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MLK Day: 5 Ways to Help Your Kids Explore its Significance

Martin Luther King, Jr. was born January 15, 1929, and each year we recognize his birthday and life’s work with a federal holiday. King is well known for his efforts as a civil rights movement leader and for bringing about racial equality in the nation by using nonviolent means. The same year that King won the Nobel Peace Prize…

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U.S. Department of Education Releases Digital Learning Guides for Teachers and School Leaders

The U.S. Department of Education is excited to announce the release of two new resources that help teachers and school leaders meet the needs of their students by using thoughtful and creative digital learning experiences. The Teacher Digital Learning Guide (Teacher Guide) and the School Leader Digital Learning Guide (Leader Guide) are designed to provide educators and leaders resources…

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Teachers Review Remote Learning with Flipgrid

Although words such as “remote learning” and “distance learning” have dominated our conversations this school year, the heart of every classroom is still the connection between a teacher and their students. With the right tools and resources, that connection can remain infinitely stronger than the wifi networks powering your virtual classroom. Over 400 teachers from the DonorsChoose community shared…

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Teachers Review Remote Learning Tools

Although words such as “remote learning” and “distance learning” have dominated our conversations this school year, the heart of every classroom is still the connection between a teacher and their students. With the right tools and resources, that connection can remain infinitely stronger than the wifi networks powering your virtual classroom. Over 400 teachers from the DonorsChoose community shared…

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Students Rebuild Changemaker Challenge Wants Your Students’ Art Celebrating Everyday Heroes

Helping students process the ongoing pandemic, racial justice, growing environmental challenges, and more have been a major part of teaching this year. Time and again, we see that expressing gratitude and sharing feelings through art can ground and center us in seasons of uncertainty. Students Rebuild and the Bezos Family Foundation is inviting students across the world to create…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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