“Own Tomorrow, Preparing for Your Future” with U.S. Secretary of Labor Solis Help your students understand the boundless opportunities available to them as they gain job skills to enter the workforce. Secretary Solis discusses programs and opportunities for students to help them chart their own success.
Discovery Education Live Presents:
"Help Your Peers Stay in School" featuring General and Mrs. Colin L. Powell General and Mrs. Colin Powell discuss one of the most critical issues facing communities in America today dropout rates in the first of two Motivating Students to Make a Difference webinars. This webinar features facts and figures about the current state and discusses ways that students can help their peers stay in school and stay motivated to graduate themselves.
Discovery Education Live Presents:
“Your Role in Combating Poverty in America” featuring Mark Shriver, Senior Vice President of U.S. Programs, Save the Children Mark Shriver, Senior Vice President of U.S. Programs from Save the Children discuses poverty in America today and how students across the country can do their part to help reduce poverty in the future.
Siemens STEM Academy Presents Making A Difference Through Conservation Dave Salmoni teaches students about the relationship between animals, humans and the environment and how we can ensure the well-being of our earth's creatures. Students also learn more about the Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge, a premier national sustainability challenge that empowers students in grades K-12 to develop and share environmental solutions that can help change the world.
September 11th Commemoration Webinars View four archived webcasts that celebrate the courage of one nation, four communities, and the thousands of individuals affected on 9/11. Four unique panel discussions highlight the innovations, rebuilding, and resurgence that have ascended in the aftermath of 9/11.
Adventure to the Arctic Circle, the Earth's Air Conditioner Join Philippe Cousteau, Chief Ocean Correspondent for Animal Planet and grandson of oceanic explorer Jacques Cousteau, as he takes your students on a journey to the Arctic.
New York Stock Exchange Virtual Field Trip Watch as Discovery Education goes to the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to introduce students to the basics of stock ownership and initiate a dialogue on financial responsibility.
Spring 2013 Webinar Series Don't miss out on what's new in education. Discovery Education has gathered a team of experts to discuss what the newest trends are within the educational realm. Over the course of six webinars, you'll gain a new understanding of teaching and learning with digital resources.
Feed Your Mind with NFL QB Mark Sanchez Access the archive of New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez as he and other hosts introduce ideas on nutrition and fitness that are easy to apply at school, at home and at play.
What's On Your Fork? Hosted by Philippe Cousteau Did you know that there is a direct connection between what you can eat and the health of our water planet? Join Philippe Cousteau and guest experts from Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future as they explore the environmental and community impact of the food choices we make each and every day. Your students have the power to impact the environment just by being aware of their food choices and taking steps to make a difference.
Providing Students Access to Discovery Education Did you know that access to Discovery Education is not just for educators, but for every single student as well? Learn how to provide student access, and in no time they will be exploring videos, images, and more from home, school, or anywhere they have an internet connection. We will highlight enhancements to the My Admin site including a new Classroom Management tool to enable learning outside of the school day.
Homework Gone Digital Learn how to differentiate your instruction and connect with your students using the Discovery Education Student Center. We'll start by creating quizzes, assignments and writing prompts using the Builders in DE streaming. Then we'll create a classroom and show you how to assign content to your students.
A Discussion on Osama bin Laden Over 1,600 classrooms, and tens of thousands of students across the globe, tuned in to the live webcast to hear Ben Rhodes, Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor, to discuss Osama bin Laden.
SIEMENS STEM Academy: The Science and Technology of Storm Chasing with Reed Timmer Reed Timmer, Discovery Education's Chief Meteorologist and star of Discovery Channel's Storm Chasers, interacted live with students to explore the science and technology he and his crew use while chasing tornadoes and other storms. From constructing the specially-engineered "Dominator" to analyzing the wind speed and air pressure inside a live tornado, science is a central part of Reed's every day career.
STEM Connect Webinar, Sharks: Myth vs. RealityDid you know that there are over 400 species of sharks? Or that sharks have lived on our planet for more than 450 million years? Bring your students and join Andy Dehart, marine biologist and Discovery Channel Shark Advisor, to learn about the unique biology of sharks and explore some of the most common myths surrounding these feared creatures. Students will walk away with a new understanding of the evolution and biology of sharks and their role in the ocean ecosystem.
The Big CleanUPThe Big CleanUp contest, launched by EarthEcho International, TerraCycle and OneWorld One Ocean, challenges students to remove plastic from the waste stream and earn money for their school.