director of Science Content and Peg Hartwig, Content Developer Math were this week’s DEN Connect Livestream, sharing tips and strategies for using the Dashboard functionality of each of the Techbooks. To continue the conversation, here are a couple of recommendations. Watch the on demand archive below. Log into the DEN Online

Classroom Resources – Agricultural Careers

In preparation for the Future Farmers of America Virtual Viewing Party on November 14, 2017, encourage your students to expand their career aspirations to combine their interest in animals with careers in agriculture. Whether your students are interested in hands-on animal care, animal research, the development of technology for agriculture, or something else, it’s never

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