Today, women work in all jobs and hold important positions in companies and government, but women have worked hard to achieve this. Get to know some trailblazing women who changed history by helping others, fighting for equality, and gaining powerful political positions.
The contributions of black Americans to art and culture are practically immeasurable. One era of African American art, music, literature, and activism was the Harlem Renaissance between 1919 and the early 1940s. With these resources and instructional ideas, students make connections between the Harlem Renaissance, modern popular culture, and themselves.
A few weeks ago, we launched a global collaborative project for our community in partnership with GlobalLab and Zaption. Community members from around the globe have spent the weeks learning more about holidays and inventing a few new ones. Here are a few examples of what they’ve shared…. LeaAnne Daughrity’s students from Texas created their
When Discovery Education community member Rodney Crouse decided to participate in the Celebrate the Holidays with Discovery Education global collaborative project, he had no idea how one student would inspire a movement in his community. DaJonae, a fifth grade student, was tasked with inventing a new holiday, so she decided to combine two of her
Students evaluate the MythBusters’ methods as they test different home remedies for keeping Christmas trees healthy and green.
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Hanukkah is a holiday that holds a special place in my heart. The holiday itself is based on a tale of triumph over adversity, and the celebration of it is steeped in traditions that involve food, song, play and unique symbols. I grew up in an area that had a significantly higher Jewish population than
Discovery Education’s December Newsletter features more on the global, collaborative Celebration Project, updated Board Builder graphics, and exciting opportunities for students like EA SPORTS Madden NFL: Football by the Numbers and exploring the importance of biodiversity.
I am enjoying watching friend’s and family’s social media feeds fill with images of winter. Many of them have already received their first snowfall of the season and I’m jealous. Call me crazy (and most of my colleagues have!) but I LOVE snow! I actually enjoy shoveling! In fact, last year, my 7 year old
Join your Discovery Education Community for a collaborative project which will allow you and your students to compare holidays celebrated around the world and even invent your own.
Tis’ the season to spend time in thankful reflection of the people, places, things, and events that mean the most. Every day in my Facebook and Twitter feeds I see stories, images, and the faces of our community members which continually reminds me, how blessed I am to work along side each of you. I