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Happening Tomorrow: Earth Day Virtual Viewing Party

Register now join our Earth Day Virtual Viewing Party where we will explore the importance of Earth Day and the best way to promote environmentalism in our local communities. Engage your students with this interactive digital learning experience taking place tomorrow, April 21st at 1:00 PM (ET). Click “Learn More” to access classroom activities, related-content, and register.

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#DESTEMChat - Leadership and Learnings

The Albert Einstein Fellowship brings educators together from across the country to tap into their experiences to shape and lead the conversation around STEM at a national level. Their mission is to share the unique experiences they have been granted with fellow educators. Come discuss STEM and grow through their passion and experiences! Join #DESTEMChat on Twitter to participate. Find Out More

Shakespeare Resources

Let’s celebrate the birthday of William Shakespeare with some of the best resources available: a curated collection of all things Shakespeare, a virtual field trip that commemorated the anniversary of his death, and full performances of his plays and sonnets. Explore Now

Earth Day Virtual Viewing Party

#CelebrateWithDE and explore the history of Earth Day, an annual holiday observed on April 22nd to celebrate the beauty and fragility of Planet Earth. With this virtual viewing party your students will explore the importance of Earth Day and the best way they can promote environmentalism in their local communities. Find Out More

Resources: International Day for Monuments and Sites

Around the world, people use specially designed statues, buildings, and designated natural spaces, to honor people and events in history. Encourage your students to think about the cultural significance of monuments and commemorative sites on the International Day for Monuments and Sites, coming up next week. Explore Now

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Earth Day Resources

Join us in celebrating Earth Day by providing digital resources that will let your students explore various areas of interest. There are so many angles to take: animals, plants, weather, energy, water…. The sky is – literally – the limit!
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PD Webinar Series

Looking for ways to integrate your Discovery Education services deeper into your instruction? Our new webinar series covers topics from Getting Started to a “deeper dive” into each service as well as exploring different ways you can use our services as part of daily instruction.
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Leonardo da Vinci Resources

Leonardo da Vinci was an incredibly creative thinker, making him an inspiration for students interested in a variety of topics from physics to sculpture. Celebrate his birthday on April 15th by encouraging kids to dive into his theories, schematics, and inventions.
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Inventors & Inventions Month Resources

Join us in celebrating Inventors & Inventions Month by providing cool and wacky resources to your students and letting their imaginations run wild. Start your exploration with our Content Collection, continue with some of the resources we’ve highlighted below, and then tinker with our filters to find even more information to inspire your students.
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2017 Summer Institutes - Deadline Apr 2

There is still time to submit your application for the 2017 DEN Summer Institute and Principal Summit. These FREE residential-style events feature a number of seminars and workshops from keynote speakers, the Discovery Education team, and Discovery Education Community members that will energize your teaching, learning, and leading.
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PD Webinar Series

Looking for ways to integrate your Discovery Education services deeper into your instruction? Our new webinar series covers topics from Getting Started to a “deeper dive” into each service as well as exploring different ways you can use our services as part of daily instruction.
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April Fools’ Day Resources

In celebration of April Fools’ Day, we look at pranks, lies, deceptions, and half-truths throughout history.
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2017 Summer Institutes

We're proud to announce the 2017 DEN Summer Institute and Principal Summit. These FREE residential-style events feature a number of seminars and workshops from keynote speakers, the Discovery Education team, and Discovery Education Community members that will energize your teaching, learning, and leading.
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Spotlight on Strategies Six-Week Challenge

Join the thousands of teachers who have already accepted the challenge! Discovery Education’s Spotlight on Strategies are creative, research-based instructional strategies, presented by teachers for teachers. Register anytime this month, and you’ll receive weekly emails highlighting a different strategy with ideas for how to use it in the classroom.
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Weather Month Resources

From deciding whether or not to bring an umbrella to school to thinking about meteorology as a career path, the weather matters to everyone! We invite you to celebrate Weather Month by reviewing the instruments that help us measure it and then having a little fun with it by using some of our lesser-known resources.
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2017 Summer Institutes

We're proud to announce the 2017 DEN Summer Institute and Principal Summit. These FREE residential-style events feature a number of seminars and workshops from keynote speakers, the Discovery Education team, and Discovery Education Community members that will energize your teaching, learning, and leading.
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Women in History Resources

In honor of Women’s History Month, we celebrate African American figures in the STEM fields to inspire the next generation of trailblazing girls and young people interested in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math.
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First Day of Spring Resources

