Skip Discover Education Main Navigation

Latest Updates


#TryitTuesday: Vocabulary Quadrants

Students use the Frayer Map to represent their understanding of vocabulary words, supported by watching or reading media that includes the words.

See the Instructional Idea

Hot Topics: Language Learners

Discovery Education provides many supports for all types of learners—including English Language Learners—through the use of instructional strategies and the features of multimodal text and resources. Learn More

Meet the DEN: Kelli Recher

This week, we’d like you to meet Kelli Recher, a Law and Order addicted 5th/6th Grade Science Teacher from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Find out more in her Meet the DEN post. Explore the Community

Did You Know? SOS-McREL Alignment

Our popular SOS instructional strategies are now aligned to McREL International’s 6-Phase Model of Learning. Check out the downloadable grid that shows all strategies by skill, media type, and learning goal. Start Exploring

Online Learning Courses

Are you getting the most out of Discovery Education? Interactive, self-paced learning courses offer opportunities to maximize digital resources in your classroom. Start Learning

More Updates


Hot Topics: STEM

Discovery Education Streaming provides content, instructional strategies, and digital tools that support STEM education and the P21 framework. Ask students to consider deep, real-world questions and collaborate with others to arrive at meaningful conclusions.
Learn More

#MotivationMonday Instructional Strategy: 4Cs

Students use the 4Cs (Connections, Challenges, Concepts, and Changes) to create a graphic organizer to support their thinking and responses to a piece of media.
See the Instructional Idea

Meet the DEN: Rita Mortenson

This week, we’d like you to meet Rita Mortenson, a fun-loving, outgoing, look-on-the-bright-side, Technology and Learning Coach from Verona, Wisconsin. Find out more in her Meet the DEN post.
Explore the Community

Did You Know? DE in Action

Step inside the classrooms of Discovery Education Community members and learn how your peers are using digital media, hear how they solve problems, and experience Discovery Education through their eyes.
Learn More

Upcoming Professional Learning Events

Discovery Education understands the role vibrant professional learning communities play in supporting educators. Check out upcoming in-person, virtual, and blended learning events.
Start Exploring

Hot Topics: Differentiated Instruction

Learn how Discovery Education helps engage diverse learners by offering resources to help vary content, process, product, and learning environment.
Learn More

Featured Strategy: Table Top Texting

Use this digital integration strategy to help students improve communication skills as they think critically about and discuss video segments.
See the Instructional Idea

Connect via Social Media

Your Discovery Education Community is having conversations all over social media. Find out how to join the discussion.
Get Connected

Did You Know: Product Updates

You asked and we listened. Discovery Education Streaming and Techbook services have exciting new enhancements that facilitate collaboration, creativity, and student engagement, all while saving teachers time.
Discovery the Latest

Hot Topics: Literacy

Discovery Education features a wide variety of literacy supports. Incorporate our literacy resources and strategies to help your students build and strengthen these foundational reading, writing, and communication skills.
Learn More

Featured Strategy: Visual Walkabout

Visual Walkabout is a teaching strategy that provides students with a sneak peek of the content in an upcoming unit through the use of a series of images. Students walk around the classroom gallery of images, making connections and asking questions at each image.
View Resources

Meet the DEN: Audra Barton

This week, we’d like you to meet Audra Barton, a chocolate loving, science singing 5th Grade Teacher from Naples, Florida. Find out more in her Meet the DEN post.
Learn More

Featured Strategy: IDEA Share

IDEA Share is a teaching strategy that allows students to participate in the peer review process so they can learn from and give constructive feedback. Students follow a structured rotation to review the work of other students and comment on four specific areas.
See the Instructional Idea

Hot Topics: PLCs

Robust and active professional learning networks help foster growth, support systems, and well-being among educators. Our resources are designed to help you connect to colleagues and friends, share ideas and resources, and build meaningful experiences for yourself and others.
Learn More

Featured Strategy: Connect the Dots

Featured Strategy: 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.
View Resource

Less Searching. More Learning.

