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LeVar Burton on the set of Star Trek: TNG

Fun Fact Friday: Reading Rainbow

Fun Fact Friday: Reading Rainbow

Did you know that Reading Rainbow, which debuted in 1983, continued to run new episodes for over 20 years? Reading Rainbow ran from 1983 until 2006, and was hosted by LeVar Burton for its entire run. Burton was also one of the program’s creators, as well as executive producer. Burton, who would become a household

Language Arts and the Common Core

English Language Arts Common Core State Standards (CCSS):  What Are Your Students Reading? The English Language Arts CCSS are not only aligned to college and career expectations, they are specifically spiraled in what’s called a staircase of increasing complexity.  This staircase helps us to identify what levels of text students must be able to read

S.O.S: A-E-I-O-U

Welcome to week 10 of our Spotlight on Strategies Challenge!  Our new S.O.S series to provide help, tips, and tricks for integrating DE media into your curriculum. A-E-I-O-U PDF Version               Background As students, particularly language learners, are developing their ability to interpret information, it is important that we

Six Flags Read to Succeed Final Submission Day!

If your classes have been participating in the Six Flags Read to Succeed program, today is the final day to submit your students’ reading hours in our online portal! Read to Succeed is a free educational program from Six Flags and Discovery Education that inspires K-6 students to engage in recreational reading. Students who complete

How can we use Reading and Writing with Technology to Increase Comprehension in Science Concepts? Using Discovery Education Science Techbook – That’s How!

Reading and writing throughout the content areas has been a goal and objective within education.  As we seek to understand more about how students develop the necessary skills for acquiring more in-depth knowledge and information about the world around them, our focus must include technology that supports reading and writing in science.  It is important

Read to Succeed

Six Flags and Discovery Education announced today the launch of the Read to Succeed program, which encourages K-6 students to read for enjoyment outside of school. Students who complete six hours of recreational, nonschool-related reading can earn free admission to a participating Six Flags theme park, and teachers whose classes complete the program also can

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