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Featured Strategy: Connect the Dots

Featured Strategy: Connect the Dots is a teaching strategy that provides a structure for students as they make text-to-self connections. Students use dots and lines to identify points that connect them to the topic of study.

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Less Searching. More Learning.

You asked and we listened. Discovery Education Streaming and Techbook services have exciting new enhancements that facilitate collaboration, creativity, and student engagement, all while saving teachers time. Discovery the Latest

Meet the DEN: Megan Douglas

This week, we’d like you to meet Megan Douglas, a Swiss Alps paraglider and Curriculum Writer from Vista, California. Find out more in her Meet the DEN post. Learn More

Hot Topics: Literacy

Discovery Education features a variety of literacy supports to help students build and strengthen foundational reading, writing, and communication skills. Learn More

Professional Learning Summer Adventure

Join Discovery Education for a summer learning adventure that will help you get the new school year off to a fantastic start. Learn at your own pace as you relax by the pool, visit a far-flung destination, or meet your colleagues over iced coffee. Start Exploring

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DEN STAR Educators participate in exclusive professional learning experiences, access VIP promotions, and receive special recognition for sharing with their colleagues.
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Featured Strategy: 3 Truths...1 Lie

Featured Strategy: 3 Truths...1 Lie is a teaching strategy that helps students focus on the key takeaway of a particular concept. Students will create three truths and one lie, based on the digital selection.
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Meet the DEN: Jennifer Tatum

This week, we’d like you to meet Jennifer Tatum, a closet TV junkie and 5th Grade Teacher from Asheville, North Carolina. Find out more in her Meet the DEN post.
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Hot Topics: Language Learners

Discovery Education provides many supports for all types of learners—including English Language Learners—through the use of instructional strategies and the features of multimodal text and resources.
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Did You Know: Video Transcripts

Closed-captioned videos have the text available in a searchable transcript format. Search for a term to see it highlighted throughout the transcript and click on any section of the transcript while a video is playing to jump to that portion of the video. Learn more about video features.
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DEN Community: Weekly Favorites

Sharing: it's what educators do. Check out some of the best resources in the DEN Community library, a platform where Discovery Educators across the United States and Canada are discussing strategies and sharing resources.
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Featured Strategy: Take a Walk

Take a Walk is a teaching strategy that fosters creative thinking through movement. Students are asked to walk and talk, which has been shown to support higher-order thinking and increase retention of information.
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Get started on the Home Depot Kids Workshop extension activity

Continue the learning from the Fishing Game Workshop by experimenting with magnets to add a new layer of fun!
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Meet the DEN: Kathleen Hanke

This week, we’d like you to meet Kathleen Hanke, a pirate expert (aaargh!) and Library Media Specialist from Janesville, WI. Find out more in her Meet the DEN post.
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Did You Know: Content Collections

Featuring resources selected and created by Discovery Education’s curriculum experts, Content Collections offer lesson starters, video clips, songs, and more on many of Discovery Education’s most-searched topics.
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Maximize Your DEN Experience

Make the most of your DEN Community experience online by taking 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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Meet America's Top 10 Young Scientists!

Discovery Education and 3M are thrilled to announce the Top 10 National Finalists of the 2018 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge. Out of hundreds of submissions from across the country, these talented students were chosen for their ingenuity, communication and outstanding passion for science. Visit our website to check out their ground-breaking ideas!
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Featured Strategy: Get in Line

Get in Line is a teaching strategy that provides students with an opportunity to sequence events on a timeline. The development of this skill is critical to student success and this simple strategy makes it easy to teach.
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Connect with Your Discovery Education Community

Whether you’re searching for instructional ideas, interested in teacher-created resources, or connecting with other educators, there are lots of ways to get involved.
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Did You Know: My DE

My DE is your home page and hub to Discovery Education services and tools. My DE highlights key content, timely resources, and in-person and online events.
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Shine Like a STAR

DEN STAR Educators participate in exclusive professional learning experiences, access VIP promotions, and receive special recognition for sharing with their colleagues.
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Featured Strategy: IDEA Share

IDEA Share is a teaching strategy that allows students to participate in the peer review process so they can learn from and give constructive feedback. Students follow a structured rotation to review the work of other students and comment on four specific areas.
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Professional Learning Summer Adventure

Join Discovery Education for a summer learning adventure that will help you get the new school year off to a fantastic start. Learn at your own pace as you relax by the pool, visit a far-flung destination, or meet your colleagues over iced coffee.
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Looking for Summer Family Fun?