Bring spring to life with your students this year. Spring begins on March 20, 2017 and we’re celebrating the season with the arts – drawing and singing. Within each grade band, we’ve selected a focus, resources, and activities to get your students excited and knowledgeable about spring!
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Spotlight on Strategies Six-Week Challenge

With so many strategies to choose from, we’ve put together a handy six-week program to get you started. These highly engaging, easy-to-use activities support teaching and learning across the curriculum, drawing on rich and stimulating Discovery Education resources. Register anytime this month, and you’ll receive weekly emails highlighting a different strategy with ideas for how to use it in the classroom.
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Happening Today - Virtual Pi Day Party

Celebrate this intriguing mathematical constant with a virtual party. Discover instructional resources, programs, tools, and activities that explore the history of Pi and its applications in everyday life. You'll connect with classrooms across North America to showcase your own Pi Day celebrations and participate in a day-long celebration of math and science.
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Daylight Saving Resources

People anticipate Daylight Saving with mixed feelings: It will stay lighter longer in the evenings! I’ll lose an hour of sleep! Whatever you and students are feeling about the time change, help your students understand the history of the policy (based solidly in politics and history, rather than science) and exactly how it works.
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Spotlight on Strtegies Six-Week Challenge

Discovery Education’s Spotlight on Strategies are creative, research-based instructional strategies, presented by teachers for teachers. With so many strategies to choose from, we’ve put together a handy six-week program to get you started. Register anytime in March, and you’ll receive weekly emails highlighting a different strategy with ideas for how to use it in the classroom.
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March Content Showcase

Explore new content added to Discovery Education services in March including Preschool and Kindergarten Prep, Generation Earth, History Kids, The Rain Forests Are Under Threat, and Food Diet: Think Before You Eat.
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Spotlight on Strategies Six-Week Challenge

Engage with digital media in a practical, deep, and meaningful way. Discovery Education’s Spotlight on Strategies are creative, research-based instructional strategies, presented by teachers for teachers. With so many strategies to choose from, we’ve put together a handy six-week program to get you started. Register anytime in March, and you’ll receive weekly emails highlighting a different strategy with ideas for how to use it in the classroom.
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World Wildlife Day Resources

This World Wildlife Day, inspire the young people in your classrooms and schools to understand the issues around habitat change, over-exploitation of resources, and illicit trafficking and how this impacts wildlife around the world with these resource suggestions.
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#DESTEMChat - Leading a Culture of STEM (or STEAM)

How do we inspire others to be the change that is needed in the world? Leadership is less about giving orders, and more about inspiring others. This month our special guest, Dr. Ryan Jackson, Executive Lead Principal of the Mount Pleasant Arts Innovation Zone, discusses building leadership and culture in STEM as a teacher, administrator, parent, and student.
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January Content Showcase

Kick off 2017 with brand new content for your classroom including Killing the Colorado, Today's Green Minute, and Blood and Fury: America's Civil War.
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Community Survey Now Open

We want to hear from you! Let us know how you feel about your Discovery Education Community by completing a short survey. Open to anyone utilizing Discovery Education services. As a thank you for completing the survey, you’ll receive special DEN deals from our friends at Buncee, Sphero, and Square Panda.
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STEMinar Live - STEM Strategies from the Classroom

Join us on January 12 to learn simple strategies from fellow STEM innovators on developing STEM culture in the classroom. This month our special guests are Marsha Harp, Kayla Graham, and Lauren Goodin from Santa Rosa County District Schools, FL.
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Live from the Tundra Virtual Experience

#CelebratewithDE as we return to Churchill, MB for the annual polar bear migration. Since 2010, Discovery Education has teamed up with Polar Bears International to bring students a series of webcasts during the annual polar bear migration. Find out about these extraordinary animals and learn more about the careers open to you on the tundra.
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Remembrance Day

We have been hearing a lot about the best ways to safeguard freedom and maintain global relations, so it is an especially good time to focus on men and women who have served. Discovery Education has resources about these commemorations for all ages and in many different formats. Explore these resources from Discovery Education Streaming Canada for ways to discuss with your students.
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Scare Up Some Learning This Halloween

From exploring the origins of Halloween to the spookiest tales from the masters of horror, students will scream for these Discovery Education resources.
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#DESTEMChat - STEM in all communitiies

