Array of new online resources for students, teachers

10/13/2011 12:00:00 AM Discovery Education has partnered with several companies to create an assortment of free resources for educators, students and their families. These programs include:

  • New Teacher Survival Centralan online destination welcoming, supporting and rewarding educators new to the teaching profession with an array of classroom resources. Now open for entries, the New Teacher Survival Central Sweepstakeswill award one grand prize winner an all-inclusive trip to Costa Rica and a prize pack.

  • Science of Everyday Life -Discovery Education and 3M created Science of Everyday Life, which offers K-12 curriculum and interactive tools that bring to life the science that’s happening all around us and family activities that encourage students to make connections to what they are learning in school. 

  • Siemens Science Day - A joint effort with the Siemens Foundation offering teachers hands-on activities to help reinvent science class for grades K-6.  Teachers have the opportunity to win an Ultimate Cool School Assembly.

  • USADA True Sport Awards Program -  A partnership between Discovery Education and the United States Anti-Doping Agency encourages youth-influencers to propose and implement ideas and programs that motivate young people to lead safe, healthy and ethical lives, free from performance-enhancing drugs. Entrants have a chance to win more than $3,500 in prizes for their efforts in shaping positive beliefs and behaviors in their communities. 

  • Web 20.11 - Offers free resources in media literacy, internet safety, Web 2.0, presentation tools and blogs from educational experts. Teachers can also enter the Web 20.11 Tech Tune-Up Sweepstakes for a chance to be the grand prize winner of an AverMedia AverVision F50 Document Camera, a trip to ISTE 2012 in San Diego and a $1500 digital media grant from Discovery Education. 
  • To learn more, visit www.discoveryeducation.com/featured-programs/.

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