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Discovery Education - September 2022 Updates

Posted by IU13 IMS

Fri, Aug 26, 2022


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


This Month at DE


Activity Calendars are Back!

  • Explore ready-to-use activities for August and September that provide students with opportunities to explore their curiosity around a variety of topics. Looking for more? Explore the Instructional Activities Channel. There you’ll find the recent Activity Calendars for Grades K-2 and Grades 3-5. Use them as they are or make your own copy to edit and share.

DE Ready to Learn Sept 22


There have been some exciting updates to the Discovery Education platform: 

  • A new Explore page: Looking for inspiration? DE's new Explore page lets you browse by subject, then offers personalized suggestions based on your activity in DE, grade levels, and more.
  • New content partners: DE has partnered with Sesame Workshop for PK-2, Minecraft: Education Edition, and Marzano Academies!
  • Studio updates: From new fonts to animated buttons, Studio offers a quicker workflow and a few other fun tweaks that will make lesson building easy, creative, and engaging.   
  • A brand-new Student Experience: Your students will see a new interface designed to build agency and promote time on task. No more excuses for incomplete assignments!   
  • A redesigned My Classrooms: DE has completely overhauled the My Classrooms section, giving teachers a much more intuitive interface to easily navigate classes, assignments, and students. 
  • Quiz Library: Have you tried the Quiz Library yet? Each month DE continues to add more pre-built quizzes aligned to DE content to save teachers time and effort in assessing student progress. 

DE product updates summer 2022


Virtual Field Trip in September

  • Subscribe to the DE Virtual Field Trips Channel to find upcoming virtual field trips, such as:
    • Genomics: Decoding the Language of Life on September 15, 2022 at 1pm EST for Grades 6-12.  
    • Haul! Dig into Mining Interactive Learning Experience on September 22, 2022 at 1pm EST for Grades 6-8.


DEN STAR Educators

  • What is a DEN STAR Educator? DEN STAR Educators are knowledgeable about the effective use of Discovery Education’s digital services. DEN STAR Educators continue to learn about the ever-evolving ways to engage students in and out of the classroom, actively share this knowledge with other educators, and connect within the DEN community and with Discovery Education teams.

  • Want to become a DEN STAR Educator? There are no longer DEN STAR application windows throughout the year, so educators can apply today so they don’t miss this exciting opportunity to learn, connect, and share with fellow educators! To be considered for the DEN STAR program, click here to complete the application. DE will follow up with you about the status of your application!


Save the Date

  • DEN VirtCon: Fall 2022 will take place on Tuesday, October 11th from 6:30 - 8:30pm ET.



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

Topics: Discovery Education