You asked and we listened. Discovery Education Streaming and Techbook services have exciting new enhancements that facilitate collaboration, creativity, and student engagement, all while saving teachers time.
Discovery the Latest

Meet the DEN: Megan Douglas

This week, we’d like you to meet Megan Douglas, a Swiss Alps paraglider and Curriculum Writer from Vista, California. Find out more in her Meet the DEN post.
Learn More

Hot Topics: Literacy

Discovery Education features a variety of literacy supports to help students build and strengthen foundational reading, writing, and communication skills.
Learn More

Professional Learning Summer Adventure

Join Discovery Education for a summer learning adventure that will help you get the new school year off to a fantastic start. Learn at your own pace as you relax by the pool, visit a far-flung destination, or meet your colleagues over iced coffee.
Start Exploring

Shine Like a STAR

DEN STAR Educators participate in exclusive professional learning experiences, access VIP promotions, and receive special recognition for sharing with their colleagues.
Become a DEN STAR

Featured Strategy: 3 Truths...1 Lie

Featured Strategy: 3 Truths...1 Lie is a teaching strategy that helps students focus on the key takeaway of a particular concept. Students will create three truths and one lie, based on the digital selection.
View Resource

Meet the DEN: Jennifer Tatum

This week, we’d like you to meet Jennifer Tatum, a closet TV junkie and 5th Grade Teacher from Asheville, North Carolina. Find out more in her Meet the DEN post.
Explore Community

Hot Topics: Language Learners

Discovery Education provides many supports for all types of learners—including English Language Learners—through the use of instructional strategies and the features of multimodal text and resources.
Learn More

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.
Learn More

DEN Community: Weekly Favorites

Sharing: it's what educators do. Check out some of the best resources in the DEN Community library, a platform where Discovery Educators across the United States and Canada are discussing strategies and sharing resources.
Explore Now

Featured Strategy: Take a Walk

Take a Walk is a teaching strategy that fosters creative thinking through movement. Students are asked to walk and talk, which has been shown to support higher-order thinking and increase retention of information.
See the Integration Idea

Meet the DEN: Kathleen Hanke

This week, we’d like you to meet Kathleen Hanke, a pirate expert (aaargh!) and Library Media Specialist from Janesville, WI. Find out more in her Meet the DEN post.
Explore Community

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.
Get Connected

Maximize Your DEN Experience

Make the most of your DEN Community experience online by taking steps to allow others to find and connect with you, engage in meaningful conversations about the topics that matter to you, and build your presence in the online community.
Get Connected

Featured Strategy: Get in Line

Get in Line is a teaching strategy that provides students with an opportunity to sequence events on a timeline. The development of this skill is critical to student success and this simple strategy makes it easy to teach.
See the Instructional Idea

Connect with Your Discovery Education Community

Whether you’re searching for instructional ideas, interested in teacher-created resources, or connecting with other educators, there are lots of ways to get involved.
Explore Community

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.
Learn More

Shine Like a STAR

DEN STAR Educators participate in exclusive professional learning experiences, access VIP promotions, and receive special recognition for sharing with their colleagues.
Become a DEN STAR

Featured Strategy: IDEA Share

IDEA Share is a teaching strategy that allows students to participate in the peer review process so they can learn from and give constructive feedback. Students follow a structured rotation to review the work of other students and comment on four specific areas.
See the Instructional Idea

Meet the DEN: Jennifer Hall

This week, we’d like you to meet Jennifer Hall, a soap opera-loving Educational Technology Specialist from Tucker, Georgia. Find out more in her Meet the DEN post.
Access Exclusive Resources

Hot Topics: Language Learners

Discovery Education provides many supports for all types of learners—including English Language Learners—through the use of instructional strategies and the features of multimodal text and resources.
Learn More

Did You Know: Student Access

Did you know that students can access Discovery Education resources all summer long? Learn how to create classes, assign content, and unlock summer exploration for your students.
Learn More

DEN Online Community: Ways to Engage

Your DEN Community is here for you—whether you’re searching for instructional ideas, interested in teacher-created resources, or connecting with other educators, there are lots of ways for you to get involved.
Explore Community

Featured Strategy: 321 Strategy

The 321 Pyramid strategy provides a scaffold to teach students how to make decisions about important vs. extraneous information within a media selection.
See the Instructional Idea

Meet the DEN: Shelby Graves

This week, we’d like you to meet Shelby Graves, a bad car singing, weather reporting Library Media Specialist from Warrenton, Missouri. Find out more in her Meet the DEN post.
Access Exclusive Resources

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.
Learn More

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.
Learn More

DEN Online Community: Weekly Favorites

Your colleagues are talking in the DEN Online Community—here are a few conversations and resources that caught our eye.
Check It Out

Featured Strategy: Close Encounters

Close Encounters is a teaching strategy that shows your students that multimedia is text, too. Students read multimedia text closely for information using the same strategies they would for written text.
See the Instructional Idea

Meet the DEN: Jennipher Eisenstein

This week, we’d like you to meet Jennipher Eisenstein, a fan of chocolate ice cream loaded with Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups from Rockwall, TX. Find out more in her Meet the DEN post.
Access Exclusive Resources