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Try it Tuesday: PMI

Students categorize their reactions to a piece of media using Plus, Minus, or Interesting to label new facts or ideas.

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Red Ribbon Week: The Opioid Crisis

Red Ribbon Week is October 23 – 31, 2018. Join the commitment to raise awareness of the effects of drug use and help your students become educated about the risks. Discovery Education has partnered with Operation Prevention to provide resources for educators as they work with students around this sensitive but critically important topic. Raise Awareness

Fall VirtCon Is Right Around the Corner!

How will you spend this Saturday, October 20? Discovery Education's 2018 Fall Virtual Conference (VirtCon) features "Community Favorites" presented by DEN STAR Educators: practicing educators, just like you. Register Today

Tomorrow: Differentiated Instruction Community Conversation

Tuesday, October 16, join the October Community Conversation where classroom educators, just like you, share instructional strategies and classroom examples of how they use Discovery Education to support all learners and differentiate instruction. RSVP Today

Give Your Students a Glimpse at the True Impacts of Opioid Misuse!

Pro athletes, professional musicians, parents. No one expects to become addicted to opioids, but it can happen to anyone. Meet real people impacted by the opioid epidemic to hear their stories of loss, triumph, and learning in this important Virtual Field Trip.  Register now!

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Meet the DEN: Christi Verecky

This week, we’d like you to meet Christi Verecky, a book-loving, waterfall jumping, 2-time Teacher of the Year from Apex, North Carolina. Find out more in her Meet the DEN post.
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Features and Functionality of Discovery Education for Differentiating Instruction

Go Beyond standard instruction and check out this quick list of built-in Discovery Education features and functionality that support diverse learners.
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Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice: Check Out These Autumnal Resources

Pumpkin spice and everything nice… challenge students to welcome fall using all their senses and encourage them to celebrate the signs of autumn such as crunching leaves, sweet apples, and crisp air. Check out the beauty of autumn using high quality images paired with instructional strategies.
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Top 10 SOS for Differentiating Instruction

See ten integration strategies for using Discovery Education to provide students with choice in the content, process, and product of their learning.
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InnovateHER. InventHER. TrailblazeHER.

Get HER engaged in STEM through our first-ever girl-led virtual field trip! Register now for the Unleash Your Citizen Scientist VFT premiering on October 18th at 1:00 pm ET. Perfect for all students grades 2-5.
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Inspire the Makers in your Classroom!

Innovation Generation is a new educational program designed to bring making and doing into the classroom while empowering students nationwide to build STEAM skillsets through real-world exploration.

#CelebrateWithDE - Hispanic Heritage Month

It’s Hispanic Heritage Month! We celebrate Hispanic heritage each year between September 15 – October 15, but do you know why this timeframe was selected? Make sure your students know some of the reasons we celebrate the histories, cultures, and contributions of Hispanic Americans.
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Meet the DEN: Gerri Otto

This week, we’d like you to meet Gerri Otto, a Netflix loving, Willy Wonka fan from Kingsville, Maryland. Find out more in her Meet the DEN post.
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Free Professional Learning Webinar: Discovery Education's Top Integration Strategies

Monday, 10/8: Learn how to pair engaging instructional strategies with multimedia content such as videos, images, and audio. This webinar will demonstrate how to fully leverage Discovery Education's rich content and Spotlight on Strategies in your classroom.
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Enter the Teacher Challenge Today!

How will you bring manufacturing to life in the classroom? Tell us for the chance to turn your biggest ideas into reality!
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Webinar: Top 5 Things to Know About Discovery Education Streaming

Thursday, 10/4: Whether you are new to Discovery Education or looking to learn what's new with Streaming, this webinar demonstrates the robust content and maximize your experience with Streaming's features and resources.
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#CelebrateWithDE – World Teacher Day

October 5 is all about you: teachers! We’re celebrating World Teacher Day and we want you to join us. Maybe you’ll have trouble turning your attention from your students to yourself, but we’ve collected resources that may help you be a happier and better teacher – or, at least, they may save you some time.
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Try it Tuesday: Think, Puzzle, Explore

Pair a video segment that introduces a concept with the strategy Think, Puzzle, Explore so that students can consider which content will help them answer their questions.
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Get Started on the Home Depot Kids Workshop Extension Activity!

Build a fireboat to help combat flames on shorelines and aboard other ships from the water – not on land!
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Hot Topics: Differentiating Instruction

Find out how Discovery Education helps differentiate instruction by offering resources to help vary content, process, product, and learning environment.
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Give Your Students a Glimpse at the True Impacts of Opioid Misuse

Pro athletes, professional musicians, parents. No one expects to become addicted to opioids, but it can happen to anyone. Meet real people impacted by the opioid epidemic to hear their stories of loss, triumph, and learning, in this important Virtual Field Trip. 
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#CelebrateWithDE – World Space Week

Celebrate World Space Week with other humans around the Earth from October 4 – 10. The 2018 theme is “Space Unites the World” – a great opportunity to talk about the common fascination humans have with the vast space in which we exist. It’s also a good time to talk about curiosity and exploration.
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Pave the Way for Your Students’ Financial Future

September is College Savings Month, and Pathway to Financial Success in Schools has everything you need to prepare your students to finance the future. Explore Unit 3: Financing Your Future classroom and family activities to help your students understand education financing options and make informed choices.
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Save the Date: Fall VirtCon is October 20

How will you spend Saturday, October 20? Discovery Education's 2018 Fall Virtual Conference (VirtCon) features "Community Favorites" presented by DEN STAR Educators: practicing educators, just like you. Learn tips, tricks, and strategies for integrating Discovery Education digital resources to create impactful learning experiences for students.
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Maximize Your DEN Experience

Not sure where to get started in the DEN Online Community? Take these steps to allow others to find and connect with you, engage in meaningful conversations about the topics that matter to you, and build your presence in the online community.
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Enter to Win $10K and Be a Superhero of Health!

