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SOS Top 10: Global Citizenship

The world is changing at lightning speed and it’s important for young people to be informed and empowered as they prepare to make their marks. Help your students become thoughtful global citizens through investigation, understanding, and communication.

We’ve selected these Top Ten SOS Instructional Strategies for Global Citizenship to inspire you and your students to tackle big ideas and issues. Use these strategies to get your students involved in the global opportunities and challenges facing us today.

Investigating the World

Visual Walkabout

Gives students a sneak peek of an upcoming unit using a gallery of images you can share on the classroom wall or digitally. This will help students to make connections and ask questions on critical topics.

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Where in the World

The Discovery Atlas Interactive Map comes alive in this strategy, which is used to help students explore and research cultures, governments, history, and nature around the world.

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Read All About It

Let students practice making the connections between a main idea and supporting details with Read All About It. Write a catchy headline about a current event and have students write a summary statement using evidence from a media clip and its transcript.

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Surround Sound

This versatile strategy makes use of sound effects to create a specific environment or mood. By focusing on the sound only, students use their auditory sense to interpret information and imagine an event.

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Now Screening

Pair a series of images and essential questions for a unit of study and give students a chance to make predictions and connections at the beginning of the unit. Revisit the images and essential questions as students build new knowledge.

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Check out educator-facing videos and downloadable PDFs for each strategy in our SOS Top Ten: Professional Learning Studio Board!

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Recognizing Perspectives

Instagramming

An Insta is worth a thousand words. Have students create Instagram-style posts in response to a DE video, then let them “post” and respond to each other’s Instagramming.

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Multiple Perspectives

Considering Multiple Perspectives is a critical component of global citizenship. This powerful exercise asks students to assume a point of view from an image or video and write a narrative from that perspective.

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They Said What?

This strategy will appeal to students who gravitate towards dialogue or graphic novels. Students consider two characters in an image and create the dialogue They Said What? that can be logically inferred from the image or prior knowledge about the content.

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Communicating Ideas

PechaKucha

20 slides / 20 seconds each. That’s it. PechaKucha prescribes the format, you define the topic, and students find the images for a timed presentation. This strategy hones the ability to identify key ideas and details and to summarize.

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XO Let’s Go

Based on everyone’s favorite game of X and O, this tic-tac-toe adaptation is still all about taking turns and communicating effectively. Players earn Xs and Os by listening as their partner discusses what they learned—no repeats!

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Enjoy these creative ways to develop key global citizenship skills, such as information gathering, perspective-taking, listening, and presenting. Find more instructional strategies in our SOS Instructional Strategies Channel, and check back soon for more tips and tricks from Discovery Education!

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Does Summer Break Have to End?

No matter how you go back to school, that summer feeling doesn’t have to end! Bring it to the classroom.

Educators have gone above and beyond to keep students comfortable and engaged over the last 18 months. It has been a heroic challenge to adapt to new parameters—from virtual classrooms to schedule changes—but it also created a serious need for a reboot. Thank goodness for summer break. Remembering the best parts of your summer can help keep your learning environment fresh and inspiring, no matter what it looks like.

A Little Less Pressure

Pressure has been building since early 2020, but it’s likely that some of that pressure has given way over the last couple of months. Summer feels like a break even when nothing seems normal. Look for chances to carry a bit of that relaxed feeling into the school year by using new tools that will help you assess student learning without an exam and offer those three magic ingredients: variety, choice, and agency.

3 tools for low-pressure learning and assessment:

1. Studio Activity Templates

Studio Activity Templates give you a head start on creating engaging activities that combine the best of our instructional strategies with the content you want. Or, start with one of our 1500+ ready-to-use activities to save even more time.

2. Studio Choice Boards

Studio Choice Boards allow students to follow their interests directly into engaging activities. From SEL and STEM to grade-band and topic-specific Boards (e.g., Earth Day and Celebrating Hispanic Heritage), students are sure to find something that sparks their curiosity.

3. The new Quiz

The new Quiz guides you through the creation and launch of custom quizzes. Embed quiz questions into a video timeline to gauge understanding, ask questions verbally in class and have students respond from their own devices, or build a standard quiz to get a pulse on where students are in their learning.

Learn more about how DE can serve as your daily learning platform. Check out our live and on-demand events or explore 30 Ways to DE!

