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Creating a Classroom Culture of Kindness and Respect During Discussions and Debate

Creating a Classroom Culture of Kindness and Respect During Discussions and Debate

instructional strategies for encouraging constructive discussions even during difficult conversations. These curated ideas from the popular Spotlight on Strategies series encourage self-discipline during classroom discussions, citing evidence when asserting opinions, and persevering even when disagreements arise.

STEM Strategies that Work – February 2017

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.

Discovery Education Monthly STEM Content Highlights – February 2017

February 11th is National Inventors Day! Thomas Edison was born 170 years ago on February 11th, and he made a enormous impact on life as we know it! Edison is credited with inventing over 1,100 items, however he was only scratching the surface of innovation. Many people, including students, think everything worth inventing has been

Lively Lesson: Groundbreaking African Americans

Can you imagine being the very first person to do something? What if that achievement was significant not only because of the accomplishment itself, but also because it meant facing and overcoming prejudices and barriers? In this activity, students consider what it must have been like for African Americans who led groundbreaking lives, and they

Discovery Education Monthly STEM Content Highlights – January 2017

To kick off the year, we wanted to examine a topic and career path often overlooked in STEM. Using STEM skills is incredible important in the everyday life of our brave law enforcement officers. Whether they are using forensic sciences in collecting evidence, putting puzzles together, staying a step ahead of hackers, educating the public

Content Showcase: January 2017

Kick off 2017 with brand new content for your classroom. Preview featured titles in DE Streaming and Techbook in the United States and Canada. Links to each program mentioned in the video are located below. Killing the Colorado by Discovery Channel Grades: 6-8, 9-12 Services: Streaming U.S., Streaming Canada, Science Techbook U.S., Science Techbook Canada, Social Studies

STEM Strategies that Work – November 2016

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.

Discovery Education Monthly STEM Content Highlights – December 2016

During the holiday season, we see all the amazing sights, sounds, and joy shared by all; however, we sometimes forget all the work that it takes to make this time so special. STEMtistic of the Month 78% of adults plan on using their smartphones for holiday shopping. 28 % of Millennials plan to do ALL

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