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Discovery Education - December 2023 Updates

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Thu, Nov 30, 2023


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Here are some "Timely & Relevant" resources from Discovery Education for the month of December 2023. Use Discovery Education as your daily hub of resources for your classroom with digital media and ready-to-use learning activities. Be sure to log into your instance of Discovery Education before clicking on the links in this post.


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  • Check out the December 2023 DE Newsletter for a list of resources that supports student learning throughout the summer.  Click on the link above or the image to open and download this month's newsletter.


Explore the Ready-to-Use-Activities
  • Explore DE's ready-to-use activities These time-saving activities can be used as-is or modified to meet the needs of their classroom! From Background Builders to Sentence Fix-Its to Choice Boards and more – teachers can find quick grab and go resources to use anytime in the Instructional Activities Channel.

  • There you’ll find past month's Activity Calendars and this December's Activity Calendars for Grades K-2 and Grades 3-5 (coming soon, hopefully). Use them as they are or make your own copy to edit and share.


Monthly & Timely Celebrations

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  • Holiday Breaks - If you're looking for resources for your students to do at home over the holiday breaks. Share these activities with your families to keep learning alive over break.
  • Pearl Harbor (12/7) - Explore the events surrounding the Battle of Pearl Harbor and the loss of more than 2,000 lives on December 7, 1941 and focuses on a select group of United States military personnel and civilians that countered the Japanese attack, such as Doris Miller, Donald Ross, and Julio De Castro.
  • First Day of Winter (12/21) - Discover a collection of videos, images, songs, and writing prompts that explore the science behind the seasons and their environmental effects.


Celebrate December With Some of DE's Favorite Virtual Field Trips!

  • Need easy-to-use learning resources to keep December busy and fun? Use these Virtual Field Trips to let students play with polar bears, visit a genomics lab, explore cutting-edge technology, and more—all without leaving the classroom! Virtual Field Trips are available on-demand and come with a companion guide packed with standards-aligned, hands-on learning activities that are ready to use!

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Information compiled in this update was provided by our partners at Discovery Education


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