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Compassion and Space

While social-emotional learning (SEL) has always been a critical part of an effective and caring education, it is more critical than ever to acknowledge and address the social and emotional needs of children. Unfortunately, all students are coming to the 2021-2022 school year having experienced significant changes from their pre-pandemic lives. Some students have lost loved ones, housing, or a sense of safety and stability. While others may have struggled to understand the nature of a pandemic and its effects.

Hopefully, students have loved ones who helped them handle pandemic-related experiences over the summer. But educators can also support the social-emotional needs of students right now. While all students need individual attention at some point, whole-class activities can benefit everyone. Even spending a few minutes each day on breathing exercises or reflection journals can help students feel more centered and ready to learn.

The SEL collection in DE has tools for mindfulness at all grade levels, along with resources for stress management, Virtual Field Trips for self-discovery, and special series from the Child Mind Institute and other partners.

Laughter for Learning

Think of the sounds of laughter floating up from the street on a warm summer night or bouncing across the water at the pool. Most teachers know learning can be fun. Make sure your students feel the same way. Consider adding a game, a dance break, or even a content-related joke challenge to your schedule. You can keep it light and relevant. Consider connecting with the Discovery Educator Network (DEN) Community for inspiration, support, and guaranteed laughter!

Enjoy—no, treasure—the time you have with your students this year, whether it’s in-person (which most of us have been missing deeply) or virtual or some combination of the two. Whether you come back to school bursting with good news and hilarious stories or overwhelmed with changes and challenges, we greatly appreciate you and know that your students and colleagues have missed you.

Take a deep breath and get ready for this year’s ride. It’s sure to be an absolute challenge and a beautiful opportunity.

About the Author
Jeanette Edelstein is an educator dedicated to making learning more engaging for students of all ages. She has been a classroom teacher, curriculum designer, and program developer. She was a founding teacher and the gifted and talented coordinator at Mapleton Expeditionary School of the Arts. Her curriculum projects include Hive Alive!, a collection of teaching resources about honey bees, Animal Planet Rescue, a disaster relief and educational vehicle that rescued over 1,000 animals, and CapsinSchool, an elementary curriculum based on the math and science of hockey.

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This Month at DE: September

Inspire students to make a difference with new September content from Discovery Education! Whether surfing student-made documentaries or joining this month’s Virtual Field Trips, you’ll find the compelling resources you need to help all learners find their voice, learn from their peers, and create change in their communities.

1600 Sessions Podcast

Grades 6-12

Join the White House Historical Association to dig into the rich history behind the White House and the people who have contributed to its story. From its early construction to the Founding Fathers and the first protesters to picket its gates, learn more about one of our country’s most significant symbols and the movements and traditions that continue to shape our nation.

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BYkids

All Grade Levels

Hear the stories of young changemakers who shine light on significant aspects of their identities in the BYkids Channel. Learners will meet students from around the world as they provide insight on their racial and ethnic identities, country of origin, religious beliefs, abilities, and cultural affiliations. Best of all, each young activist films and directs their own documentary from a first-hand perspective.

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage

All Grade Levels

Get ready for Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15) and find resources to help you celebrate the identities, experiences, culture, and history of Latin Americans all year with the revamped Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Channel! Introduce students to Latin American leaders and changemakers, learn about Hispanic traditions and culture, and explore a collection of available Spanish resources.

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Curiosity and Your World

Grades 6-8, 9-12

Use this activity from our Social-Emotional Learning Coalition to help students build their capacity to connect to the world around them, ask questions to further their knowledge, and extend their understanding through utilizing their own communities. While the embedded activity challenges students to look closely at aspects or issues within their own community, the structure included can be used with a variety of texts, photographs, objects, or artwork.

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Make the most of September with timely content, tools, and events! View the latest updates and featured content in our This Month at DE Studio Board.

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John Lewis on Rights and Justice and America

Grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

Watch this video on the National Archives Foundation’s conversation on rights and justices with former United States Congressman John Lewis. Teach students to stand up for what they believe in as Lewis reminds Americans to continue fighting for justice and democracy.

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September Virtual Field Trips

Grades 5, 6-8, 9-12

Join us live for one (or all) of five September Virtual Field Trips or watch them on-demand after their premieres! Explore our Virtual Field Trip page to learn more about each experience and the amazing partners who help create them. No matter which one you choose you’ll find more ways to elevate engagement with a companion guide packed with standards-aligned, hands-on learning activities.