Join us on October 26 at 8:00PM (ET) for #DESTEMChat. This month we'll be chatting about STEM in rural and urban communities and the local career possibilities our students need to know! We will be joined by Hannah Neuenschwander - Soybean Production Associate for Monsanto and STEM AgVocate.
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Bring Virtual Realty into your Classroom

Discovery Education now offers teachers the opportunity to engage your students with 360 degrees of real world video content to take them to new depths, new heights, and a whole new immersive level of learning - be part of this exciting journey and get started today!
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Introducing Classroom Collaborative Projects

Grow students’ creative, communication, collaboration and critical thinking skills with these new collaborative projects. Each project includes resources for building background knowledge, authentic investigations with collaborative data sets, and learning extensions with STEM activities.
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See What's Happening In October

Each month we’ll be highlighting key Discovery Education resources, lesson starters, webinars and live events thematically tied to special events, celebrations, or commemorations that you may be teaching in your classrooms.
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#CelebratewithDE - World Space Week

World Space Week, celebrated October 4 – 10, 2016, is an annual international celebration of science and technology. Explore these Discovery Education Streaming and Science Techbook resources and introduce your students to the wonder of space exploration.
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Register for Fall VirtCon, our Virtual Professional Learning Conference

This free and flexible professional learning opportunity is anchored around actionable conversations with your fellow educators. Whether you’re a new or veteran teacher, just beginning to use Discovery Education services or are a digital resources expert, continue your learning journey at Fall VirtCon 2016.
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#DESTEMChat - STEM for all students

Join our special guest Mike Gorman on September 28 at 8:00 PM (ET) for this month's #DESTEMChat. Join our STEM community to learn new ideas and share with other educators how your students can make an impact on the world. Visit us on twitter at hashtag #DESTEMChat to participate.
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Happening Today - Back to School with Discovery Education Streaming

Don't miss our back to school with Discovery Education Streaming webinar highlighting the top five things to know about Streaming and an overview of the new content, tools, and resources available to you. Happening today at 7:00 PM ET
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International Dot Day Virtual Experience

There is still time to #celebratewithDE and join Fablevision Author Peter Reynolds, Dot Day Creator Terry Shay and Discovery Education for International Dot Day. Live streaming from Traer, Iowa where Dot Day began, this event will discuss the origin of Dot Day, showcase how students are celebrating, and hear from author Peter Reynolds about his book, The Dot.
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International Literacy Day

Celebrate International Literacy Day with your students. Join Discovery Education and FableVision for this on-demand virtual experience reading aloud the book Going Places from award-winning authors and illustrators Peter H. and Paul A. Reynolds.
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Back to School Webinar Series

Register today for our back to school webinar series highlighting the top five things to know about each of Discovery Education's services and an overview of the new content, tools, and resources available to you.
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#DESTEMChat - Planning STEM Experiences for All Learners

Join our STEM innovators on August 31 at 8:00 PM (ET) for this month's #DESTEMChat. Learn new ideas and share with other educators about planning STEM experiences for all your learners. Visit us on twitter at hashtag #DESTEMChat to participate.
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From Rio to Your Classroom

Bring the sportsmanship and celebration of the Olympic games to your classroom. As athletes gather to compete in Rio de Janeiro, Discovery Education shares resources about the global sporting event, from its ancient history to the modern challenges of hosting the games, and how elite athletes prepare for competition at the highest levels.
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Happy Shark Week

Shark Week is back for its 29th year, and we invite you to use the powerful appeal of this event to explore important topics including biodiversity, ocean conservation, sharks, and more.
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#DESTEMChat - June 29, 8:00 PM (ET)

Join us and special guest Danel Hogan for #DESTEMChat to share ideas around how to keep STEM engagement at an all time high this summer.
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Discovery Education in Action - Collaborative Projects

Step into the classrooms of Discovery Education Community members from around globe. Join us on June 21 to see how your peers are using Discovery Education for collaborative projects in their classroom, hear how they solve problems, and experience Discovery Education through their eyes.
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Students Explore Shark Bay — a Time Machine for Biologists

Dr. Mike Heithaus, professor of Biological Sciences at Florida International University, discusses his work researching sharks and their impact on the ecosystem of Shark Bay in Western Australia - and find out how students can be biologists and study this environment themselves.
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How a Shark Week Documentary Sparked a Passion that Changed My Life

In this post Dr. Craig O'Connell, founder and director of O’Seas Conservation Foundation, Inc., shares how a shark week documentary inspired a career dedicated to researching and the conservation of sharks.
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