Author Archives: Mike Bryant

Introducing Jackson Cha-Ching: Earn, Save, Spend, Donate SOS Activity

Introducing Jackson Cha-Ching: Earn, Save, Spend, Donate SOS Activity

Take the Pledge Now! Pledge to make financial education a priority by using the Cha-Ching program in class or with your family for a chance to win $10,000 for your school & $1,000 for a charity! https://www.cha-chingusa.org/contest Build Background Knowledge: Spotlight on Strategies – Visual Walkabout Before watching the video, “Earn, Save, Spend and Donate,” have

Meet the Innovation Generation: 3M Young Scientist Winners

On Tuesday, October 17th Gitanjali Rao became America’s Top Young Scientist by winning the 2017 3M Young Scientist Challenge. Gitanjali is working to develop Tethys, a sensor-based device that can detect lead in water faster than other current techniques. Rather than using expensive equipment for testing, Gitanjali’s cost-effective approach to water safety uses a mobile app

Classroom Resources to Help Combat the Opioid Crisis

Take the Pledge to  PREVENT OPIOID MISUSE The Public Health Emergency that is the Opioid Epidemic impacts schools and communities across the United States and around the world. Last year the DEA partnered with Discovery Education to combat this growing epidemic with the launch of Operation Prevention. Operation Prevention’s mission is to educate students about the

Celebrate Breast Cancer Survivors and Their Families

It’s October and the fall colors are in full swing with bright oranges, crisp reds, mellow yellows and a supportive pink. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and DecodingCancer.org is dedicated to the mothers, daughters, sisters, and teachers who will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. We have resources to help, as many questions come up

Prepare to be Amazed: Live from the 3M Young Scientist Challenge Finals

10 Real-World Problems, 10 Brilliant Young Minds, 10 Innovative Solutions Mark your calendars and save the date because you absolutely do not want to miss the opportunity to hear from some of the brightest young scientists in the country. Joining is as simple as 1,2,3. Get to know the finalists before the big event! The 10

The Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge is Open

Do your part to end distracted driving, submit an original Public Service Announcement about safe driving and you could win up to $15,000 cash and the opportunity to work with a Discovery Film Crew to re-shoot your entry video into a TV-ready PSA. What do you have to do? Encourage 9-12 grade students to create a video that promotes

Celebrate Manufacturing Day with a Day of Virtual Learning

Friday, October 6, 2017, at 11:00 AM (EST) Join us in celebrating MFG Day as we stream LIVE to classrooms across the country from Discovery’s Global Headquarters in Silver Spring, MD. Tune in at the top of each hour to experience careers in modern manufacturing, engage in interactive activities and see just how diverse and

Teach Your Students to be Upstanders: #SaySomething

Imagine how much tragedy could be averted if an individual said something? Guest Post by Paula Fynboh from Sandy Hook Promise. Did you know that when it comes to violence, suicide, and threats, most are known by at least one other individual BEFORE the incident takes place? In fact, 4 out of 5 school shooters

Introducing Ignite My Future In School

Will your next Chicago style deep-dish pizza be delivered via drone? Will the next meme you create go viral? You’ve seen amazing 3D movies, with virtual reality becoming more mainstream, but what about adding smells to the experience? All of these real-world questions and much more require computational thinking that stretches across multiple subject areas.

Innovating Your Future: 3M Young Scientist Challenge

UPDATE: Friday, 10/13/17 We’ve made it to the last day of our Innovating Your Future call-to-action, as we prepare to announce the 2017 “Top Young Scientist”! Today is all about making connections, so we invite you to check out the incredible innovation of Sahil Doshi, our 2014 Top Young Scientist. Featured student using innovation to

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