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Discovery Education Health K–12

This course provides an in-depth look at Discovery Education Health and allows participants to begin to organize their own plans. Beginning with a guided exploration and search features, participants will learn about lesson resources, including videos and discussion guides. The course will address strategies for leading discussions and teaching social skills. In addition, participants will learn about Discovery Education features like Teacher Center; Builder Tools for assignments, writing prompts, and quizzes. This course allows time for participants to develop an action plan for how they will use Discovery Education Health in their own classrooms or practice.

Audience

  • Teachers
  • Facilitators
  • Instructional Coaches
  • Guidance Counselors

Length

  • 6 hours

Maximum Participants

  • 25

System Requirements

  • Lab setting with one computer for each participant
  • Presentation station with computer for presenter
  • Internet access
  • Login and pass code for Discovery Education Health for each participant

Prerequisites

  • None

Recommended Companion Courses

Learning Outcomes

By the completion of this session participants will be able to:

  • Search for content in Discovery Education Health using a variety of search methods.
  • Identify and select a variety of resources by topic and grade level.
  • Access and store digital content for use in planning and classroom activities.
  • Lead discussions and identify an approach to teaching social skills
  • Create writing prompts, assignments and quizzes that include purposefully integrated digital content.

Sample Agenda

  1. Introduction to topic search
  2. Grade band subject matter discussion
  3. Curriculum exploration
  4. Reflection
  5. Leading discussions and teaching social skills
  6. Creating a classroom lesson
  7. Group sharing
  8. Debrief and evaluation

We were in with the whole package on professional development because of the quality of what Discovery Education had to provide.

Dr. Eugene White

Superintendent, Indianapolis Public Schools