Discovery Education

What is it?

A little bit of everything all in one place. Discovery Education is like a toolbox for teachers. It contains video streaming, lesson plans, instructional strategies, professional development, an online community and more!

Students can also access resources within Discovery Education making it a great place to start if you're looking to integrate technology into a lesson.

Login Information

Username: firstname.lastname

Password: You set your password and it does not sync when you change your email password. If you get locked out, place a work order and I can assist you.

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SOS - Spotlight on Strategies

SOS Link

Looking for strategies to help enforce comparing and contrasting? How about inferencing and predicting? Check out the Spotlight on Strategies offered by Discovery Education. Here you will find strategies to address a variety of skills you teach in your classroom. You will be able to find a PDF printout with directions as well as a video that show the strategy in action within a classroom. Some of the strategies are good old fashioned teaching and do not require the use of technology, while others are tech-enhanced.

Virtual Field Trips

Virtual Field Trips Link

You will need to be signed into DE to access the link.

Explore places, careers, and concepts beyond the four walls of your classroom without having to leave school. New virtual field trips are being added on a regular basis. You can check out the Events Calendar for upcoming virtual field trips.

Board Builder

This is my FAVORITE feature of DiscoveryEd. This feature allows students to create an online poster to demonstrate their learning. They are able to add images and videos from DE and add their own text. I recommend creating at least one project in your classroom this year that integrates this tool.

It's also a great way to introduce content to your students. Create a board on a given topic and share with your students in DE. Give them time to explore the board and do a think-pair-share activity about what they learned before you start a unit.

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Video Streaming

Another great feature of DE is their video library. Search and find videos to integrate into your lessons on given topics.

But wait! There's more!

There's so much more to DE than I can post here. The best thing to do is get logged in and click around to see what you can find. I would also love to sit with you and help you learn this resource. If you're interested in looking at DE together email me and we will get something scheduled.