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
From guest author Shana White. DEN Community Member, Lower School Physical Education Teacher, and Coach at Wesleyan School, Peachtree Corners, GA With Columbus Day, Thanksgiving, and American Indian Heritage History Month quickly approaching, we encourage educators to include cultural and historical information about the native peoples of the Americas in their lessons. Unfortunately, because curriculum
Build an understanding of the holiday with Discovery Education’s Thanksgiving Content Collection, then take a fresh look at Thanksgiving lore with podcasts, videos, and more.
I’m always fascinated about how old textbooks cover content, so I happily obliged when my friend and fellow Discovery Education blogger Michael Milton asked me to look in my collection for examples of how old textbooks covered Thanksgiving to support a lesson idea he had. Here’s what I found. Perhaps my favorite, American Pageant 1st
Happy Mousey Monday to our Cache and Cookies readers! It is almost Thanksgiving Day! Thanksgiving Day is a holiday that is celebrated mainly in the United States and Canada. The purpose of the holiday is to give thanks for the blessing of the harvest
I realize how simplistic this sounds and also that many will read this and nod their head and feel like either they already do this or it’s perhaps a nice, but not necessary component, but I can tell you that in general schools and districts generally suck at this: Gratitude. I’ve been working for Discovery
Happy Mousey Monday, Cache and Cookie readers! Thanksgiving is fast approaching and we hope that you and all of your family and friends enjoy yourselves and eat a lot of great food! But before you sit down to eat, be sure to pull up a chair to Discovery Education’s table. Discovery Education streaming offers an excellent
Thanksgiving is almost here and that means plenty of turkey, stuffing, tryptophan, and family time! Now before you all start dreaming about the big feast, you owe it to your students to let them know what the spirit of Thanksgiving is all about. Here at Discovery Education, we have a theme page devoted to the