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Participate in a live professional learning event with Discovery Education

Bring the World to All Students with Discovery Education Experience

Discovery Education Experience combines 200,00+ dynamic curriculum resources, grab-and-go lessons, and “Learn at Home” instructional strategies, all personalized for your needs as an educator.

During this session, we’ll cover the four core promises of Experience, along with Virtual Field Trips, English Language Learner supports, and Accessibility tools so that you can bring the world to your students.

Tuesday, September 8

4:00 PM PT (45 min)

SOS – Strategies Here, Strategies There, Strategies Everywhere

Have you seen SOS? Come experience Spotlight on Strategies where we will walk you through engaging strategies to support student learning whether face-to-face or remotely.

Thursday, September 10

4:00 PM PT (45 min)

Thursday, September 24

4:00 PM PT (45 min)

Supporting Literacy with Discovery Education Experience

Discovery Education Experience combines dynamic, curated curriculum content with grab-and-go instructional strategies personalized for your needs as an educator. During this session, we’ll explore these resources and how they can be used to engage all students in in-class and remote learning.

Tuesday, September 15

4:00 PM PT (45 min)

Wednesday, September 23

4:00 PM PT (45 min)

Videos, Lessons, & Channels Oh MY!

Looking to refine your searching skills? Join our session where we will walk you through some tips and tricks for searching for the perfect resources to support your lessons!

Wednesday, September 16

4:00 PM PT (45 min)

Thursday, September 24

4:00 PM PT (45 min)

Bring the World to All Students with Discovery Education Experience

Discovery Education Experience combines 200,00+ dynamic curriculum resources, grab-and-go lessons, and “Learn at Home” instructional strategies, all personalized for your needs as an educator.During this session, we’ll cover the four core promises of Experience, along with Virtual Field Trips, English Language Learner supports, and Accessibility tools so that you can bring the world to your students.

Thursday, September 17

4:00 PM PT (45 min)

Webinars On-Demand

Discovery Education Experience and Wellness

Wellness is an active process of becoming aware of and making choices toward a healthy and fulfilling life. It is more than being free from illness, it is a dynamic process of change and growth. Participants will navigate and explore Discovery Education’s digital content that incorporates academics and fun in order to sustain key social-emotional skills for students in the virtual environment. They will walk away with grade-level turnkey resources that can be seamlessly implemented in their face-to-face or remote classrooms.

Getting Started with Discovery Education Experience

Now that you’ve unlocked your Discovery Education Experience access, quickly find a resource to use with your students this week by accessing 190,000+ vetted, curated, and standards-aligned resources, filterable by subjects and grade levels to complement your lessons. Learn how to power up your lessons through maximizing your search results using a variety of strategies efficiently to locate video segments, images, songs, audio books, encyclopedia articles, interactives, audio files, animations, and more.

Makerspaces at Home With Discovery Education Experience

The session provides educators with inspiration to make things at home with tools and materials that are commonly available in most households. Each activity takes less than 10 minutes and connects directly to virtual labs, interactives, and lesson materials found in Discovery Education resources. Aimed at the democratization of making, each activity shows that it is not necessary to own a 3D printer or laser cutter to participate in creating. The approach is also novel because it is aimed at making wonder the impetus for wanting to know and learn more, which is the highest standard of inquiry.

Amazing Adventures with Virtual Field Trips and Career Explorations

Take your students beyond our homes and classroom walls and into some of the world’s most iconic locations for rich and immersive learning experiences. Learn practical strategies for using Virtual Field Trips and Career Explorations to enhance instruction and engage students on a learning journey with no permission slips needed.

Discovery Education and Emotional Wellness – We Thrive Inside

Emotional wellness involves understanding one’s feelings, learning to effectively cope with stress, and adapting to life’s changes. Discovery Education’s digital content incorporates academics and fun in order to sustain key social and emotional skills for students in a remote environment. Participants will walk away with grade level turnkey resources that can be seamlessly implemented in their face-to-face or remote classrooms.

Discovery Education and STEM

Do you need ideas for easily-implemented and highly-engaging STEM at-home activities to share with parents and students? In this session you will learn how to use Discovery Education Experience to keep the learning going and how your kitchen, garage and dining room are the perfect venues for depicting phenomenon and creating a Makerspace.

Coding & Coding Careers with Discovery Education

Explore Discovery Education’s Coding resources as we demonstrate exciting ways for students to go beyond learning to code and create their own content. We will then introduce students to careers that involve coding through engaging Studio Boards involving content from EA Madden Sports, Facebook, and robotics with Girl Scouts.

