Learning at home with Discovery Education

As the coronavirus continues to spread worldwide Discovery Education wants to reassure their schools that access to your Discovery Education services will continue as normal. If your school is closed or a pupil needs to work from home for any reason, our services offer a wealth of flexible resources that can be adapted to many learning scenarios.

Discovery Education services (Primary)

If a school subscribes to Discovery Education Espresso or Discovery Education Coding, teacher and pupil home access to the entire service is included in your subscription providing an ideal scenario for pupils to continue their learning without drawing excessively on teacher time to prepare remote materials. Should your school not subscribe to one of these services please contact us to discuss how we can support your school during a period of extended closure. Visit the Discovery Education website to find out more.
  • With over 23,000 resources and classroom activities, including teacher support, instructional-based strategies, daily news stories, immersive experiences, videos, worksheets and games, Discovery Education Espresso provides all teachers with confidence they can deliver on curriculum requirements.
  • Discovery Education Coding provides complete support for the learning of coding without the need for any prior knowledge. Engaging step-by-step lessons, video tutorials and independent creative tasks bring coding to life for pupils of all abilities.
FREE: Active Kids Do Better (Primary)

Not getting out? Active Kids Do Better helps keep your body moving wherever you are. Give yourself a brain boost with the Active Classroom routines or have the whole family join in with our Active Home games and activities. Active Kids Do Better is freely available and requires no special equipment or resources to get started.

FREE: Social Distance Training app

Help children understand what safe social distancing looks like, using AR.

If it is unavoidable to stay at home, experts recommend you should maintain a distance of 2 metres from other people. This can help reduce the chance of transmission of the virus and keep you and others safe.
  • Teachers: use to assist classroom discussions around the importance of social distancing
  • Pupils: experience what safe social distancing looks like with a holographic person
Discovery Education augmented reality app includes descriptions of social distancing and links to important sources of information and advice on COVID-19.

Download: App Store

FREE: Daily Challenge (Primary)

Why not delve into Discovery Education Espresso's exciting daily challenges? These short five to ten-minute activities range from consolidation activities based around curriculum subjects to more creative activities like designing new products.

Not a subscriber? For a limited time, we’re giving you the chance to receive 30 free challengesdelivered straight to your inbox each weekday morning.

FREE: Worksheets (Primary)

Ready to print or download, Discovery Education unlocked a collection of activity-based worksheets!

FREE: Stronger Than Hate Challenge (Secondary)

Looking for a project for your secondary age pupils to work on independently at home? The Stronger Than Hate Challenge invites students ages 13-18 to create a video, write a poem, song, or blog, or produce a painting or piece of artwork that demonstrates the chosen medium’s potential to create a community that is stronger than hate. Through the challenge pupils will learn about the origins of hate and hear how listening to and telling stories can make us more empathetic. www.teachingwithtestimony.com/challenge-uk