You Can’t Be What You Can’t See Students require opportunities to see what careers exist beyond their classrooms and community. Students must also understand how STEM factors in each career pathway. The ability to see how student passions and interests can extend to careers in STEM is critical to success in the future. Discovery Education
This week’s SOS Story comes to us from Lodi, California. With DEN Star and Ambassador Lead Martha Snider at the helm, this group of nine DEN Ambassadors took the SOS challenge and ran with it! Each member of the Ambassador group not only tried SOS in the classroom, but also agreed to share what they did so that we could celebrate and learn with them. Here are their stories.
Memorial Day is more than just hot dogs and pool openings. It was originally known as Decoration Day, to mark the use of flowers and flags to decorate the graves of America’s armed service members killed in wartime. Help your students understand the civics and history behind this holiday with an assortment of resources that
May 21, 2017 marks the 75th anniversary of Amelia Earhart’s solo transatlantic flight. With the recent success of Hidden Figures and the April 9th hand off of the command of the International Space Station to NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, there is plenty to celebrate about women in flight! In fact, Sally Ride’s birthday is coming
Like what you see below? Join our Twitter Chat sharing new ways to teach sustainability in agriculture on May 23 at 6:30 pm ET at #FarmlandChat. Sign up today here. Special Guest Post by Carla Wardin When people talk about sustainability, I like to point to generational farms as an example. I’m the sixth generation in
International Museum Day is approaching! If we go by the dictionary definition of museum – “a building in which objects of historical, scientific, artistic, or cultural interest are stored or exhibited” – your classroom could easily be considered a museum with a few pointed activities. (Also, if we look at the dictionary entry for “museum,”
STEM Culture is something that is developed over time through intentional strategies which highlight STEM careers, STEM skills, and the interconnectivity of the world around us all. Each month we are highlighting some of the strategies we see in classrooms from our DEN and STEM educators building pathways for their colleagues to implement a STEM culture.
On Saturday, May 13, over 50 educators from Tennessee and across the Southeast participated in a stop on the 2017 Day of Discovery tour. The day was filled with learning, sharing and connecting among educators at Columbia State Community College. We want to extend a special thank you to our exceptional hosts, Maury County Public Schools. Sessions included Top 5
Have you been inspired this week? Found a new idea? Met a new friend? Been there for a student? Of course you have! Teachers do that and so much more tirelessly, every day. As the official Teacher Appreciation Week of 2017 comes to an end, know that the appreciation of everything you do does not.
As part of our ongoing celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week (Canada), we’ve partnered with Kobi Yamada and Compendium, Inc., to bring you stories of inspiration and #joy.