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The Truth is Powerful

Grades 6-8, 9-12

Watch this video from Self-Evident Media as it examines the creation and weaponization of race and tells the story of Sojourner Truth, a self-emancipated enslaved woman who later became a traveling preacher. The program closely analyzes the different versions of her famous speech given at an 1851 feminist anti-slavery meeting and stresses the need for Black stories to be told through a firsthand lens.

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What is a Worry Habit?

Grades 3-5, 6-8

Watch a teen journalist interview psychologist and author Dr. Susan Heilter while reporting on the effects of the “worry habit,” a harmful habit which causes people from living in the moment. See how this loop of worry prevents people from making plans and leads to anxiety and stress before finding ways to break the cycle.

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Enjoy these new resources and be sure to join us here next month as we kick off our October theme: Culture & Celebrations!

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September 2021 Partner Spotlight

Each month we take time to showcase a few of the amazing partners that we work with to develop the high-quality content your students want and need. Take a moment to help us celebrate these partnerships, check out some of their new resources, and learn more about the incredible things they do!

And don’t forget to check out more content in our This Month at DE: September article.

BYkids

This compelling series gives today’s youth a stage to share their perspectives and lets students hear the stories of young changemakers who shine a light on significant aspects of their identities. Each activist films and directs their own documentary from a firsthand perspective, providing students with exclusive insight on racial and ethnic identities, country of origin, religious beliefs, abilities, and cultural affiliations.

See more in the new BYkids Channel.

Discover Financial Services

Commemorate National College Savings Month with Pathways to Financial Success in Schools. In partnership with Discover Financial Services, this comprehensive, unit-based financial literacy program is made up of videos, self-paced modules, and cross-curricular activities for middle and high school students. Family extensions are also available to keep the conversation going at home!

Browse the full collection today.

Eyewitness News: Teen Kids News

Check out this dynamic news program produced for young people, by young people. Teen reporters present news stories in a way that appeals to students and provides a unique perspective that’s currently unseen in the adult-dominated news and media.

Get started by teaching your class about “worry habits” or learning how “Bumblebees are Dying Because of Extreme Heat.”

Keep students going strong this September with timely content, tools, and events! View more featured content in our This Month at DE Studio Board.

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Newsy

Stay informed on today’s most important topics and issues with straightforward, opinion-free news and documentaries. This trusted source for concise, unbiased video news and analysis helps students stay up to date on current events while documenting unique perspectives through detailed investigation and sincere conversation.

Catch up on current events now in the Newsy Channel.

Self-Evident Media

Made up of a community of American history educators, Self-Evident Media strives to support educators and students to think critically about the role of race and institutional racism throughout US history. Through highly engaging educational tools and resources, their goal is to help students honestly and rigorously study the history of race in America, better understand who we are as a country, and learn how to work together to build a more just society.

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Social-Emotional Learning Coalition

This partnership between DE, The Allstate Foundation, the National AfterSchool Association, Ask, Listen, Learn: A Program of Responsibility.org and leaders across the public, private, and philanthropic sectors is aimed at driving access and innovation in embedding SEL into students’ lives. Its first initiative: providing K-12 educators, students, families, and afterschool directors with an extensive library of digital resources to support the integration of SEL into core instruction and beyond.

Learn more and find resources for all grade levels in the Social-Emotional Learning Center.

We hope you and your students enjoy these new learning resources and be sure to join us here next month for more partner highlights.

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Create & Collaborate with Engaging Activities in Studio

Whether you’re new to DE or have been an avid user for years, there’s never been a better time to make Studio part of your daily lesson strategy.

You know those classic three-panel poster boards? Well, we’ve taken that concept and supercharged it with Studio, our flexible collaboration and presentation tool. Think of it as your new creative outlet for those activities you’ve always wanted to try.


Get started right away with one of our many Activity Templates based on our SOS Instructional Strategies—designed for educators, by educators—then build a Studio Board or Slideshow from there. These Activity Templates provide the perfect jumping-off point to quickly build and even help illuminate new ways to blend seemingly unrelated topics, like STEM and art or SEL and science.

