Elementary Schools

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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Gratitude and 5 Other Skills to Build Sustainable Happiness

Yesterday, I received a package from my sister in law, Marsha, with a beautiful homemade face mask. Gratitude washed over me. Her generosity released a cascade of feelings that researchers acknowledge lead to happiness.

In these unprecedented times, it is easy to lose sight of happiness and self-care. The following 6 learnable skills are proven to increase health and wellbeing and reduce stress and anxiety. Now is an ideal time to get started!

  • Gratitude.  In spite of challenges, it’s uplifting to recognize the efforts many people make every day; the healthcare worker tending to the sick, the store employee 
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Expand Perspectives on Preventing Substance Misuse – Explore the Dose of Knowledge Panel Discussion On-Demand 

Initiating conversations with students about the dangers of substance misuse can be difficult to navigate. As instances of substance misuse continue to be too common and as young people faced increased stress, anxiety, and isolation during these challenging times, it is more important than ever that we all play an active role helping students understand the dangers of drug misuse.  

CVS Health in partnership with Discovery Education presented a unique panel discussion during Red Ribbon Week 2020, focusing on helping educators and communities define substance misuse and sharing tools and resources for addressing the issue with students

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Connecting Students to the Real-World of Healthcare

As kids continue to navigate the new school year, whether in-person or virtually, being aware of overlapping diseases and social realities has become more important than ever. Beyond the ever-present threats posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, there are 6.2 million children living with asthma in the United States alone. For these children, respiratory diseases like COVID-19 pose additional threats to a healthy life, and complications are everywhere – even from cleaning products, research finds.

Added to the mix are racial disparities related to respiratory illness. Research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows cases are up to 2.8x

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Prevention Resources to Keep Kids Substance-Free

We know kids don’t live in a vacuum and are faced with important decisions each day. That’s why Responsibility.org’s Ask, Listen, Learn: Kids and Alcohol Don’t Mix underage drinking prevention program and Discovery Education teamed up in 2018 to deliver award-winning prevention resources designed to spark conversations about alcohol, both in schools and at home, to prevent underage drinking. Now, we’re proud to release brand-new content that supports teachers, parents, and students in engaging in even more conversations to keep kids substance-free by addressing how underage cannabis use affects the developing brain.

Cannabis legalization is on the rise in many

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Tools Connecting High Schoolers to Financial Success

Research from the U.S. Treasury Department implies that educating students about smart financial decisions is as critical as ever: only 1 out of 6 students currently have the baseline of economic knowledge they need to be successful long-term.

Connecting students to financial know-how, including information about financial institutions, provides a means for young people to achieve their dreams. With no cost resources from Pathway to Financial Success in School – a program from Discover Financial Services and Discovery Education – educators now have a way to give students the tools they need to succeed financially.

Designed for wherever learning takes

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