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Social and Emotional Learning: A Principal’s Perspective

Social and Emotional Learning: A Principal’s Perspective

While Social and Emotional Learning is beginning to gain traction in schools, it is still being implemented to varying degrees in schools around the world. One principal and school in Michigan is very serious about this topic. Rachael Postle-Brown and Pinewood Elementary were recently profiled for their efforts. Hearts and Minds: Social-Emotional Learning Improves Content

Why I LOVE Econ Essentials

Guest blog by Jacqueline Prester, Teacher, Mansfield High School For several years, I have enjoyed using the Econ Essentials modules to deliver high-quality economics curriculum in the Entrepreneurship class I teach at Mansfield High School.  The interactive modules provide student choice, self-paced learning, and a sense of accomplishment with a certificate of completion. I was

Fit in Fitness this Fall

By Kristen Davis, 1st Grade Educator from Jay Elementary School, Santa Rosa County, Florida School District, Super Health, Super You Discovery Education Program Ambassador _________________________________________ Novo Nordisk and Discovery Education are calling all educators to kick off this fall season with some family time and physical activity!  Super Health, Super You has launched their newest

Do Your Students Struggle with Stress?

Help Your Students Experience Happiness with the Six Sustainable Happiness Skills Studies show that more than half of students are stressed, and many don’t know how to handle it. LG and Discovery Education have created a no-cost, standards-aligned curriculum to help them bounce back from the hard times and discover their happy through regular practice of

Build a Better World through STEM with Girls Leading the Way

Let’s Go Girls! Get Inspired with a Special Guest Blogger   Meet Andrea Bastiani Archibald, Ph.D. and developmental psychologist, the Chief Girl and Family Engagement Officer for Girl Scouts of the USA. In this position, she helps develop and implement national strategic initiatives to effectively serve girls and their families.  She serves as a national spokesperson

Conservation Station – Smart Cities Virtual Field Trip

What do streetlights and sea turtles have in common? By Rita A. Mortenson, Educational Technology Coach, Verona Area High School, Wisconsin    Join me for an incredible virtual field trip to learn how smart streetlights are helping protect sea turtles in Florida, along with a wide variety of other innovative ways technology is working to

NEW Middle School Nuclear Science Program

By Jessica Donaldson, Technology Teacher, Cane Bay Middle School, Berkeley County School District, SC __________________________________________ Did you know that South Carolina has four nuclear power plants that supplied roughly 58% of the state’s electricity in 2017? I live and teach in South Carolina, and while I knew we had several nuclear power plants, I did not

Don’t Miss This Sweet Treat We’ve Cooked Up with Ford STEAM Lab!

Today, in our third and final activity from the Ford STEAM Lab and Discovery Education series, we will explore the magic behind Ice Cream-istry! If you’ve missed the other innovative offerings from this partnership, check out our past blogs and fun activities including: Design Thinking as a Strategy to Teach Empathy Power a Business Using

Money Smart Chat (Read on for a Chance to Win Big!)

Forces for Good in Education and Financial Literacy: As Told by TWO Special Guest Bloggers!   Dr. Alice Wilder: Emmy award winning Ed Psychologist and digital education specialist behind the work of Blue’s Clues, Super Why, Speakaboos, Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids, and more! Follow Alice on Twitter @alicewilder for great “edutainment.” Danielle Robinson: Assistant Vice

Let’s Lead our Students on the Path to Happiness

LG and Discovery Education want to help you discover your happy. Through a series of guest blog posts, we’ll cover topics from the science behind happiness to how to make the most of the Discover Your Happy resources. This month, guest blogger Gary Nadeau, an educator at Westfield Technical Academy, shares how he is putting the

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