Kaiser Permanente, Alliance for a Healthier Generation, and Discovery Education Offer New, No-Cost, Digital Resources Supporting Emotional Resiliency in Teachers and Students

In what has been an unprecedented and challenging year for schools across the U.S., educators now have access to new, no-cost digital content that supports their own and their students’ emotional resiliency from Ready, Set, RISE!, a unique virtual resource from Kaiser Permanente, Alliance for a Healthier Generation (Healthier Generation), and Discovery Education. Kaiser Permanente is the nation’s largest nonprofit and an integrated health system. Healthier Generation is a non-profit dedicated to creating environments supporting children’s physical, social, and emotional health. Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-aligned digital…

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Discovery Education Names SMASH CEO Eli Kennedy to Board of Directors

Discovery Education, the Charlotte, NC, based leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms worldwide, today announced the appointment of Eli Kennedy, the CEO of SMASH, to the company’s Board of Directors.  In his new role, Kennedy’s expertise will support Discovery Education’s mission to prepare all learners for tomorrow by creating innovative classrooms connected to today’s world. Kennedy has served as SMASH CEO since 2016, and leads that company’s efforts to build a strong, diverse and socially conscious tech workforce by leveling the playing…

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Discovery Education Experience Set to Support Teaching and Learning in Virtual and Blended Classrooms Across the U.K.

Discovery Education – the global leader in curriculum-aligned digital resources and professional learning for primary and secondary schools – has launched Discovery Education Experience to educators across the U.K. A flexible online learning platform, Experience brings together Discovery Education’s popular digital curriculum services Discovery Education Espresso, Discovery Education Coding, Discovery Education Health and Relationships, Discovery Education STEM Connect and Discovery Education Pathway, into a single, intuitive platform with new customisation, collaboration and personalisation tools. Teachers using Experience receive access to a vast collection of compelling high-quality, ready-curated content, support in…

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New Social and Emotional Learning Initiative from the Dove Self-Esteem Project and Discovery Education Boosts Pre-Teen Confidence

Research finds that 70-80% of girls do not share their opinions or try out for extracurricular activities due to low body confidence. Poor body image also negatively impacts academics, making it difficult to concentrate in class or participate in class discussions. To address this issue, the Dove Self-Esteem Project and Discovery Education present Amazing Me – a new initiative boosting 4th and 5th grade student’s body confidence through no cost digital social and emotional learning resources. Amazing Me delivers the best in social and emotional learning (SEL), health, and confidence-building…

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USC Shoah Foundation and Discovery Education Award $10,000 to 2020 Stronger Than Hate Challenge Winners

USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education (USC Shoah Foundation), and Discovery Education announced today the winners of the 2020 Stronger Than Hate Challenge. The Challenge and the 2020 winners exemplify the power of youth voices to connect communities and the role of social and emotional learning in empowering students to overcome hate. The Stronger Than Hate Challenge encourages students ages 13+ in the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada to work individually or in groups of 2-4 to submit multimedia projects demonstrating the power of…

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