The Super Health, Super You Community Challenge is now open! Encourage your class to develop a plan for solving a health-related problem in your school’s community and your school could win $10k to bring your students’ ideas to life.
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#TryitTuesday: Read All About It

This strategy provides a scaffold to encourage students to reread text multiple times to ensure they comprehend it as they interact deeply with the audio and transcript of a Discovery Education video segment.
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AgExplorer Virtual Field Trip - Sept. 25 at 1PM ET

Join us as we broadcast live from Nashville, TN and meet the team at Tractor Supply Company to learn about careers that develop, market, distribute and provide the products you use every day.
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Hot Topics: Authentic Demonstration of Knowledge

Discovery Education Streaming provides opportunities for students to demonstrate authentic understanding of content, which can be connected to the characteristics of authentic assessments.
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Meet the DEN: Tanneshia Dukes

This week, we’d like you to meet Tanneshia Dukes, a food loving, karaoke singing fan from Greensboro, North Carolina. Find out more in her Meet the DEN post.
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Did You Know: Dig the Grid

You love Spotlight on Strategies instructional ideas, now there’s an even easier way to explore the series: check out a complete grid view of all SOS, filterable by skill, media type, and alignment to McREL International's 6-Phase Model of Learning.
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Enter the Teacher Challenge Today!

How will you bring manufacturing to life in the classroom? Tell us for the chance to turn your biggest ideas into reality!
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Celebrate MFG Day with a Manufacture Your Future Virtual Field Trip!

Take a virtual tour of Arconic in Austin, Texas to explore how 3D printing is rocketing from the lab to the skies with precision built parts for commercial and space aircraft. You’ll hear from engineers and technicians to learn about the skills, the machines and the materials used in this stellar technology.
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Fuel Student Success With the Navy STEM Challenges Interactive!

Fuel student success with the Navy STEM Challenges interactive, created in partnership with America's Navy. This self-paced module includes 3 unique missions that expose students to helicopter rescue, drone surveillance and disease control missions to experience first-hand how concepts in physics, biology, engineering, and earth science are applied in Navy STEM careers. Download the companion Educator Guide and get ready to challenge your students!
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Take Your Students on a Deep Dive Into the World of Sharks

Take a bite out of back to school by exploring the 2018 Shark Week Content Collection with your students- available all year long! Plus, dive deeper into key topics with lesson starters designed for your classroom.
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Become a DEN STAR Educator

We invite you to take the next step in growing your professional learning community at Discovery Education by becoming a DEN STAR Educator. It is simple to become a DEN STAR, and educators of all experience and expertise levels are welcome.
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#TryitTuesday: There's an App for That

Help students understand an author’s purpose and collect evidence—important parts of comprehending and interacting with a text—with this SOS strategy.
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Hot Topics: ISTE Student Standards

Discovery Education supports ISTE Standards for Students by providing a variety of tools, resources, and learning experiences that prepare digital age learners to become future-ready, lifelong learners.
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Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Final Event Is Only One Month Away!

The Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Final Event is only one month away! Stay up-to-date on our 2018 finalists and how their final projects are coming along with The Young Scientist Blog. Check it out today!
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Register for the Smart Cities Virtual Field Trip!

Students will explore what makes a city “smart” and how sustainable communities play an essential role in conservation by going inside the Itron Innovation Center. They’ll learn about the relationship between water and energy and see exactly how innovative urban technologies are solving today’s conservation challenges.
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Constitution Day Virtual Viewing Party | This Monday, Sept 17

Thousands of classrooms will simultaneously participate and share their thoughts and reflections about the importance of celebrating culture and heritage. Join us for a Virtual Experience and dive into the history of the constitution!
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Register Now for the Navigating Nuclear: Energizing Our WorldTM Virtual Field Trip!

Join us as we take a look behind-the-scenes at the Palo Verde Generating Station, the largest power plant in the U.S. and explore how nuclear technologies are helping to develop more environmentally friendly electrical power.
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#CelebrateWithDE – International Peace Day

The United Nations established the International Day of Peace in 1981 and its guiding principle is a commitment to “peace above all differences.” This critical mission can be especially powerful to students and young people as they learn to navigate a world full of individual differences.
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Meet the DEN: Drey Keairnes

This week, we’d like you to meet Drey Keairnes, a Sasquatch hunting, trombone playing English Teacher from Schuyler, NE. Find out more in his Meet the DEN post.
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Connect with DE on Social Media

Wherever you are online, we’re there, too. Give us a follow to build your own personal learning network and stay in the loop for all the latest opportunities from Discovery Education.
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Did You Know: SOS Top Ten Series

Not sure which instructional strategy to choose? Check out our lists of Top Ten SOS: curated SOS strategies for addressing 21st Century Skills development, recommended strategies for grade ranges, subject areas, and more.
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AgExplorer Virtual Field Trip - Sept. 25 at 1PM ET

Join us as we broadcast live from Nashville, TN and meet the team at Tractor Supply Company to learn about careers that develop, market, distribute and provide the products you use every day.
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#TryitTuesday: Fold, Learn, Draw

Support visual and kinesthetic learners and encourage collaboration while building vocabulary with this SOS strategy.
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Hot Topics: Literacy

With the goals of literacy being the ability to understand and be understood, Discovery Education Streaming provides resources that support both comprehension and communication.
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#CelebrateWithDE – International Dot Day

Do you work with any students who doubt their abilities? We all do! September 15th is International Dot Day – a global celebration of creativity, courage, and collaboration – and we celebrate it with the author of the powerful book The Dot.
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