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#CelebrateWithDE – Presidents’ Day

This year, we invite you to celebrate Presidents' Day by going all the way back to the day’s beginning to study Washington – along with another long-ago honoree, Lincoln – and then consider how they might have handled presidential communications with modern technology.

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Happy Valentine's Day #CelebrateWithDE

We’ve selected resources about heart anatomy, function, and health. Have your students study the resources and see if they can put it all together into a heart-healthy, sweet Valentine for the people in their lives. Happy Valentine’s Day – we LOVE the work you do! Learn More

SOS: A-E-I-LOVE-U

In this instructional strategy, students interpret information from images or videos they have viewed and write down their thoughts next to five descriptive categories. See the Strategy

Happening Today: All-Star Virtual Field Trip

Join us today, February 14th for a Virtual Field Trip to the All-Star Game. This exciting 30-minute program will give students a glimpse behind the scenes and help them learn how NBA staff use STEM skills to bring the game to life! Register Today

2019 TeenDrive365 Video Challenge

You have the power to influence safe driving behavior among teens. Encourage your students to make a video that inspires their peers to drive safely and they will be entered for a chance to win $15,000 and other great prizes! Learn More

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How do you love DE?

How do you love DE? Let’s count the ways: Jannita Demian asked the DEN Community for their favorite Valentine’s Day resources and lesson ideas. Check out the depth and breadth of what they shared.
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Hot Topics: Digital Citizenship

Learn about Discovery Education’s tools, resources, and how it functions in a way that supports all facets of digital citizenship.
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#CelebrateWithDE – Valentine’s Day

Does science make your heart beat faster? Celebrate a heart-themed Valentine’s Day in a fresh, academic way. We’ve selected resources about heart anatomy, function, and health. Have your students study the resources and see if they can put it all together into a heart-healthy, sweet Valentine for the people in their lives.
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#CelebrateWithDE International Day of Women and Girls in Science

On Feb. 11 it is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Encourage students to think about a field or a career they might be interested in pursuing by reviewing our STEM career profile resources.
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Kathy's Katch: Fact, opinion, or fake news?

In this DEN discussion, Kathy Schrock dives into digital citizenship with the lens of news, media, and information literacy through the lens of digital citizenship. Check out her ideas and resources to help students distinguish credible vs noncredible sources.
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All-Star Virtual Field Trip

This exciting 30-minute program will give students a glimpse behind the scenes and help them learn how NBA staff use STEM skills in their work each and every day!
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One month left to enter the Operation Prevention Video Challenge

One month left to enter the Operation Prevention Video Challenge Your students have the power to impact the opioid epidemic. In partnership with the DEA, Discovery Education challenges students to send a message to their peers about prescription opioid misuse by creating a 30-60 second original Public Service Announcement. This is your students' chance to lead the change in schools and win up to $10,000 doing it! Submit a PSA by March 6. 
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On-Demand Virtual Field Trip: Discover the Spider-Verse

Join the stars, producers, directors and animators to explore how STEM and literacy principals contributed to the making of the award winning film, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.
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All-Star Virtual Field Trip

Join Discovery Education and the NBA for a Virtual Field Trip to the All-Star Game. This exciting 30-minute program will give students a glimpse behind the scenes and help them learn how NBA staff use STEM skills to bring the game to life!
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#CelebrateWithDE – Black History Month

Celebrate Black History Month with Discovery Education resources that highlight the specific achievements of a few of the many African Americans who have made contributions in education, equality, and exploration!
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DEN Discussion: Actively Viewing Video

DEN Community member Jackie Druck wonders: how do we ensure students are active, engaged viewers of video and are thinking critically and making connections? She shares research, best practices, and resources for doing just that.
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#CelebrateWithDE - Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day comes around every February 2nd. This year, encourage your students to think about perspective by considering the experience of the groundhog. Give your students some background knowledge about the Groundhog Day tradition with these short video resources.
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2019 TeenDrive365 Video Challenge

You have the power to influence safe driving behavior among teens. Encourage your students to make a video that inspires their peers to drive safely and they will be entered for a chance to win $15,000 and other great prizes!
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SOS Top Ten: Higher Order Thinking Skills

Check out this curated list of instructional ideas that provide a framework to help students practice and perfect their critical thinking skills, including effective reasoning, systems thinking, making judgements and decisions, and solving problems.
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Starting Soon

Tune in at 12PM ET TODAY to join the National Football League, American Heart Association, and Discovery Education for an exclusive pass to Kids Day at the 2019 NFL Super Bowl Experience in Atlanta.
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Try it Tuesday: Let's Roll

This SOS strategy scaffolds students as they learn to summarize information. Students work together as a whole group, then in small groups, and finally independently, to identify the most important information before writing a summary statement of what they’ve learned.
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Educate & Commemorate: Join the Stronger Than Hate Challenge

Racism, xenophobia, and hatred affect us all. As classrooms and communities around the world commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27, choose to make a difference.
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Find Your SOS #Motivation

DEN members are diving deeper with SOS instructional ideas and sharing how they use the strategies in their classrooms. If you’re looking for some low-key accountability and some high-energy discussion, check out this challenge.
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DEN Discussion: Higher Order Thinking Skills

How does the DEN Community use Discovery Education to build student higher order thinking skills, including applying, analyzing, evaluating, and creating?
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Try it Tuesday: Persuade Me

This SOS strategy provides a framework to help students use Toulmin’s six elements of a persuasive argument while evaluating a media selection for the strength of its claim and evidence.
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2019 Stronger Than Hate Challenge Officially Open!

