As fall approaches and we begin to enjoy all the little things that it brings, we invite you to explore timely learning resources from DE that will help your students to reflect on the past, note the present, and look to the future with hope and wonder.
Celebrating Native American Heritage
Native American and indigenous peoples have inhabited North America for thousands of years. Today, Native American communities continue to honor their rich historical narrative, traditions, and guiding values. With new timely learning resources including images, videos, reading passages, and more, students can learn about Native American heritage all year long and experience the stories of modern-day activists, innovators, and leaders who instill meaningful changes in their communities and across the country.
Follow Luna, her brother Jupiter, and pet ferret Clyde on adventures to explore life, physical, and earth and space science concepts. Luna sparks children’s curiosity about science and encourages them to wonder and investigate how the world works. Explore this collection, available in English and Spanish, with six new video adventures, including Let it Lean, Flying Vs, and Hello, Hello!
Explore a curated selection of high-quality content that supports the mission of the California Academy of Sciences: to explore, explain, and sustain life. Check out Two-Eyed Seeing: Science and Traditional Ecological Knowledge, which explains, from a variety of tribal members’ perspectives, the importance of traditional ecological knowledge in climate science. . And, One Sky Project: Indigenous Skies (Native Hawaiian) that explores the connection between indigenous knowledge and astronomy.
Create everyday connections to the five foundational keys of literacy with new microlearnings and instructional supports from Discover Literacy. Available in the Professional Learning NOW Channel, these hands-on resources provide a systematic approach to instruction and opportunities to practice applying new skills.
Discover Literacy is a no-cost educational initiative created in partnership between the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, Discovery Education, and the National Afterschool Association to address critical literacy needs nationwide.
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Let’s give thanks—for Thanksgiving! This annual holiday, celebrated primarily in the United States and Canada, started as a day of gratitude for the harvest bounty. In this collection, consider the history and tradition of Thanksgiving. Additionally, browse through resources that highlight the evolving values, customs, and new interpretations of this holiday in modern times.
Let’s salute all who served in the military! Veterans Day began as a commemoration for those who served in World War II, and the day has grown to commemorate anyone who has served in the armed forces. This federal holiday gives citizens a chance to reflect on how war has shaped the United States and a space to honor the brave men and women who have fought for freedom.
Celebrate Children’s Book Week (November 7-13) with this delightful collection of storybooks, brought to life through animation and voice narration. From space adventures to courageous changemakers to holiday tales, discover a whole new way to ignite students’ curiosity through reading. Be sure to explore new stories added this month like Flora: A Botanical Popup Book and Benji: The Bad Day and Me.