Elementary Schools

Celebrate Black Changemakers Year-round with New Resources

Celebrate a continual story of progress and self-empowerment during Black History Month with Discovery Education resources to inspire tomorrow’s activists and innovators. Spark a year-long dialogue with your students about the many remarkable people, events, and accomplishments that continue to help shape our nation.

Speak Truth to Power 

Watch as author, commentator, and attorney Van Jones shares amazing words of inspiration with a group of student activists in the For the Present and the Future Virtual Field Trip. Van Jones uses intimate stories from his own life to show students that passion and purpose are the secrets to a successful

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This Week at DE: Week of February 7

Hi everyone and happy Sunday! We have an earlier edition of This Week at DE today since I know you’re probably watching a certain “big game” tonight. 

But we’re excited about a kickoff of our own: the launch of nearly 30 new digital resources from our STEM Careers CoalitionThese resources continue to support and celebrate Black histories and Black leaders in STEM and connect all learners to their natural curiosity to see the STEM in them. All of the resources include ready-made activities with step-by-step guides designed for

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Connect STEM Learning to Real-World Experiences with New Resources from the STEM Careers Coalition 

Did you know that offshore oil rigs are decommissioned and sunk to create artificial reefs around the United States?  

New “anywhere” activities from the STEM Careers Coalition help educators bring the real-world to life by making the connections between NGSS-aligned curriculum and current scientific innovation. 

As a first-of-its-kind STEM initiative, the STEM Careers Coalition is working to address the STEM workforce and inspiration gap by connecting industry and classrooms at unprecedented scale. The Coalition currently provides a catalog of standards-aligned classroom activities, student activation and career-focused resources to support educators, students and families in STEM exploration. 

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This Week at DE: Week of January 31

Hi everyone! My name’s Vashti Williams and I work on our digital content team at Discovery Education. My team helps curate the hundreds of channels you see in Discovery Education Experience – all with the goal of providing you timely and relevant resources to help you build your lesson plans. We produce DE Original content and work with many trusted content partners to help you navigate important discussions with your students and help connect them to the real world. 

That being said, I’m excited to kick off February by highlighting new

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This Week at DE: Week of January 24

My name is Laetitia Morrisson and I’m Director of Partnerships here at Discovery Education. As always, we would love to hear from YOU on what you want to see from us. If you’re new to Discovery Education, or maybe new to virtual learning, we did want to remind you of a few valuable resources in Discovery Education Experience to explore.  

The “Getting Started Guide to Virtual Learning” channel is a good refresher for how to effectively communicate and share resources with students. There are tips for how to access grab-and-go activities, assign content or searching our Help Center Read More

Three Ways to Integrate the Super Bowl into Learning with AHA and NFL PLAY 60  | Discovery Education

Looking for a fun way to get students active while teaching them the importance of a healthy lifestyle?  NFL Play 60 and the American Heart Association provide engaging resources to help educators teach students the positive impact of physical activity on health and wellness. Through a variety of fun, interactive lessons, digital explorations and videos, educators can provide students and families the tools they need to get the necessary 60 minutes or more of physical activity each day. 

With  Super Bowl LV approaching, now is a great time to plan for using these resources to combine the excitement of

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This Week at DE: Week of January 17

Hi everyone! My name’s Mark Miano and I lead our video hub here at Discovery Education, where we produce and film exciting virtual field trips, career profiles and other video content 

Our team has been given the opportunity to create something very special this week in advance of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, and I’m very excited to share it with all of you. 

 

Discovery Education, in partnership with the Discovery Family and Discovery Familia networks, is collaborating with the inaugural transition team to produce a 

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Challenge Students with Hands-On Problem Solving Experiences from Innovation Generation

When we look at the world around us, we can easily point out many problems and challenges facing society and our environment. These problems can be complex and often require critical thinking and innovative ideas to address. Stanley Black & Decker in partnership with Discovery Education has designed Innovation Generation to encourage students to explore creativity, design, and connection to become a problem solver in their communities and the world! Inspire the next generation of innovators to explore solutions that can impact their communities with the Making for Good Challenge and year-round resources from Innovation Generation. 

Making for Good Challenge

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This Week at DE: Week of January 11

Hi everyone, my name is Tess Henkel and I’m a Digital Content Manager at Discovery Education. This week’s events in our nation’s Capital were disturbing and hard to process. We understand how difficult it is for all of us, especially teachers and students, to make sense of everything. As you continue to navigate conversations with your students, we are fully committed to supporting you with relevant and timely digital resources. 

On the homepage of Discovery Education Experiencewe have curated DE originals and resources from our trusted content corporate and community partners for every grade band.

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