President Obama to Connect with Students Nationwide on the Importance of Reading and Digital Literacy as Critical Skills in Latest Virtual Field Trip from Discovery Education and the White House

Discovery Education and the White House announced today that on the morning of Thursday, April 30, President Obama will connect with students nationwide on the importance of reading in the latest installment of the Of the People: Live from the White House Virtual Field Trip series. This edition, to be broadcast live from Anacostia Neighborhood Library in Washington, D.C., focuses on improving literacy, expanding digital learning, and the ConnectED initiative’s efforts to…

Discovery Education Joins Up With the White House for ‘Of the People’ Virtual Field Trip

Tomorrow, Discovery Education will take students across the U.S. on a virtual field trip to the White House kitchen as part of the Of the People: Live from the White House webinar series. During the live virtual event, Sam Kass, Executive Director of Let’s Move! and Senior Policy Advisor for Nutrition Policy, will prepare a healthy snack and discuss the importance of nutrition and healthy choices alongside student co-host, Maurice…

The White House and Discovery Education Expand Exclusive “Of The People” Virtual Field Trip Series

The White House and Discovery Education announced today the expansion of the popular “Of the People: Live from the White House” virtual field trip series. Offering upper elementary, middle and high school students unique access to White House and government officials as well as subject matter experts, Of the People will bring a series of 30-minute virtual events hosted by a student and broadcast live from the White House and other special…