Teacher and student needs are changing all the time — teachers need resources they can count on and implement without hassle; students need learning experiences that challenge their skills and help them grow. That’s why the Discovery Education team is continuously innovating to best meet the evolving needs of you and your students.
Now, we’re happy to share our latest enhancements designed to engage students more deeply, better support your daily instruction, and reach even more learners to set them up for success beyond the classroom.
Read along here and register for our webinar to learn more about these powerful new resources and capabilities in our award-winning learning platform, popular curriculum packs, and supplemental programs!
Not sure which product you have? It’s easy to find out! From your DE Homepage, navigate to the Curriculum Packs section to see which products your district has made available to you.
Engage Students More Deeply
Unique learning experiences with inquiry, excitement, and exploration are what keep students’ attention while also challenging them academically! The DE team is committed to helping students not only strengthen academic skills, but also prepare them to be lifelong learners.
Check out our learning platform’s latest content to spark student interest and promote critical thinking.
- The launch of an all-new DE Original Series, Real-World Phenomena Jr.! Short videos in English and Spanish showcase compelling natural science phenomena and are paired with ready-to-use instructional activities.
- 10 new learning games from Arcademics! These skill-building, multi-player games help students build critical skills in math, language arts, and social studies.
- Sesame Workshop’s new collection of social studies and civics education resources, Coming Together, now in DE’s Sesame Learning Channel.
Take advantage of innovative multi-media learning resources, interactives, and hands-on activities that bring math, science, and social studies to life!
- New features from Pivot Interactives for more phenomena-based, active learning, including graphing and scientific formula updates, and drag-and-drop questions that enhance critical thinking.
- 400+ updated videos in Social Studies Techbook invite students on an inquiry-based exploration of the stories, institutions, and cultures that enrich our world.
- Limited early availability of DoodleMath – personalized math practice for grades K-5 that builds skills, fluency, and confidence.
The DE team is working hard to build videos, interactives, and learning experiences to help students practice innovative thinking and make learning fun—for all grades and subjects! Assign one of these new resources or encourage students to set up their Student Explore page to get recommendations that match their interests.
Join us for a webinar on April 27 at 3:00pm ET
for a deep dive into these enhancements!
Save Time with Better Instructional Support
We know how challenging it can be to find the right resources to bring lessons to life, and once the perfect resource is found, the work doesn’t end there. Next comes scaffolding, gathering materials, and grading. These new DE updates are meant to help save you precious planning time while enhancing your daily instruction.
The DE learning platform is full of easy-to-use, grab-and-go lessons and activities that include engaging content and embedded instructional support. Now it’s even easier to find, build, and deliver compelling lessons right from the platform with improvements in Quiz, Studio, and Assignments. In addition, we’re launching a new Teacher Certification program to enhance the experience of all DE educators!
Save time with new monthly Activity Calendars for grades K-5 that feature grab-and-go lesson activities, such as Choice Boards, Studio Quiz activities, and slideshows. Perfect for a quick lesson on timely topics and holidays!
Teachers can count on Mystery Science for engaging science content for their students. Now there are even more lessons to choose from! Each lesson includes material checklists, digital and print options, and clear prep instructions with teaching tips.
Need to find that “perfect fit” for students? Pivot Interactives has improved scaffolding in its lessons to help teachers align them to their students’ needs. Plus, the updated grading functionality improves auto grading and personalized feedback throughout activities.
Whether you need support with planning, scaffolding, teaching, or grading, you’ll find new easy-to-use, time-saving resources and support to help through every step!
Enhance Equitable Access to Learning Opportunities
From improved language variety to diverse perspectives, Discovery Education offers relevant content and differentiated learning opportunities to help you create engaging lessons in which all students can see themselves!
Want to make career-readiness fun, but don’t have a ton of prep time? Discovery Education offers real-world, diverse content from major brands like Lego, Boeing, and the Country Music Association. And, check out the STEM Careers Coalition or Virtual Field Trips for low-prep, intriguing learning experiences!
Literacy is the #1 indicator of student success and a core function of succeeding in other subjects. Discovery Education’s reading and language supports are designed to ensure all students have what they need to achieve their reading goals and can access learning resources in a way that sets them up for success. These new and updated literacy tools include:
- Microsoft Immersive Reader
- High-contrast text and the ability to navigate without a mouse
- The “Read this to me” button from Pivot Interactives
- Language localization in Science Techbook
We’re continuously improving the content and resources we offer to inspire learning for all. As teachers search for their go-to resource or students hope for invigorating instruction, Discovery Education is here to help!