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Embrace the #PowerOfEcon April 26th

Econ Essentials Several years ago, I began incorporating more economic concepts into the Entrepreneurship course I teach at Mansfield High School. I wanted my students to truly understand how the outside world would affect their small businesses. They needed to know the basic economic concepts of supply and demand, how production costs are calculated, and

Help Students Discover Their Happy

LG and Discovery Education want to help you discover your happy. Through a series of guest blog posts, we’ll cover topics from the science behind happiness to how to make the most of the Discover Your Happy resources. First up is Rita Mortenson, a teacher from Verona, Wisconsin, who participated in the Discover Your Happy

#CelebrateWithDE – National Park Week

National Park Week is April 21-29 and this year the National Park Service’s theme is “Park Stars.” The focus is not only on literal stars in the sky but also on stellar people, places, and things in the park system. We’ve curated some fantastic resources about our National Parks and the amazing discoveries you’ll make

Financial Literacy Curriculum Design and Educational Approach

April is National Financial Literacy Month and there’s no better time to shine a light on the importance of financial education for youth. Pathway to Financial Success in Schools is a standards-aligned suite of materials created to provide students, educators, and their families with the tools they need to make sound financial decisions and achieve

Bring the Magic of Madden to Life with a NEW Virtual Field Trip

  A Numbers Game: Data-Driven Decision-Making and Video Game Development! Did you know that more than 400 people work on Madden NFL every year – that’s enough to field more than seven football teams! Fun statistics are just the start of what students will learn in this exclusive look at the data that helps create

Positioning Students for the Future

In our previous post, we looked at resources to help students and families understand the true cost of college and research different types of financial aid.  This week, we focus in on student self-advocacy and how they can put their best foot forward for admissions recruiters. Resumes aren’t just something used when seeking employment. Building

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