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Explore NEW Digital Resources to Support Virtual STEM Learning

As educators around the country are preparing students and parents for several weeks of virtual learning, the STEM Careers Coalition has introduced dozens of new digital resources that are easily adaptable for use at home.  These highly engaging activities are appropriate for grades K-8 and encourage students to use their problem-solving skills to address everyday challenges. Read

Explore Virtual Project-Based Learning Opportunities with the TCS Ignite Innovation Student Challenge

Project-based learning is designed to give students the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills through engaging projects that are focused on developing solutions to real-world problems.  As parents and educators around the country look to expand virtual learning resources at their disposal, TCS’ Ignite My Future in School and the Ignite Innovation Student Challenge provide a one-stop destination for digital learning resources to

Educators & Parents: Explore Digital Financial Literacy Resources & Enter the Cha-Ching™ Money Smart Kids Pledge Challenge This Spring

Learn more about the pledge challenge, previous winners and how to get financial education resources for your students By Jenna Phillips, Corporate Philanthropy, Jackson   As parents and educators look for ways to engage students in learning at home, Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids features fun, engaging videos, online games and downloadable activities that teach students K-6 how to earn, save, spend and donation. These no-cost digital resources can

FEBRUARY FLASHBACK: Connecting Minnesota to the Power of STEM

Science. Technology. Engineering. Math. The building blocks of our world and today’s childhood education. Now, more than ever, parents and educators are looking for tools to support students’ understanding of these critical 21st Century skills. To encourage exploration and build STEM curiosity in communities, UnitedHealthcare and Discovery Education hosted a STEM Community Night with Hopkins Public Schools in Hopkins, MN

Parents, Students & Teachers, Explore Digital Resources for Social Emotional Learning

In Recognition of the First International #SELDay, Dive Into Digital Tools to Expand Social-Emotional Wellness  Social–emotional wellness is the secret ingredient that empowers us to build healthy and successful lives for ourselves and enables us to persevere as we navigate the seemingly endless series of complications life throws our way. Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) is the key to empowering students to build the skills to help them manage their emotions and connect with others in their homes, schools and broader communities. In

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April 2020: Creating with Discovery Education

For the past few years, I have focused my energies on supporting teachers who are creating assessments, both formative and summative, which target student’s higher order thinking skills. Oftentimes, as I was creating an exemplar to showcase to teachers, I turned to Discovery Education for content to use in the sample assessment. Discovery Education includes

Explore Tech Careers and Experiences with the Tech for Tomorrow Virtual Field Trip On-Demand

If you missed the premiere of the Tech for Tomorrow Virtual Field Trip (VFT), an exploration of The Tech Interactive science and technology center in San Jose, CA and road trip through Silicon Valley featuring tech professionals, you can watch it on-demand anytime!  Boy was it worth it!!  The Tech Interactive and Discovery Education partnered to create Tech for Tomorrow to provide EVERY

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