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#CelebrateWithDE – Presidents’ Day | Discovery Education – Education Article

On the third Monday in February, we honor all U.S. presidents on Presidents’ Day. The day was introduced to honor George Washington and grew to honor all presidents and earn that apostrophe after the s. This year, we invite you to celebrate by going all the way back to the day’s beginnings to study Washington – along with another long-ago honoree, Lincoln – and then consider how they might have handled presidential communications with modern technology. Content Collection: Presidents’ DayDiscovery…

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#CelebrateWithDE – Valentine’s Day | Discovery Education – Education Article

Does science make your heart beat faster? Celebrate a heart-themed Valentine’s Day in a fresh, academic way. We’ve selected resources about heart anatomy, function, and health. Have your students study the resources and see if they can put it all together into a heart-healthy, sweet Valentine for the people in their lives. Happy Valentine’s Day – we LOVE the work you do! Content Collection: Valentine’s DayDiscovery Education Streaming, Science TechbookGrades K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, Assorted Resources Focus on the Feast…

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#CelebrateWithDE International Day of Women and Girls in Science – Education Article

The United Nations General Assembly has passed a resolution to declare February 11 as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, “in order to achieve full and equal access to and participation in science for women and girls, and further achieve gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.” Celebrate this important day with Discovery Education by inspiring all your students with the stories of women and girls who are paving the way to innovation, discovery, and…

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#CelebrateWithDE – Black History Month – Education Article

Celebrate Black History Month with Discovery Education resources that highlight the specific achievements of a few of the many African Americans who have made contributions in education, equality, and exploration! The resources and suggested activities we’ve selected highlight the stories of these heroes of African American history, including their contributions, their habits of innovation and leadership, and the impacts they’ve had on our society. Encourage your students to celebrate the variety of experiences and contributions of each of these important…

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#CelebratewithDE Groundhog Day | Discovery Education – Education Article

Just like the movie of the same name, Groundhog Day comes around every February 2nd. This year, encourage your students to think about perspective by considering the experience of the groundhog. (You probably don’t want to focus on the science, since doesn’t seem to be a factor in the shadow prediction. Although, you could have some lively research and discussion to see if any students could come up with evidence to the contrary!) And good luck to you, whether you…

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#CelebrateWithDE – Golden Globes | Discovery Education – Education Article

It was the 76th anniversary of the Golden Globes this year! This celebration of film and television is sure to bring excitement and controversy throughout Hollywood and, perhaps, in your classroom. Take this opportunity to turn the spotlight to your students’ talent in videography and storytelling. We’ve selected some resources to spark the creative spirit and support their filmmaking efforts. Consider running a short contest to inspire them to participate in a classroom Golden Globes. LEARN Lights, Camera, Education!: AFI…

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#CelebrateWithDE – Martin Luther King Jr. Day – Education Article

We’re celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. All of his contributions towards ensuring civil rights for everyone in the community are well worth honoring, and our focus this year will be on actions that can be taken in service to the community. We hope you’ll have wonderful discussions about the power of ordinary people to make the world a better place for all. Be sure to join us for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day…

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#CelebrateWithDE – Golden Globes | Discovery Education – Education Article

It was the 76th anniversary of the Golden Globes this year! This celebration of film and television is sure to bring excitement and controversy throughout Hollywood and, perhaps, in your classroom. Take this opportunity to turn the spotlight to your students’ talent in videography and storytelling. We’ve selected some resources to spark the creative spirit and support their filmmaking efforts. Consider running a short contest to inspire them to participate in a classroom Golden Globes. LEARN Lights, Camera, Education!: AFI…

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