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Discovery Education - February 2023 Updates

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Here are some "Timely & Relevant" resources from Discovery Education for the month of February 2023. Be sure to log into your instance of Discovery Education before clicking on the links below.


Timely Content for FebruaryFebruary_Page_2 Newsletter
  • Save time with the DE February Newsletter for a curated list of resources that support timely events like Black History Month, Groundhog Day, National Inventor’s Day, President’s Day, the Super Bowl, and much more!  Click on the image to access this month's newsletter. 
  • Groundhog Day (2/2): Follow along as Lenzi traces the history of Groundhog Day, revealing its roots in the German holiday Candlemas.
  • Rosa Parks Day (2/4): Explore the remarkable impact Rosa Parks made on the civil rights movement.
  • National Inventor’s Day (2/11): Investigate inventors and their innovations with this collection of resources.
  • Superbowl (2/12): The American Heart Association and the National Football League, working together with Discovery Education, have joined forces to amplify NFL PLAY 60’s reach and impact by inspiring physically active lifestyles in schools and homes nationwide.


  • 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 the recent Activity Calendars, such as these for February, for Grades K-2 and Grades 3-5. Use them as they are or make your own copy to edit and share.



#CelebrateWithDE: World Read Aloud Day 
  • February 1, 2023 | All Day | Grades K-2
  • Share your love of reading with students on World Read Aloud Day! Explore Discovery Education's ready-to-use activities and video quizzes that highlight the Vooks storybooks brought to life through animation. Each resource contains activities for your K-2 students to do throughout and after each story! Learn more!  

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Manufacturing the Future of Aviation Virtual Field Trip 
  • February 8, 2023 | 1pm EST | Grades 6-12
  • Join Boeing and Discovery Education for a special tour of three Boeing manufacturing facilities in Renton, WA, Portland, OR, and Salt Lake City, Utah to see what game-changing innovations in aviation look like up close! At each location, students will learn how mechatronics, robotics, and ergonomics are shaping the future of aviation manufacturing and be introduced to skilled STEM professionals who use cutting-edge tech to solve real-world challenges. Learn more and register today! 


Behind the Scenes of Country Music's Biggest Night Virtual Field Trip
  • February 16, 2023 | 1pm EST | Grades 6-12 
  • Join us for a one-of-a-kind virtual field trip into the exciting inner-workings of Country Music’s biggest night of the year, as students are introduced to a variety of key STEAM professionals working behind-the-scenes at the Country Music Association (CMA) Awards in Nashville, TN. Students will dive into the action with diverse Country Music professionals all working in harmony to create Country Music’s biggest night. Learn more and register today!


Free Professional Learning Series: DEN Workshop 
  • Did you know we offer a free professional learning series for educators? Our spring cohort of DEN Workshop kicks off in February! Educators will be able to join this virtual cohort and learn from DE staff as well as connect with other educators on best practices in education! We'll make sure they leave with key points on using DE in the classroom. After each session, they'll have a task to complete in their classroom and then will have the chance to return the next session to share and reflect with other educators! Learn more and register today.  


Day of Discovery
  • DE is launching a local Days of Discovery this Spring! Perhaps you are interested in participating person, and perhaps also interested in presenting to the group in one of our breakout sessions. The regional day will be on Saturday, March 11 in Downingtown, PA Register here.
  • If you are up for presenting, please submit your proposal here.

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


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