Discovery Education announced the launch of its new Summer of Learning initiative. Designed for all learners, the Summer of Learning initiative features a collection of grab-and-go lessons and at-home student activities, as well as on-demand professional development for educators.
Users of Discovery Education’s digital services can find this new content here.
The Summer of Learning resources designed to support students’ continued engagement in learning include:
Student Learning Activities – Self-contained lesson activities for student exploration in a variety of subjects
Virtual Field Trips – These resources take students outside and into some of the world’s most iconic locations
Behind the Scenes Museum Visits – Young students can access famous art pieces from around the world with One Minute in a Museum, and older students can visit some of world’s most renowned museums with Janson Media’s Museum Access
Audiobooks – A library of classic children’s stories and fairy tales, from science fiction and famous poetry like Edgar Allan Poe to Goosebumps and the Hunger Games series
Podcasts – The short podcasts included in the Summer of Learning initiative are designed to help students build listening comprehension skills as they learn about important topics ranging from technology to history to art
Learning at Home Channel – A collection of at-home resources designed to help students follow their interests, sharpen skills, and have fun
Among the professional learning resources and supports for teachers and school leaders included in the Summer of Learning are:
Professionals Learning NOW – A series of professional learning opportunities for educators that are designed to be short, convenient, and relevant to remote learning
Instructional Inspiration – A curated selection of over 1,000 grab-and-go lesson activities
SOS Instructional Strategies – A compendium of research-based strategies for integrating Discovery Education’s digital curriculum resources into instruction
Events – A series of special events including the Equity Talks Series, which features the nation’s top education leaders discussing how to ensure underserved students are given the opportunity to succeed
Instructional Leaders Channel – Resources for school leaders designed to be inspirational and empowering
Discovery Education will continue adding new resources to the Summer of Learning in the coming weeks.
“Since our initial response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Discovery Education has sought to keep students and teachers connected to the resources and professional learning they need to maintain the continuity of learning,” said Scott Kinney, Discovery Education’s President of K-12 Education. “Our new Summer of Learning initiative continues this effort by providing students and teachers the digital resources they need to prepare for success in the coming school year and beyond.”
For more information about Discovery Education’s digital resources and professional learning services, visit www.discoveryeducation.com.