If you’ve got a creative itch, design your own Studio Board or Slideshow built with your content of choice. Add headlines, text, buttons, DE resources, or upload your own digital content to create engaging daily lessons. Once you’re ready, assign your Board or Slideshow as a self-paced, individual assignment or share it and collaborate with students in real time. And don’t forget our embedded literacy support! Our integration with Microsoft’s Immersive Reader allows students to have text read aloud, translated, and to access a line focus tool for additional reading help.

Students also get a chance to shine by designing their own Boards or Slideshows. Let them play around in Studio and give them the opportunity to share and present their knowledge in creative ways using appropriate, DE-vetted resources or their own original, uploaded content.

Best of all, everyone can safely collaborate in real time right in Studio to encourage lively discussion and unleash creativity—no matter where the classroom is.

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Quiz is More Than a 4-Letter Word

Turn your classroom into a live game show with Quiz!

We’re not talking about the usual list of questions on a piece of paper. Our new Quiz features empower teachers to create engaging, get-those-wheels-turning quizzes that liven up the classroom and then take action where needed. Students can easily participate in any learning environment and teachers can track student progress in real time.

Standard Quiz

Use Standard Quiz to check for understanding and student readiness with a range of question formats—from polling to open-ended, multiple choice to image annotation or audio responses. There’s no shortage of ways to accurately measure progress! Assign these to students to create a self-paced assessment or launch them live. When live, students access through a code and teachers can guide students through the assessment while viewing results as they come in.

Video Quiz

With Video Quiz, you can choose a video from our treasury of high-quality content and embed questions directly on the viewing timeline. Just pause the video where you want to put a question then add a short-answer prompt or use the dropdown to change it to multiple choice or poll. This keeps students engaged in the video while continually keeping a pulse on their learning.

Ask Live Quiz

In the middle of a lesson and need to check for understanding? Ask Live Quiz lets you ask interactive questions live and share responses in-person or remotely to spark lively discussions and class participation. Students can respond on their own devices, giving you real-time data to inform your next steps.

Pro Tip! Launch an Exit Ticket from an Ask Live Quiz and have students respond with how they’re feeling about what they’ve learned so you can better prepare for the next lesson or provide extra practice for specific learners.

Real-Time Results

See how your students did by checking the Results Dashboard. Quiz results display in real time, by question and by student, so you can take timely action. Save time grading quizzes and instead focus on gauging participation, offering feedback, and identifying remediation needs to ensure student progress. You’ll find all the information you need, displayed the way you need it, to help guide your instruction the very next day.

Learn more about Quiz in the Help Center and try one out with your students this week! Not a current partner? Watch a virtual demo today to get started.

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DE How To: New Ways to Assign & Build Activities for Students

Our content never gets stale, and neither will your lessons!

Every month we add hundreds of new resources specially curated for educators to answer the need for timely, relevant teaching opportunities. When our content is combined with our popular SOS Instructional Strategies—designed for educators, by educators—you get that magic formula for constructive, engaging activities. And luckily, we’ve built thousands of these activities to help you tap into that magic and save time in the process.

There are tons of great ways to take advantage of these ready-to-use activities and keep students curious throughout the day. Whether it’s lesson starters, background builders, writing prompts, or student choice boards, you’ll find exactly what you and your students need. You can use these activities as-is for turnkey assignments or customize them in Studio. Additionally, you can assign them to individual students, groups of students, or the whole class. And because of embedded literacy and language supports, like Microsoft’s Immersive Reader, all learners have an opportunity to do well.

Ready to get started?

  • Find ready-to-use activities already peppered throughout our content channels.
  • Explore dedicated collections like the Student Learning Activities Channel.
  • Get up and running right away with the handful of fun activities listed below!

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Reinforce ELA Skills with Fishtronaut

Fishtronaut: Case of the Lost Critter ELA Activity (Grades K-2)

Embark on an adventure with Fishtronaut while practicing making inferences, comparing and contrasting, summarizing, and identifying key story elements. 

Cultivate Creative Talents with STEM Careers

STEM Careers: Game Artists & Animators (Grades 3-5)

Dive into an interesting career path and learn about game animators and how video game design uses STEM skills. Then have students watch an engaging Virtual Field Trip before working together on a STEM Career Challenge and channeling their creativity to design their own new team jersey.

Foster SEL through Bumblebee Behaviors

Bumblebee High Five (Grades 6-8)

Draw students in with an interesting video about giving a bumblebee a high five before seamlessly transitioning to a conversation around conflict resolution with this social-emotional learning activity.

