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TGR EDU: Explore Helps Students ‘Discover their Passion’ through Exploration

Josh Prater, a US History teacher at Sam Rayburn High School in the Pasadena Independent School District, is our guest blogger.  Below, Josh explores the TGR: EDU Explore program, highlighting the program’s focus on helping students discover their passion. Students are constantly reminded about the importance of preparing for college and career, but the responsibility

Where will you be for Fall VirtCon?

VirtCon is October 19 Whether you are joining from one of the in-person viewing locations or a living room, soccer field, or coffee shop near you, have you decided where you’ll be for VirtCon 2019? Join the DEN on Saturday, October 19 from 8:45 AM–2:30 PM ET to hear “Community Favorites” presented by DEN STAR

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October 2019: Virtual Field Trips

Face it, we all love field trips! Getting out of the school and visiting an historic site or attending a performance is fun for everyone! Well, maybe not for everyone. Having chaperoned fifteen, four-day trips to Washington, DC with eighth-graders, I can attest, while exciting and fun, it was also exhausting! With today’s budget constraints

Meet the 2019 Stronger Than Hate Challenge Winners

Earlier this year, USC Shoah Foundation and Discovery Education launched the 2019 Stronger Than Hate Challenge, a student video challenge highlighting the extraordinary change that can occur when individuals work together to combat hate, intolerance, and injustice in their community. To enter the challenge, students listened to eyewitness testimonies of survivors and witnesses of genocide

America’s Navy’s STEM for the Classroom Program is Using Problem-Based Learning to Advance a Generation of Innovators

It’s a cliché saying by now, but most of us can agree that the future is tech, and we largely have the U.S. military to thank for the most influential tech of the 21st Century – the internet. In 1969, an arm of the U.S. Department of Defense created a computer systems network called ARPANET that was the genesis for the world wide web as we know it today – creating the systems network

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