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#CelebrateWithDE – National Park Week

#CelebrateWithDE – National Park Week

National Park Week is April 21-29 and this year the National Park Service’s theme is “Park Stars.” The focus is not only on literal stars in the sky but also on stellar people, places, and things in the park system. We’ve curated some fantastic resources about our National Parks and the amazing discoveries you’ll make

#CelebrateWithDE – Earth Day

There are so many ways to celebrate Earth Day and Discovery Education has resources whether you are focusing on air, water, land, or animals. If you want to join the Earth Day Network in this year’s focus, turn your students’ attention towards the goal of ending plastic pollution with these resources about plastic, including its

#CelebrateWithDE – Friday the 13th

Triskaidekaphobia: the fear of the number 13. It’s a great word to say, spell, and study. Find out if your students are nervous about Friday the 13th and then look into superstitions and good luck charms. If you want to embrace the day, Discovery Education has plenty of creepy and spine-tingling content to keep your

#CelebrateWithDE – National School Librarian Day & National Library Month

As Hermione does in the Harry Potter series, “When in doubt, go to the library.” Libraries are rich with treasures: books, people, magazines, movies, newspapers, computers, meeting rooms, study carrels, notices, used books. The list goes on and on. School and communities can be strengthened by great libraries and librarians are wonderful guides to a

#CelebrateWithDE – April Fools’ Day

Keep it light and kind and April Fools’ Day can be a great time to play some tricks on your students and encourage them to get in on the fun. We’ve collected some resources that talk about the history of the holiday, get students moving, and highlight how even animals engage in trickery. LEARN The

#CelebrateWithDE – The Legacy of Stephen Hawking

Explore the universe through the mind of the late Stephen Hawking, one of the world’s most brilliant scientists, through video segments from the Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking series. Featured Resource   Stephen Hawking (Canadian Version) Discovery Education Streaming, Science Techbook Grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, Assorted Resources Experience the 35 resources in this

#CelebrateWithDE – World Poetry Day

Provide your students with a fun and engaging entry into poetry to celebrate World Poetry Day. Although poetry can sometimes be difficult to understand or appreciate, these resources showcase some of the most interesting and accessible work by famous poets and then suggest some activities that will help students practice writing poetry about familiar topics.

#CelebrateWithDE – First Day of Spring

Harness the energy that spring often brings and celebrate new beginnings and creative activities with your students. Consider a special spring project to do as a class. You might plant a real or craft garden; make bunches of paper flowers to deliver to the office, a younger classroom, or anyone on campus who may enjoy

#CelebrateWithDE – St. Patrick’s Day

Although St. Patrick’s Day originally marked the day of St. Patrick’s death on March 17, 461, it was changed by people who emigrated from Ireland to celebrate all things Irish. The secular holiday celebrates the many cultural traditions of the Irish! Featured Event Virtual Viewing Party: St. Patrick’s Day Discovery Education Streaming Grades K-2, 3-5,

#CelebrateWithDE – Pi Day

It’s time to celebrate the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter, otherwise known as Pi. The infinite number is commonly shortened to 3.14 so mere humans can wrap their heads around it. We started giving Pi its due on 3/14/1988, the first national Pi Day, and have been eating pie and

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