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Discovery Education and Social Impact Partners Commemorate Red Ribbon Week With No-Cost Resources to Support Student Health & Wellbeing

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SILVER SPRING, Md. –News Direct– Discovery Education

SILVER SPRING, Md., October 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Discovery Education – the worldwide edtech chief whose state-of-the-art digital platform helps studying wherever it takes place – highlights assets supporting college students, educators, and households throughout Red Ribbon Week 2021, which is being noticed October 23-31 and past. Through the assist of numerous social affect companions, communities throughout the United States are empowered to assist college students make more healthy decisions by means of versatile, no-cost dynamic digital content material.

Red Ribbon Week is an alcohol, tobacco, and different drug and violence prevention consciousness marketing campaign noticed yearly every October within the United States. Established in 1985 to honor the reminiscence of Drug Enforcement Agent Enrique (Kiki) Camarena, the Red Ribbon marketing campaign seeks to elevate consciousness of the destruction brought on by medication within the United States.

Aligning with the 2021 Red Ribbon Week theme of “Drug Free Looks Like Me™,” the next partnership applications present proactive methods and standards-aligned assets supporting the well being and wellbeing of scholars nationwide:

Ask, Listen, Learn, a program of Responsibility.orgInformed college students make higher selections. Join Ask, Listen, Learn and Discovery Education to uncover the science behind how alcohol impacts growing brains, our bodies, and conduct. With this content material, educators and households can equip college students with important prevention assets and dive deep into the science, knowledge and info, main youngsters to say “YES” to a wholesome life-style and “NO” to all dangerous behaviors.

Join us on Facebook Monday, October 25th at 1 PM ET for the premiere of the Ask, Listen, Learn, a program of Responsibility.org video playlist. This video sequence is designed to assist present college students with the data and instruments they want to say “yes” to a wholesome life-style and “no” to an array of dangerous behaviors.

Dose of KnowledgeAs a part of CVS Health’s Pharmacists Teach program, Dose of Knowledge provides a collection of no-cost digital assets empowering 3-12 grade college students with the info about prescription and illicit drug misuse, particularly specializing in opioid misuse prevention. The program strives to empower educators and pharmacists to deal with substance misuse and educate college students to make good selections for the well being and well-being of themselves and their neighborhood.

Join a reside Q&A session with a CVS Pharmacist on Facebook on Tuesday, October 26th at 1 PM ET to discover the Dose of Knowledge assets and uncover the position the neighborhood can play in serving to college students make wholesome selections.

Be Vape FreeA nationwide initiative for college students in grades 5-12 powered by the CVS Health Foundation, CATCH Global Foundation, and Discovery Education, Be Vape Free empowers college students with the data and abilities wanted to resist social and peer pressures to vape. Educators, households, and neighborhood companions can uncover assets to inform productive conversations with college students, whereas the evidence-based CATCH My Breath program can assist colleges take a campus-wide strategy to deal with the problem of youth vaping.

Tune in Wednesday, October 27th at 1 PM ET for a screening of Just the Facts: A Be Vape Free Virtual Field Trip. Get prepared for an thrilling digital detective story that lets your college students change into E-cigarette Sleuths cracking the case of vaping as soon as and for all!

Operation PreventionCreated in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration, Operation Prevention engages grades 3-12 with the ability of prevention. Help kickstart life-saving conversations right this moment with standards-aligned English & Spanish-language assets, plus extra assets designed for educators, households, and professionals.

Watch the Opioids: Real People. Real Stories. Real Science. Virtual Field Trip on Thursday, October 28th at 1 PM ET. No matter the way it begins, restoration from habit is a battle. Give center and highschool college students the data they want about how habit can begin.

Discover extra assets and Red Ribbon Week occasions on Facebook right here.

“As an educator, I try to do everything I can to ensure my students are empowered with the knowledge and resources they need to live healthy lives. I love being able to turn to Discovery Education for trusted resources that are easy to mix into my lessons and take the learning even further,” stated Dana Fontaine, a Librarian Media Specialist at Fremont High School of the Fremont Public Schools. “With these resources, I know my students will learn what being drug-free looks like in a way that makes lasting impacts.”

All these assets and extra is on the market on Discovery Education’s lately enhanced Ok-12 studying platform within the Social Impact Partnerships channel. Every month, Discovery Education provides a whole bunch of recent assets—from ready-to-use actions to immersive movies and Virtual Field Trips to podcasts and curated channels to its award-winning platform. Each useful resource is culturally genuine, displays the range of right this moment’s world, and contains embedded helps, like closed captioning, text-to-speech, and language translations.

“Research shows us that healthier students are happier students. Connecting educators to real-world interactive experiences and ready-to-use digital activities helps them empower students to make healthier decisions,” stated Lori McFarling, President of Social Impact at Discovery Education. “Discovery Education is proud to make these resources available to students at no cost, and we thank our partners for ensuring teachers have access to the resources they need to help their students make healthy choices.”

For extra details about Discovery Education’s digital assets and skilled studying providers, go to www.discoveryeducation.com, and keep related with Discovery Education on social media by means of Twitter and LinkedIn.

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About Discovery EducationDiscovery Education is the worldwide edtech chief whose state-of-the-art digital platform helps studying wherever it takes place. Through its award-winning multimedia content material, educational helps, and progressive classroom instruments, Discovery Education helps educators ship equitable studying experiences participating all college students and supporting greater tutorial achievement on a worldwide scale. Discovery Education serves roughly 4.5 million educators and 45 million college students worldwide, and its assets are accessed in over 140 nations and territories. Inspired by the worldwide media firm Discovery, Inc., Discovery Education companions with districts, states, and trusted organizations to empower lecturers with main edtech options that assist the success of all learners. Explore the way forward for training at www.discoveryeducation.com.

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