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Discovery Education - October 2022 Updates

Posted by IU13 IMS

Wed, Sep 28, 2022

 

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

 

This Month at DE

 

Monthly Activity Calendars Continue to be Published! October 2022 DE Calendar

  • Explore ready-to-use activities for October 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.

 

World Space Week is October 4th-10th!

  • DE has created four out of this world PowerPoint decks for each day of World Space Week from October 4th-10th. There’s a lot of really cool things happening in space right now, and many of these resources have been added just THIS week so they’re hyper relevant!
  • Broken out by grade bands K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12, these decks contain an entire week’s worth of resources. Each deck has slides for next Tuesday-Monday with a different video activity each day + extensions linked to many videos. The best thing about them – they are all ready to go with minimal planning needed! Quick activities that you could fit into a Morning Meeting, end of day activity, brain break, etc. - whenever works throughout the day. Each slide also contains a link to DE's Explore Space channel for even more resources.

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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

 

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Back to School Resources from Discovery Education

Posted by IU13 IMS

Mon, Aug 22, 2022

DE Back to School 2022

It's Back-to-School time and Discovery Education has provided resources that support teachers at the beginning of the school year or anytime they want to build community in their classroom. Read below to learn more about resources to help you learn about your students and resources to help teachers learn more about Discovery Education. 

 

Learn about your Students

DE class cultureInspired by Harry Wong’s “The First Days of School”, each of the studio presentations below have a dozen easy-to-use whole group activities that provide opportunities for students to learn about their classmates, share what’s important to them, and develop skills to be happy and enthusiastic about learning.

 

Learn about Discovery Education

DE tic tac toe 2022Use these Tic-Tac-Toe Boards in professional development sessions or in asynchronous opportunities to encourage teachers to explore Discovery Education. 


Use these Weekly & Monthly Challenges over 4-5 weeks each to engage your teachers to explore DE and use the content and resources in their classroom.

 

Learn more about DE

New teachers will need help learning about Discovery Education. Here are a few resources to help get them started: 

  • Self-Paced Interactive Courses: Learn more about DE through these courses and receive a certificate of completion at the end for credit.  
  • Community Favorites: Hear how other educators in the Discovery Educator Network are using DE in their classroom.
  • Educator Supports: Find resources to support integration of DE into the classroom, no matter what level of understanding you have.  
  • Help Center: Find articles and support for every aspect of the product.  


Sesame Learning Channel

Sesame Learning Channel

  • DE has launched the Sesame Learning Channel inside Discovery Education! Inside the Sesame Learning Channel you’ll find the following channels: Feelings Time, Letter Time, Number World, and Celebrations! 

 

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Discovery Education Back-to-School Webinar Series

Posted by IU13 IMS

Wed, Jul 27, 2022

 

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Discovery Education - May 2022 Updates

Posted by IU13 IMS

Mon, Apr 25, 2022

 

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


This Month at DE

 

May Activity CalendarsMay 2022 DE Activity Cal

 

Timely May Resources 

  • Whether you are looking to celebrate Physical Fitness Month with NFL Play 60, spread awareness for National Mental Health Month with Child Mind Institute, or commemorate the rich heritage of Asian American and Pacific Islanders during May, DE has the right resources for you and your educators. 

 

Creatively Engage Students During Testing Review 

 

Keep the Learning Momentum Going This Summer 

  • Whether you're looking for curriculum support, at-home activities for students, or professional learning resources, we’ll help you make this summer one to remember! Check out our revamped Summer of Learning Channel today. And, be sure to share the Summer Learning Activities Channel with all educators - it is full of ready-to-use activities for every grade level to support summer school plans. 

 

Become a DEN STAR!

  • Do you enjoy staying in the know about all things DE? Would you like access to exclusive resources? Join our DEN STAR program to connect with a community of like-minded educators and maximize DE's impact in your school or district. Learn more HERE and share with your teacher leaders! Application is open until May 6.

 

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