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Know the Risks: The Facts About E-Cigarettes Virtual Field Trip

Know the Risks: The Facts About E-Cigarettes Virtual Field Trip

Tune in Live to the KNOW THE RISKS Virtual Field Trip  April 25th 1 PM EDT Electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, are now the most commonly used tobacco product among U.S. youth. But do students know the risks associated with these products? The latest U.S. Surgeon General’s Report on E-cigarette use among Youth and Young Adults

THE TOYOTA IMPACT: THE ENGINEERING BEHIND SAFETY

Join us Live:  Thursday, April 20, 1:00 PM ET Take your students behind-the-scenes of Toyota Motor North America Research and Development HQ where technology meets passion in the hub of design, research, and development for Toyota Motor North America. Meet the engineers, scientists, and technicians who envision the future of safety and then use science,

Content Showcase: April 2017

Discover amazing new resources and join us in celebrating our favorite holiday—Earth Day! 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. Earth Day by SchoolMedia, Inc. Grades: K-2, 3-5, 6-8 U.S. Services – Canadian Services Real World Science: Trash and the Environment by Mazzarella

Special Offer for the Red Nose Day Video Challenge

Special offer for the Red Nose Day: 60 Minute SOS Video Challenge. Four easy steps to incorporate into your day that builds awareness around poverty and provide an opportunity for your students to act. Register and Complete the Video Challenge to receive a teacher DEN Hoodie & Red Noses for each student that submits a video.  

STEM Strategies that Work – March 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.

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

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