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#CelebrateWithDE – Pythagorean Theorem Day

August 2017 has STEM on the brain. A few days in advance of a solar eclipse, mathematicians everywhere will be celebrating Pythagorean Theorem Day, August 15, 2017, one of the rare dates that lines up with the theorem (8² + 15² = 17²). You and your students can add these resources together to equal lots of great learning!

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#DESTEMChat - Global Girls in STEM

The future of our world are the students in our classrooms. The STEMettes are leading the way as they look to inspire the next generation of females into STEM fields by showing them the amazing women already in STEM. They will join the conversation to discuss the importance of girls in STEM and how to practically inspire students in your own classroom and community. Find Out More

Summer Content Showcase

Explore new content added to Discovery Education services this summer including STEM Career Closeup, Literature Kids, Art with Mati and Dada, Careers That Count Virtual Field Trip, and DE in Action: Math Techbook NBA Tool. Watch Now

Summer 2017 – Streaming Newsletter

In case you missed it, check out our monthly Newsletter. We have included timely content, resources, and events to engage your students inside and outside of the classroom. Explore Now

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#DESTEMChat: Glocal = Global + Local Connections

Our students struggle with seeing how what they are doing in the classroom can make an impact on a grander scale. This month we will be stretching our thinking and exploring how to help students begin to make Glocal connections in their work. Join #DESTEMChat on Twitter to participate.
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World Refugee Day Resources

World Refugee Day was established in 2000 by the UN General Assembly and is coming up on June 20. It’s a good time to talk to your students about the definition of a refugee and the challenges people throughout time and all around the world have faced when they are forced to leave their homeland.
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Worldwide Summer Adventure

With the summer vacation rapidly approaching we know you can’t wait to relax by the beach, visit a far-flung destination, or spend quality time with family and friends closer to home. But, what if you could also travel the world and continue learning all summer long? Join us on a worldwide adventure and let learning take you around the world.
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World Oceans Month Resources

June is Oceans Month, so we’re celebrating the natural curiosity we all seem to have about oceans and their importance to the health of our planet. If we encourage students to follow their curiosity, there’s no telling what discoveries they may make that will affect our survival.
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Community Update

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Butterfly Education & Awareness Day Resources

Alighting on the calendar in a few days, it’s Butterfly Education & Awareness Day. To match the spirit of the day, we’d like to help you focus your students’ awareness on these beautiful creatures by providing a gallery of the amazing color patterns to be found on butterflies and a little foundational information about why butterflies are so varied.
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#DESTEMChat - Making an Impact with Makerspaces

Makerspaces have taken our country by storm, allowing individuals to be creative, innovate, and learn in a social environment. Discuss Makerspaces and MakerEd with our special guest, Tony Long, who has lead a innovative culture change at Northrop Grumman around this social-STEM movement.
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Women in Flight Resources

May 21, 2017 marks the 75th anniversary of Amelia Earhart’s solo transatlantic flight. Mark the special Earhart anniversary by taking off into resources about her historic career and then highlighting the achievements of other women in flight.
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Internation Museum Day Resources

International Museum Day is approaching! If we go by the dictionary definition of museum – “a building in which objects of historical, scientific, artistic, or cultural interest are stored or exhibited” – your classroom could easily be considered a museum with a few pointed activities. The resources we’ve selected for you will help you bring the museum experience right into your classroom.
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Celebrate STEM

To celebrate STEM education, we’ve curated a great collection of digital resources for schools, students, and teachers to engage in activities involving science, technology, engineering, and math. Explore now for information on how Discovery Education can support you in teaching and learning all things STEM.
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STEMinar LIVE - Collaborate, Learn, Innovate!

Learn simple strategies from fellow STEM Innovators on ways to implement STEM culture in the classroom.
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Teacher Appreciation Week

Around the world, day in and day out, teachers dedicate themselves to transforming the lives of others. As part of our celebration of educators, Discovery Education is sharing an exclusive digital experience for classrooms, a sneak peek at what’s new for this fall, as well as gifts, promotions, and resources from our partners.
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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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May 2017 – Streaming Newsletter

In case you missed it, check out our monthly Newsletter. We have included timely content, resources, and events to engage your students inside and outside of the classroom.
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Space Day Resources

Today is National Space Day! Celebrate with us and explore the vast universe and all the amazing things in it. As you might imagine, Discovery Education has thousands of resources about space. From science to history, you and your students will find a variety of media about the vast universe and all the amazing things in it.
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Cinco de Mayo Resources

Cinco de Mayo is an annual celebration of the Mexican victory over the French in the Battle of Puebla in 1862. This year, celebrate with a variety of holiday resources and, then, dive deep into the history by studying some of the events and people marking the struggles Mexico faced during and after a series of wars in the mid 1800s.
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Careers that Count: A Virtual Field Trip with the NBA

Gather your students' questions and join us on Twitter for a live chat with several NBA guests at 1 PM (ET) on the premier date: May 4, 2017. Tweet your questions to @DiscoveryEd and @jrnba using the hashtag #CareersThatCount. Note: The virtual field trip is not live, but the Twitter chat is! We'll start promptly at 1 PM (ET).
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May Content Showcase

Explore new content added to Discovery Education services in May including Natural Phenomena, Infographics by Student Government Affairs Program, Art Minutes, and Unearthed by Science Channel.
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Community Update

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Space Month Resources

May is Space Month! Celebrate all month with us and use these special resources on Space Day, May 5. As you might imagine, Discovery Education has thousands of resources about space. From science to history, you and your students will find a variety of media about the vast universe and all the amazing things in it.
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National Poetry Month Resources

April is National Poetry Month and you can celebrate at any grade level. We’ve collected some engaging resources for you to inspire your students to try their hand at various approaches to poetry, with an eye towards nature, self-expression, and performance.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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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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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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