Discovery Streaming


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*Note that some features are available on the screen before actual login that are not available once you have logged in. Example: Puzzle Maker
*Note that parents do not have a specific login for our district, but they do have some available options from the Parents tab of the main screen.

Clear Targets

I can:
  • navigate and search Discovery Streaming
  • learn to setup classes
  • learn ways to embed Discovery Streaming resources into instruction


Curriculum Connections



Teacher Login Directions:

Teachers must login to the Discovery Education website using a district provided school pass-code.
1. Go to http://www.discoveryeducation.com
2. Click the Pass-code/New User tab.
3. Type in the school specific pass-code provided by the district.
4. Please use first.last or first.last@cmcss.net as your username and choose a password.
5. Complete the registration process to create your individual teacher account.

*If you previously had a trial account or individual account with Discovery Education and have difficulty logging in with your email address and school code, please visit this site and follow the directions for logging in with a school code.


Student Login Directions:

Student accounts are loaded from PowerSchool, but no classes are created. Instead, students are loaded into each school's list.
1. Teacher creates classes.
2. Select students from the school list
3. Student username and password are set by district (Username: "cmc.#####" the # is the student lunch number; Password :"FL####" the # is last 4 numbers of state issued student pin.


Student Login Cards to Print

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Search Tools

Use a variety of dynamic search tools to quickly locate video segments, images, encyclopedia articles, audio files,
quizzes, events, lesson plans, animations, clip art, and more.
  • Keyword Search- Use the Keyword Search to conduct targeted searches for specific keywords
  • Advanced Search - supports more powerful searching capabilities that allow you to focus on a specific media publisher or limit your search to include only Editable, Closed Captioned, Primary Sources etc.
  • Curriculum Standards Search - search by standards, subject and grade level

Add content to your Quick List or My Content

As you find content that is appropriate to your lesson, you can click the tiny option triangle on the full video or individual video segments to choose:
  • Add Content to MY CONTENT
  • Assign to Classroom or Student
  • Add to Builder Tool
  • Share
*Notice that some content is "editable" or available in closed caption.

My Content

You can access your saved content under the MY CONTENT tab from the subscriber homepage.
You can create folders and edit, assign, share, or delete content.

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Sharing Content in Discovery Education

Discovery allows teachers to share media and teacher created content, but there are a few things to know to share and receive the content shared.
  • First, you must have a Discovery Education login to view any content, whether it is Discovery's or created by a teacher and shared through Discovery.
  • Second, the sharing is easy for Discovery's media, such as video, image, sound files, and articles. It needs one quick click to make it easy for teacher created content.
  • Third, teacher created content must be copied into the receiving teacher's "My Content" folder via the "Edit/Copy" button for it to be saved for that teacher. The video clip below will help make this clear.

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My Builder Tools

You can access Builder Tools from the Builder Tools tab on the subscriber homepage.
You can access the Assignment Builder, Quiz Builder, or Writing Prompt Builder.
Assignments, quizzes, and writing prompts can be saved to a folder in My Content.
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Classroom Manager

The classroom manager tab on the subscriber homepage allows access to Teacher and Student tools.
You can create, modify, view, and delete classes.
*A video tutorial is available on this page for use with Classroom Manager.
*Student names are automatically added to school accounts from a district database. Teachers can add students to specific classes by choosing their names from the provided list. New students will be available shortly after registration when added to the district database.
You can view any student Boards that have been submitted, view completed assignments and quizzes.


Turn off the pop-up blocker to allow the student work to show.
A teacher can login as a student from the My Students tab and see how the assignments appear on the student side of Discovery.



Teacher Center

Make the most of Discovery Education content within these tools and resources.

Curriculum Resources
  • ReadyZone
  • STEM Connect
  • Lesson Plan Library
  • Discovery Atlas Interactive Map
  • Thematic Focus
  • Calendar



Teacher Community


  • Discovery Educator Network
  • Discovery Education Streaming Newsletter

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Professional Development

Tutorials and professional development for Discovery Education Basics, Digital Media Integration, Tools and Features, and Trainer's Resources.
Links to upcoming Webinars and groups in the Discover Education Network (DEN).
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Tools, Services, Educators in your School


Quick links to frequently used features.

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Tips and Tricks






Student Board Builder

Board Builder - This tool is available to students and allows them to create projects to turn in to the teacher. You can only view the Board Builder from the student view. Submitted boards can be viewed by the teacher from the teacher view.
Learn More about Board Builder here



Citations


Adding citations to projects or student boards:
1. Select your resource example video clip or image.
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3. Find the citation style you are wishing to use MLA, APA, or Chicago Manual Style.

4. The citation can then be selected, copied, and pasted into a student board or outside project.



Overview of Blended Learning - Khan Academy video tutorials featuring content from the Christensen Institute

Common Sense Media

SOS Strategies - For a great list of classroom strategies shared by Discovery Education, visit http://tinyurl.com/SOS-strategies.