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.  

Timely Content:   
·         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.

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