Discovery Education Part 1
Maximizing Student Engagement
Welcome to Discovery Education
Learn to Search for Content
Search: Video, Images, Articles, and Clip Art
(The power of Boolean Query allows you to include and exclude words or phrases - for example: revolution NOT industrial. If you use quotation marks to search for a phrase - for example, "magic school bus" - you will constrain your search to media that includes the entire phrase in the title or description.)
- Click in Search Box to change Media Type etc.
- Check out Advanced Search
- Search by Curriculum Standards
Click on Resources to see Details.
Click Play and Share with Class (downloading is recommended)
Share on Social Media Website (people you share with will need a username and pw)
Download - watch when you want, or insert in a presentation
Add to Content
Add to QuickList
Assign to Classroom or Student
Add to Builder Tool
Playing and Downloading Videos
Videos can be streamed or downloaded in QuickTime for Mac or Windows Media Player for PC.
- Downloading is recommended for classroom use.
- Streaming is recommended for previewing.
- Downloading insures a smooth and uninterrupted playing experience that will not be diminished by bandwidth or connectivity issues.
- Check with your school Network Manager for best times to download.
To download a video click the orange down arrow or right click and select "save link as" or "save target as" depending on your internet browser.
You can also download images, audio, articles etc.
Small - great for word documents
Medium - for presentations
Large - to View in browser or Print (high quality)
Citations - Citation information is provided for videos, video segments, images and articles. Citations may be copied and pasted into projects that include Discovery Education streaming content.
My DE Services
Science Elementary School
Science Middle School
Discovery Educator Network (DEN) - A global community of educators passionate about teaching with digital media, sharing resources, collaborating, and networking.
STEM Connect - Career Videos and Learning Activities
Lesson Plan Library - 200 + Lesson Plans, Vocab, Rubrics
Discovery Atlas - Interactive Map
Thematic Focus - Weekly Teaching Topics
Calendar - Help students connect the past and present