Use Baseball to Build on Math Concepts

Baseball and Decimal and Fraction Conversion (Grade 8)

Have students watch a video with Devin Pickett, a real baseball information coordinator for the Chicago White Sox, about how math and data is used in baseball to improve player performance. Then let them work through practice problems, find helpful hints, and follow their curiosity with more content. 

Travel the World with Student Learning Adventures

Student Learning Adventures: Ancient Civilizations (Grades 9-12)

Explore popular ancient civilizations in Egypt, Rome, and Greecewith this student-led activity. Students can dive deep into each culture with key vocabulary words, fascinating videos, and a closing activity at the end of each page.

Dive into the Student Learning Activities and Learning at Home Channels for more ready-to-use activities for all grades and learners. Not a current partner? Watch a virtual demo today to get started!

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Ready-to-Use Activities to Kickstart Student Creativity

Our content never gets stale, and neither will your lessons!

Every month we add hundreds of new resources specially curated for educators to answer the need for timely, relevant teaching opportunities. When our content is combined with our popular SOS Instructional Strategies—designed for educators, by educators—you get that magic formula for constructive, engaging activities. And luckily, we’ve built thousands of these activities to help you tap into that magic and save time in the process.

There are tons of great ways to take advantage of these ready-to-use activities and keep students curious throughout the day. Whether it’s lesson starters, background builders, writing prompts, or student choice boards, you’ll find exactly what you and your students need. You can use these activities as-is for turnkey assignments or customize them in Studio. Additionally, you can assign them to individual students, groups of students, or the whole class. And because of embedded literacy and language supports, like Microsoft’s Immersive Reader, all learners have an opportunity to do well.

Ready to get started?

  • Find ready-to-use activities already peppered throughout our content channels.
  • Explore dedicated collections like the Student Learning Activities Channel.
  • Get up and running right away with the handful of fun activities listed below!

All K-8 educators have access to free daily learning activities from Discovery Education.

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Reinforce ELA Skills with Fishtronaut

Fishtronaut: Case of the Lost Critter ELA Activity (Grades K-2)

Embark on an adventure with Fishtronaut while practicing making inferences, comparing and contrasting, summarizing, and identifying key story elements. 

Cultivate Creative Talents with STEM Careers

STEM Careers: Game Artists & Animators (Grades 3-5)

Dive into an interesting career path and learn about game animators and how video game design uses STEM skills. Then have students watch an engaging Virtual Field Trip before working together on a STEM Career Challenge and channeling their creativity to design their own new team jersey.

Foster SEL through Bumblebee Behaviors

Bumblebee High Five (Grades 6-8)

Draw students in with an interesting video about giving a bumblebee a high five before seamlessly transitioning to a conversation around conflict resolution with this social-emotional learning activity.

Use Baseball to Build on Math Concepts

Baseball and Decimal and Fraction Conversion (Grade 8)

Have students watch a video with Devin Pickett, a real baseball information coordinator for the Chicago White Sox, about how math and data is used in baseball to improve player performance. Then let them work through practice problems, find helpful hints, and follow their curiosity with more content. 

Travel the World with Student Learning Adventures

Student Learning Adventures: Ancient Civilizations (Grades 9-12)

Explore popular ancient civilizations in Egypt, Rome, and Greecewith this student-led activity. Students can dive deep into each culture with key vocabulary words, fascinating videos, and a closing activity at the end of each page.

Dive into the Student Learning Activities and Learning at Home Channels for more ready-to-use activities for all grades and learners. Not a current partner? Watch a virtual demo today to get started!

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5 Reasons Teachers Love the New DE

Last year presented a whole new perspective on teaching and learning—and with it an urgent need to address challenges both new and persisting.

There is a universe of content out there that teachers and schools can use to support learning, but it varies greatly in quality, reliability, searchability, or usability. Educators must juggle so many resources and tools, pulling focus away from instruction and their students. No matter what the subject or how students learn, teachers could benefit from having one source for vetted, attention-grabbing content and reliable tools to design interactive learning experiences that spark curiosity and give all learners their “light bulb” moment.

We’re helping our educators conquer these challenges while also making their experience in the DE platform as friendly and useful as possible. See how we’re stepping up our game with these five features that simplify the daily life of a teacher right away.