Getting Started: LAUSD & Discovery Education

Distance Learning has quickly changed teaching and learning for all of us.  Learn how you can discover engaging high-quality resources, share content with students, access grab-and-go lessons, create new multimodal lessons with ease, and gain inspiration from educators around the world. Leave with ideas you can immediately use in your virtual lessons!

Enrich your Summer School Enrichment Courses with Discovery Education Experience

Looking for engaging ideas to enrich your summer school courses? Whether you are teaching coding, culinary arts, or endangered species, we have you covered. Join us for quick-paced session looking at a wealth of resources you can immediately use with students.

Learn at Home: Staying Connected Through the Summer

Extending learning for students in the summer? Be one of the first to fully experience Discovery Education’s new Learning at Home channel! The most important outcome of this session is of course fun but you will also learn how you can easily support your students as they find learning at home can be the perfect place to create wonder-filled phenomenon, engage in hands-on STEM, travel to amazing destinations through Virtual Field Trips, stimulate their brains through engaging outdoor activities, and transform their home into Makerspaces.

Let’s Create with Studio Boards!

Take a deeper dive into Discovery Education’s creation tool, Studio. Learn how to use Studio Boards to easily create lessons that can be delivered remotely, providing students with standard’s aligned and relevant content, a variety of engagement strategies, and opportunities to make meaningful connections.

Make & Take Literacy Lessons with Studio in Discovery Education Experience for Grades TK-2

Join this TK-2 focused session to learn how to build a literacy lesson effectively using engaging content, interactive strategies and best practices for remote teaching.

Making Summer Learning Sizzle Through Discovery Education Virtual STEM Camp

Face-to-face STEM camp may be out of the question this summer but Discovery Education has you covered. Using motivating, relevant local activities with simple materials, participants will be given access to exciting resources including hands-on investigations connected to the Grand Challenges for Engineering. Perhaps more compelling is that Virtual STEM Camps are also designed to encourage social and emotional well-being, creativity, remote collaboration, critical thinking, and communication through fun, stimulating activities.

Showcase Showdown! Battle of the Best Experience Resources

This session will be filled with Discovery Education Experience resources you can immediately use in your lessons. Come be a part of this fast-paced interactive session and vote on the presenter who you think showcases the best resources!

Social-Emotional Learning: Supporting Students with Discovery Education Experience Through Times of Change

Join us as we explore Discovery Education content that incorporates academics and fun in order to sustain key social and emotional skills for students in the virtual environment. Walk away with grade level turnkey resources that can be seamlessly implemented in classrooms and distance learning in meaningful, effective, and practical ways.

Supporting English Learners with Discovery Education Experience

How can you engage and inspire English learners through virtual learning? Discovery Education Experience’s vast, multimodal resources help your English learners not only strengthen their academic content knowledge but also build English language proficiency.

SOS – Strategies Here, Strategies There, Strategies Everywhere!

Have you seen Spotlight on Strategies (SOS)? Come experience SOS where we will walk you through engaging, research-based instructional strategies to help educators maximize digital content and support student learning in class, remote, or hybrid learning environments.

Supporting K-12 Students Through Wellness and Social-Emotional Learning

Wellness is an active process of becoming aware of and making choices toward a healthy and fulfilling life. It is more than being free from illness, it is a dynamic process of change and growth. Participants will navigate and explore Discovery Education’s digital content that incorporates academics and fun in order to sustain key social and emotional skills for students in the remote environment. They will walk away with grade level turnkey resources that can be seamlessly implemented in their face-to-face or remote classrooms.

Supporting Language Learners with Discovery Education Experience

English learners, multi-language learners, dual language students – how does Discovery Education Experience meet the needs of all language learners to make meaning of content and accelerate language proficiency? In this session, you will explore Discovery Education’s vast multi-language resources to support language learners and take away key instructional strategies to deeply engage your language students.

Using Discovery Education to Engage Your K-2 Learners Effectively in a Virtual Classroom

This session will focus on 3-5 ways to engage K-2 students in a virtual environment using different strategies and resources from Discovery Education Experience. Participants will leave this session with valuable ideas that they can implement in their virtual classrooms tomorrow.

Videos, Lessons, & Channels – Oh My!

Looking to refine your searching skills? Join our session where we will walk you through some tips and tricks for searching Discovery Education Experience for the perfect resources to support your lessons!

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