Show your class that education is stronger than hate by registering your students for the Stronger Than Hate Challenge! Winning entries are eligible to win up to $10k in scholarships and grants for making a positive impact in the community.
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Educate & Commemorate: Join the Stronger Than Hate Challenge

Racism, xenophobia, and hatred affect us all. As classrooms and communities around the world commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27, choose to make a difference.
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Engage your students with STEM Resources, now available in Spanish!

Utilize Dig Into Mining 6-12 grade teacher resources to empower your Spanish speaking students to develop STEM, critical thinking and problem solving skills through real-world exploration!
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#DENChat at 8PM ET: Higher Order Thinking Skills

Join #DENChat Today, 1/17 and share resources and strategies that support students as they work to apply, analyze, evaluate and synthesize information.
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ICYMI: Community Favorites Apps and Tools

Carrie Willis and Terra-Lee Gratton have an app-smashing good time and show how Discovery Education resources, digital media, and instructional strategies integrate with favorite apps like SeeSaw, Book Creator, Flipgrid, DoInk, and more.
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On-Demand Event: MLK Virtual Viewing Party

Celebrate the service and impact of Martin Luther King Jr.’s life by joining us for a virtual viewing party. This event features a special video with associated resources and activities to help students understand the history of Dr. King’s work and the importance of service to a healthy community.
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Your Ticket to the Super Bowl Experience

Don’t miss your chance to take a trip to the Super Bowl Experience in Atlanta and break down the top 10 plays to PLAY 60 alongside NFL Players, mascots, cheerleaders, and American Heart Association volunteers.
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Webinar at 6PM ET: Google Classroom and Discovery Education

Learn easy ways to infuse Discovery Education resources into your Google-based classroom to empower students to create, explore, and stay engaged.
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Try it Tuesday: Concept Circles

With this Spotlight on Strategies instructional idea, students systematically use a circle organizer to define and discuss vocabulary and its relationship to content they are studying.
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Play Ball with Major League Baseball

Bring real-world excitement of MLB into your classroom and engage students with the science, STEM and careers found in America’s favorite past time. New content now available!
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Virtual Viewing Party: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Celebrate the service and impact of Martin Luther King Jr.’s life by joining us for a virtual viewing party on Thursday, January 17th. This event features a special video with associated resources and activities to help students understand the history of Dr. King’s work and the importance of service to a healthy community.
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Discover the Spider-Verse Virtual Field Trip

Masks on! Take your students on a STEM and Literacy journey to meet the creative minds behind the film, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and into a world where anyone can be a superhero!
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Save the Date Wednesday 1/16: Higher Order Thinking Skills Webinar featuring Emily Sigman

Join Discovery Education’s Emily Sigman as she shares tools, resources, and strategies from Discovery Education to support Higher Order Critical Thinking Skills—going beyond recall, memorization, and basic understanding to engage students in higher-order thinking skills like applying, analyzing, evaluating, and creating.
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What's your #EduResolution? Check out this DEN discussion.

What’s your education resolution? Dave T. asks the DEN Community what they want to commit to in 2019. Find out what they have to say and share your own #EduResolution.
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Innovate for the future and win $10K

How will your students change the world? Enter the TCS' Ignite Innovation Student Challenge with a digital solution to a global challenge for a chance to win up to $10,000. Submission deadline is Jan. 17.
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Try it Tuesday: Whittle It down

This SOS strategy scaffolds students as they learn to summarize information. Students work together as a whole group, then in small groups, and finally independently, to identify the most important information before writing a summary statement of what they’ve learned.
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Necessary New Letters for Your School Alphabet: AR, VR, AI, ML, MR

Hall Davidson discusses how AI, AR, and VR will impact students’ adult lives and shares easy ways to get these technologies into classrooms and integrated into subject matter.
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Content Showcase: In the News

Follow emerging stories from around the globe and consider in-depth features on politics, conflicts, sports, the environment, health, technology, and more.
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ICYMI: Techifying SOS

Emily Fagan and Jennifer Tatum show how to weave powerful SOS instructional strategies with easy and exciting tech tools to engaging, effective, and efficient results in this Community Favorites archive.
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DEN Discussion: Where to Start?

He’s new to Discovery Education, so he asked the Community: where should he start? See what the DEN recommends.
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Content Showcase: Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works Program

Discovery Education has joined forces with Lockheed Martin to bring you four new videos that explore areas of innovation in Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works program. These videos demonstrate nature-inspired aviation technologies, wildfire response solutions, advanced aerospace materials, and cutting-edge stealth technology.
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Hot Topic: College and Career Readiness

See how Discovery Education supports students by providing resources to develop the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to succeed.
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Content Showcase: Energizing Our World Virtual Field Trip

The American Nuclear Society Virtual Field Trip takes your students on a tour of the Palo Verde Generating Station in western Arizona. Students meet the team at the Palo Verde site to learn how nuclear technologies are helping to develop more environmentally favorable electrical power.
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Top 10 SOS: College and Career Readiness

Explore strategies to integrate in everyday instructional practice to scaffold students in mastering the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary for success.
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SOS Cookie Competition

Research-based instructional strategies AND cookies—what could be better? Check out how Manheim Township School District is spreading the word about SOS in this community conversation.
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