1. No More Memorizing Logins

It’s a challenge keeping up with our own passwords, never mind students memorizing theirs. We integrate with the most widely used SSO and learning management systems, so logging in as an educator or student is a breeze. Get started by logging in through our website or your district-specific URL. Not sure how? No problem! Now you can simply search by your school and we’ll guide you the rest of the way.

For students, you can also generate QR sign-in codes for them to sign in quickly, easily, and securely.

2. Pump Up the Personalization

Every educator’s DE homepage is their own hub for content, tools, and support, giving them a personalized experience based on their grade levels, subjects, and interests. Every month we add hundreds of new content resources specially curated for educators to answer the need for timely, relevant teaching opportunities. We’ll start you off with a collection of our most popular channels, then a special recommendation row where we showcase our best content relevant to you. Additionally, the My Channels section houses your own collection of favorite curated content.

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3. Lots of Ways to Find What YOU Need

Improved search capabilities and a fresh, new design make it easier than ever to find the content you need for tomorrow’s lesson. Students and educators can search, find, and preview the content they need right when they need it and follow the path to related materials and instructional support.

Use the keyword search to dive right into our treasury of 200,000+ videos, Virtual Field Trips, text-based passages, interactives, audio, podcasts, and images that span all grades, subjects, and critical topics of today. Filter your results by grade level or resource type, collections or ready-to-use activities, as well as by language and literacy options and other support features like closed captioning and translations.

4. Easier Than Ever to Save Your Favorite Content

Once you find the right content for your lesson, you’ll want to save it! When searching and lesson planning, add resources to your QuickList to review later. There you can compare many pieces of content and, once you select the ones you want to use right away, add it to My Content where you can organize resources and daily lessons from class to class, year to year. Then you can assign to your students, add it to a lesson, or share out with your fellow educators.

And, if you’re ready to jump back to that resource you found yesterday (but forgot to save), you can find it in the Recently Viewed row for easy access!

5. A Daily Platform That Plays Well with Others

Teachers and IT staff can break away from the frustration that comes with trying to navigate and sync their digital resources. DE provides one secure platform that seamlessly integrates with your other edtech tools and learning management systems. We’re also friends with Google and Microsoft, so you can share DE resources in assignments, questions, announcements, and materials within Google Classroom or Microsoft Teams.

We hope you’ll take the time to check out some of these popular platform enhancements and stay tuned for more articles that dive deeper into the best of what Discovery Education offers.

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August 2021 Partner Spotlight

Each month we take time to showcase a few of the amazing partners that we work with to develop the high-quality content your students want and need. Take a moment to help us celebrate these partnerships, check out some of their new resources, and learn more about the incredible things they do!

And don’t forget to check out more content in our This Month at DE: August article.

3M Science at Home

Cultivate curiosity with new videos from 3M Science at Home! Perfect for kickstarting student interest in science this school year, this series features fun, hands-on experiments using common, easy-to-find items.

Check out the latest additions: Bubble Snake and Elephant Toothpaste.

Child Mind Institute

Teach students key skills and values with resources from the Child Mind Institute, a children’s mental health nonprofit dedicated to stamping out stigma around mental illness and learning differences. Browse the channel and explore Getting Better Together, their new series that features personal testimonials from celebrities and kids to fight shame and stigma and cope with mental health challenges.

Inner Explorer

Introduce students to this mindfulness-based stress reduction program through a series of audio-guided meditation practices for all grade levels, PreK-12. These short, daily exercises focus on key areas of development and feature practical breathing and relaxation techniques proven to heighten awareness of senses, regulate thoughts and emotions, and develop compassion and connection.

See the full collection today.

Get ready for back-to-school season with timely content, tools, and events! View the latest updates and featured content in our This Month at DE Studio Board.

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NewsHour Productions

Find engaging, carefully selected segments aligned to middle and high school curriculum with this non-profit subsidiary of WETA in Washington, DC. Each video takes a straightforward, informative approach to a variety of current events topics, including global health, energy and the environment, and business and the economy.

Learn more with this month’s additions to this compelling collection:

N*GEN, Peripheral Vision International

Peripheral Vision International is an award-winning media organization that uses media, technology, and popular culture to catalyze social change. N*GEN, their science television program aids this mission by promoting curiosity and discovery, modelling holistic learning and development, and fostering positive gender norms.

Explore 13 new N*GEN videos and share with your students!

We hope you and your students enjoy these new learning resources and be sure to join us here next month for more partner highlights.

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