Discovery Education - Resources you can use...
Discovery Education has provided a curated list of updates below, which includes links to relevant resources and virtual events available within our current DE Streaming service.
· Earth Day Journal Strategy - Chesapeake Bay Watershed - Use the instructional strategy Journals as a summarizing activity that allows students at various levels of academic vocabulary to participate by drawing, writing a few short phrases, or composing complex sentences. Find more Earth Day activities here.
· The Science of Opioid Addiction - Curriculum Resources - Aligned to national health and science standards, these resources introduce students to the science behind opioids and their impact on the brain and body.
· Memorial Day Activity Board - As your students get ready for summer, use this Board as a classroom activity or project to engage them in designing a memorial to honor an individual or event.
Professional Learning Opportunities:
· April Webinar Series
o Intro to Discovery Education Streaming - April 14th 4 PM EST - Tune in to learn more about best practices for using Streaming in the classroom. This webinar will feature updated resources and tools you may not know about!
§ Session 2 on April 28th 4 PM EST
o Intro to Board Builder - April 18th 4 PM EST - An overview of a tool embedded into Streaming that has been designed for students to demonstrate their learning. It also explores ways teachers can employ it for instruction.
o SOS: Instructional Strategies for Digital Integration - April 19th 4 PM EST - This webinar will feature just a few of the over 100 strategies developed to use with different types of materials found in Discovery.
Upcoming Virtual Experiences:
· Know the Risks: The Facts About E-Cigarettes Virtual Field Trip - April 25th at 1 PM EST - Join Discovery Education, the CDC, and host U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, to examine the science behind e-cigarettes and the impact they can have on teenagers’ well-being.· The Science Behind Your Food Virtual Field Trip - May 11th 1 PM EST - Join us live from Cargill’s Innovation Center in Wichita, Kansas as we take students inside the world of agriculture to learn how careers in science and technology play a key role in getting food to your table.