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Featured Strategy: Think, Puzzle, Explore (TPE)

From the popular Spotlight on Strategies series, Think, Puzzle, Explore is a teaching strategy that activates students' curiosity by encouraging them to engage in the inquiry process.

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Whether brand new to Discovery Education, looking for a refresher, or ready to recommit to digital integration, this curated content is essential to launching or continuing your Discovery Education journey. Learn More

On-Demand: Earth Day Virtual Viewing Party

Join us for our Earth Day Virtual Viewing Party. Learn more about a celebration that inspires awareness and gratitude about the planet’s natural resources—plus connect with students and teachers around the globe. Register Today

Did You Know: Content Collections

Did you know that Discovery Education has curated resources including lesson starters, videos, images, and audio files on the most popular topics. Learn how to discover these content collections. Learn More

Hot Topics: Student Engagement

Empowering students to drive their own learning has a big impact on their growth and success. Discovery Education features a variety of student-centered resources to put the power of exploration in their hands. Learn More

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Featured Strategy: Connect the Dots

From the popular Spotlight on Strategies series, 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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Meet the DEN: Karie Huttner

This week, we’d like you to meet Karie Huttner, an educational technology coach and romance novel fan from Edgerton, Wisconsin. Find out more in her Meet the DEN post.
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#CelebrateWithDE – Friday the 13th

Triskaidekaphobia: the fear of the number 13. It’s a great word to say, spell, and study. Find out if your students are nervous about today, Friday the 13th and then look into superstitions and good luck charms.
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Discovery Education's Educational Partners

Did you know Discovery Education partners with nonprofit foundations and global corporations to provide real world experiences and resources that give students multiple opportunities to explore their world? Explore these programs by content area such as STEM, College & Career, Agriculture & Environment, Health & Wellness, and more.
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Earth Day Virtual Viewing Party

Our Earth Day Virtual Viewing Party is only one week away! Join us on April 19 to learn more about a celebration that inspires awareness and gratitude about the planet’s natural resources. What better way to celebrate our planet than through global connection with others who care deeply about the health of our planet?
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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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Hot Topics: Inquiry Learning

Inquiry-based learning inspires students to generate and answer questions of their own design. Explore Discovery Education’s collection of creative instructional strategies, partner program prompts, and global perspectives.
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Featured Strategy: Four Corners

From the popular Spotlight on Strategies series, Four Corners is a teaching strategy that encourages students to communicate and support their thoughts about a specific topic.
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Meet the DEN: Kim Caise

This week, we’d like you to meet Kim Caise, a cheesecake loving online teacher and author from San Antonio, TX. Find out more in her Meet the DEN post.
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Did You Know: Sound Effects

Crash! Boom! Bang! What's that sound? Discovery Education is home to 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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Featured Strategy: That Sums It Up

From the popular SOS instructional strategies series, with That Sums It Up, students use observation, writing, and discussion to create to a short summary of selected media.
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Save the Date: Earth Day Virtual Viewing Party

Earth Day is a celebration that inspires awareness and gratitude about the planet’s natural resources. Celebrate with Discovery Education on April 19 with teachers and students around the globe! What better way to celebrate our planet than through global connection with others who care deeply about the health of our planet?
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Hot Topics: Literacy

With the goals of literacy being able to understand and be understood, explore how Discovery Education provides resources that support both comprehension and communication.
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Meet the DEN: Peter Panico

This week, we’d like you to meet Peter Panico, a shy, World of Warcraft fan and Oreo eating teacher in Charlotte, North Carolina. Find out more about Peter in his Meet the DEN post.
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STEM Strategies that Work

STEM Strategies that work are proven strategies from Discovery Education Community members and STEM educators that incorporate STEM culture in meaningful, effective, and practical ways.
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Did You Know: Search Options

Find what you need faster with a variety of options for filtering, browsing, and saving content for later viewing.
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Hot Topics: Differentiating Instruction

Learn how 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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Featured Strategy: Collage

When students are introduced to a new topic through a collection of images, they are challenged to make sense of how the images may relate to each other and an upcoming unit of study.
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Honoring the Life and Legacy of Stephen Hawking

Explore the universe through the mind of the late Stephen Hawking, one of the world’s most brilliant scientists, through video segments from the Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking series.
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Meet the DEN: Jessie Erickson

This week, we’d like you to meet Jessie Erickson, a reader, writer, and runner in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Find out more about Jessie 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: Audio

Discovery Education is home to audio including songs, sound effects, podcasts, audiobooks, short stories, poetry, historic speeches, and more.
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Professional Learning Communities

Robust and active professional learning networks help foster growth, support systems, and well-being among educators. Explore Discovery Education resources to help you connect to colleagues and friends, share ideas and resources, and build meaningful experiences for yourself and others.
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#CelebrateWithDE – First Day of Spring

Tomorrow, March 20th, is the first day of spring! Harness the energy that spring often brings and celebrate new beginnings with creative activities for your students.
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Featured Strategy: Z Chart

Get students thinking about how they would summarize main ideas linguistically and visually with this graphic organizer and teaching strategy.
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Starting Soon: St. Patrick's Day Virtual Viewing Party

At 1PM ET today, we will be starting our St. Patrick's Day Virtual Viewing Party! Join us as we explore the history of St. Patrick's Day. This Virtual Viewing Party reveals how the holiday honors Irish culture and legend, while allowing students to compare ideas with others around the globe.
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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: 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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Explore Collaborative Projects

Grow students’ creative, communication, collaboration and critical thinking skills with collaborative projects that include resources for building background knowledge, authentic investigations with collaborative data sets, and learning extensions with STEM activities.
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#CelebrateWithDE – Pi Day

Today, 3/14 is a day to celebrate the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter, otherwise known as Pi! Learn more about the significance of pi in mathematical research and its everyday applications with these resources and instructional ideas.
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Featured Strategy: Pin It

Based on the popular visual curation site, with the Pin It teaching strategy, students use sticky notes to post and comment on questions, vocabulary, images, and facts they learned from a media resource.
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Hot Topics: Tolerance

Access resources to help you bring meaningful awareness, discussion, and growth around celebrating and respecting differences.
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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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Explore Educational Partners

Discovery Education partners with nonprofit foundations and global corporations to provide real world experiences and resources that give students multiple opportunities to explore their world. See the programs supporting you in Challenge-Based Learning, STEM, College Readiness, and beyond.
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Featured Strategy: Placemat

Watch students contribute individual ideas then synthesize a group summary statement with the cooperative learning strategy called Placemat.
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Connect via Social Media

Your Discovery Education Community is having conversations all over social media. Find out how to join the discussion.
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Did You Know: Quicklist & My Content

Discovery Education offers two ways to bookmark resources to review, use again, or have easy access to in the future.
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Interactive Learning Courses

Interactive learning courses offer opportunities to maximize digital resources in your classroom, learn at your own pace, and earn certificates and badges for your completion.
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Featured Strategy: The Envelope Please

Get in the awards show spirit with this teaching strategy that uses clues, prior knowledge, predictions, and - of course - an envelope to introduce a topic or unit.
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Explore Educator Essentials

Whether brand new to Discovery Education, looking for a refresher, or ready to recommit to digital integration, this curated content is essential to launching or continuing your Discovery Education journey.
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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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DE in Action: Exploring Heroes and Warriors in Literature and Real Life

See Discovery Education and instructional strategies in action as this teacher creates interactive centers with curated content for studying medieval life and literature.
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Hot Topics: Diverse Learners

Learn how 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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Featured Strategy: Connect the Dots

Help students find personal relevancy and connection to the learning topic with this instructional strategy.
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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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