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Financial Literacy Counts – Now More Than Ever

Financial Literacy Counts – Now More Than Ever

Read below as guest blogger Amy Erb, a STEAM teacher at Stallings Elementary in Stallings, NC, highlights her favorite resources from Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids!   Money is all around us – earning, saving, spending, and donating – but most of our kids don’t know what the term ‘financial literacy’ even means. While the skills to make smart money decisions often take years to become

Creative, Fun & Free: 3 Design Challenge Activities for Families

By Guest Blogger By Megan Skipworth, Chapin High School, El Paso Independent School District As the summer approaches, students and their families need access to quality resources that are both engaging and fun – design challenges are a great example. Design thinking helps learners solve real-world problems using creativity and critical thinking skills. To help

Explore Virtual Professional Development Resources and Master the Art of Computational Teaching

Pete Delgado, Jenna Rosienski and Emy Aultman are all teachers with something in common – they recognize the positive impact of integrating computational thinking into their everyday cross-curricular lessons. Using resources from Ignite My Future in School, a program developed in partnership with Tata Consultancy Services to transform the way students across America learn through computational thinking, these educators have cracked the code and now they are sharing their learnings

Level-Up Summer Learning for Students and Teachers with Hands-On STEM Activities and Professional Development Resources from Siemens STEM Day

As summer approaches, many families are in search of supplemental virtual resources to support continued learning over the summer. Likewise, many educators are faced with the need to adjust their professional development plans for the summer to more virtual experiences.  Siemens STEM Day, developed in partnership with The Siemens Foundation, can help with both! An

Help Families Engage Students in Critical STEM Learning with Fun, Hands-on Experiment Videos Featuring 3M Scientists

As educators, parents and students around the world strive to adapt to the new normal, the availability of quality resources to help families continue to support virtual learning is a primary focus. A long-time Discovery Education partner, 3M is committed to helping teachers and students as they adapt to a new way of learning due to the

Inspire the Makers and Help Create Lasting Memories with Family Activities and At-Home Project Ideas from Science Fair Central

Identifying opportunities for hands-on experiences as part of a virtual learning curriculum can be challenging.  Students and parents need grab-and-go options that clearly identify the processes and materials, so that they can successfully implement meaningful projects.  Science Fair Central offers a wide variety of family activities and project starters that can be accessed from any digital device or downloaded as part

Reduce Barriers to College Entry with Virtual Scholarship Support for Your Students

Contributed by Michael C. Knowlton, Professional Learning Specialist, Santa Rosa Schools Scholarships are a valuable resource that can help ease the path to higher education. The scholarship application process is critical, but may be unfamiliar to students and their families. As teachers, students rely on us to be a reliable support system when preparing for

Setting Students up for Success with Supplemental eLearning Resources for Parents & Families 

As educators work to extend virtual learning around the nation, share these no-cost Discovery Education Resources with parents to ignite at-home learning and foster quality family interactions.  HEALTH & WELLNESS Healthy habits are essential for students to maintain balance through the challenges of at-home learning. Fortunately, families can learn to make healthier decisions together with a variety of interactive eTools that can be applied to improving students’ daily

Accelerate Earth Day Virtual Learning with the New ecoAction Virtual Field Trip from FUTURE U – Now Available On-Demand

In recognition of the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, Boeing and Discovery Education launched the ecoAction Virtual Field Trip. You and your students can still enjoy this virtual experience in your own time by accessing it on demand at BoeingFUTUREU.com!    Focused on investigation of the themes of air, land, water, and waste, the ecoAction Virtual Field Trip invites students to explore how they can do their part to

Recognize Earth Day by Challenging Students to Explore Meaningful Innovation with Tech for Global Good

April 22 will mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.  Now more than ever, the planet needs the ingenuity of our young people to solve the world’s biggest ecological issues.  Empower your students to explore the cutting-edge technology being utilized to solve big problems, such as access to clean water, health inequity and climate change with new Tech for Global Good resources from Tech for Tomorrow.  Developed

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