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October 26, 2021 | 0 comments

These 500 Free Learning Activities Can Help You Spend More Time Teaching, Less Time Searching

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Ask educators what they wish they had more of, and 9 times out of 10, the first thing they will say is “time.” 
 
To help you save time and more deeply engage your students in learning, Discovery Education is making 500 free, ready-to-use activities available to teachers in the K-2, 3-5 and 6-8 grade bands. These activities are being released every month, are organized to support weekly instructional goals, and are created based on the most searched terms during each month of the school year.  
 
Among the activities available now on the Share My Lesson website are: 
 
•    A recent virtual field trip to Washington D.C., that includes First Lady and First Educator Dr. Jill Biden 
•    An engaging video from Conservation Station, a program developed in partnership with Itron to help students explore the relationship between water and energy through the lens of conservation
•    A hands-on experiment from the 3M Science at Home series, featuring a 3M scientist explaining “force” with a hands-on experiment. 
 
According to Laura Mitchley, an instructional coach in the Pennsylvania public school system, “In talking with my colleagues, the number one thing they need is more time, and these free resources put engaging, ready-to-use activities right at their fingertips.  Now, they can spend more time with their students and less time searching for creative new activities.” 
 
To receive access to all 500 free activities, including Daily Fix-Its, Background Builders, Writing Prompts and more, sign up for updates from Discovery Education’s Daily Activities website.

 

 

Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms. Through its award-winning digital textbooks, multimedia resources, and the largest professional learning network of its kind, Discovery Education is transforming teaching and learning, creating immersive STEM experiences, and improving academic achievement around the globe. Discovery Education currently serves approximately 4.5 million educators and 45 million students worldwide, and its resources are accessed in over 140 countries and territories. Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc., Discovery Education partners with districts, states, and like-minded organizations to empower teachers with customized solutions that support the success of all learners.