Check out From The Ground Up: The Science of Soil's suite of no-cost family activities! Designed to guide exploration and cultivate a new appreciation for the science all around us, these hands-on activities are the perfect way to engage students in learning summer long! All resources available in English and Spanish.
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Meet the DEN: Jennifer Hall

This week, we’d like you to meet Jennifer Hall, a soap opera-loving Educational Technology Specialist from Tucker, Georgia. Find out more in her Meet the DEN post.
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Hot Topics: Language Learners

Discovery Education provides many supports for all types of learners—including English Language Learners—through the use of instructional strategies and the features of multimodal text and resources.
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Did You Know: Student Access

Did you know that students can access Discovery Education resources all summer long? Learn how to create classes, assign content, and unlock summer exploration for your students.
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DEN Online Community: Ways to Engage

Your DEN Community is here for you—whether you’re searching for instructional ideas, interested in teacher-created resources, or connecting with other educators, there are lots of ways for you to get involved.
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Teach Your Students to Be Financially Responsible

Start your students financial literacy journey with new self-paced modules from Pathway to Financial Success in Schools. Get started today to develop the skills and habits they need to be financially successful.
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Featured Strategy: 321 Strategy

The 321 Pyramid strategy provides a scaffold to teach students how to make decisions about important vs. extraneous information within a media selection.
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AgExplorer Virtual Field Trip On Demand

Did you miss the live AgExplorer Virtual Field Trip? Don't worry! You can still take your students inside John Deere World HQ in Moline, Illinois, to explore the careers fueling John Deere innovation. Don't miss this unique opportunity to connect student passions to in-demand career paths. Stream the virtual field trip and download our standards-aligned companion educator guide today.
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Meet the DEN: Shelby Graves

This week, we’d like you to meet Shelby Graves, a bad car singing, weather reporting Library Media Specialist from Warrenton, Missouri. Find out more in her Meet the DEN post.
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Step-by-Step Guides

Everything you need to understand the resources, tools, and programs to start your digital journey. These step-by-step guides can be used for quick reference or printed as handouts.
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Did You Know: QuickList and My Content

Did you know that Discovery Education offers you a way to curate and organize your Discovery Education digital resources? Learn more about QuickList and My Content folders.
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DEN Online Community: Weekly Favorites

Your colleagues are talking in the DEN Online Community—here are a few conversations and resources that caught our eye.
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Worldwide Summer Adventure

Every trip has to start somewhere, and this is the "launch pad" for your student's adventure. A number of summer experiences, virtual trips, and explorations are already live - so they can get started straight away!
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Featured Strategy: Close Encounters

Close Encounters is a teaching strategy that shows your students that multimedia is text, too. Students read multimedia text closely for information using the same strategies they would for written text.
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Career Quiz for 9-12 Grades

With the new digital interactive from Dig Into Mining, students can answer questions about their preferences, hobbies and skills to uncover a variety of in demand mining careers at which they would excel and enjoy!
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Meet the DEN: Jennipher Eisenstein

This week, we’d like you to meet Jennipher Eisenstein, a fan of chocolate ice cream loaded with Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups from Rockwall, TX. Find out more in her Meet the DEN post.
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Professional Learning Toolkits

Do you share Discovery Education with others? This growing library of ready-to-go resources help administrators, staff development specialists, and educators share Discovery Education with colleagues. Everything needed to excite, engage, and encourage participants is contained within each toolkit and its notes.
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Did You Know: Sound Effects

Crash! Boom! Bang! What's that sound? Discovery Education is home to a Hollywood-style collection of sound effects. Use for storytelling, writing prompts, or attention-getting device. You'll hear plenty of (applause).
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DEN Community: Weekly Favorites

Sharing: it's what educators do. Check out some of the best resources in the DEN Community library, a platform where Discovery Educators across the United States and Canada are discussing strategies and sharing resources.
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Featured Instructional Idea: Whittle It Down

From the Spotlight on Strategies (SOS) series, Whittle It Down is a teaching strategy that scaffolds summarization. Students whittle down large chunks of information as a whole group, small group, and then independently, generating a list of important words from the text. Students then use their final words to create a summary of the topic.
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Meet the DEN: Jan Abernethy

This week, we’d like you to meet Jan Abernethy, a mashed potato hating Star Wars series fan from Harrisville, Pennsylvania. Find out more in her Meet the DEN post.
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Hot Topics: Differentiated Instruction

Discovery Education helps you engage diverse learners with multimodal digital content for multiple learning styles, degrees of readiness, and interests by offering resources to help vary content, process, product, and learning environment.
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Did You Know: Content Collections

Featuring resources selected and created by Discovery Education’s curriculum experts, Content Collections offer lesson starters, video clips, songs, and more on many of Discovery Education’s most-searched topics.
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Last Day to Register: Start with Why

Everyone has a Why: Your Why is the purpose, cause, or belief that inspires you to do what you do. For over a decade, Simon Sinek has been popularizing the concept of WHY. Discovery Education and Simon Sinek’s team want to celebrate the purpose you bring to classrooms every day with an exclusive event. Join this live event to learn more about celebrating, rediscovering, or redefining your WHY.
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Connect with Your Online Community

Your colleagues are talking. Join the conversation. Discovery Educators across the United States and Canada are discussing strategies and sharing resources. Find out more and start earning badges for your participation.
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Meet the DEN: Cecilia Wilburn-Davis

This week, we’d like you to Cecilia Wilburn-Davis, a Stranger Things binge-watching and baked goods fan from Summerville, South Carolina. Find out more in her Meet the DEN post.
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Tackle STEM challenges through group learning!

Utilize Dig Into Mining's no-cost high school extensions to reinforce core math and science concepts through group learning! Aligned to Next Generation Science Standards, each extension comes complete with a class warm-up, partner activity and small group challenge. Designed to help students develop key STEM, critical thinking and problem-solving skills through meaningful research and collaboration, these lesson plans will be a great addition to your curriculum.
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