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Discovery Education STEMinar – October 2016

Discovery Education STEMinar – October 2016

STEM is truly everywhere when we look at the world around us! This month, we will explore how STEM and sports are interconnected in ways that students typically don’t think about. STEMtistic of the Month: On average, only 2% of the employees for an NFL team consists of players and coaches. So what is the other

The 9 Principles to Creating Powerful NGSS Classrooms with Science Techbook

The duty of our school districts doesn’t just rest in educating our students for today, but in preparing them for what the future may hold. The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) have been helping districts achieve that goal since their introduction in 2013 by improving science education for all K–12 students. At the same time,

Summer is Here: Let the STEM Fun Begin!

By Jonathan Gerlach, Discovery Education’s National Consultant for STEM Education Initiatives One of the most important parts of STEM teaching and learning is students having the opportunity to see how the world works outside the classroom bringing content to life in context. We stress the importance of integrating the idea of “real-world” into learning. However we

4 Pieces to Include When Planning a Quality STEM Project

As educators, it is our role to create an environment conducive to high student engagement. In my classroom, one way I have learned to maintain student interest in a subject is by putting them in the driver’s seat. Developing quality STEM projects requires an investment from the student in their learning. By giving students ownership

New Product Updates Have us Jumping for Joy

We are jumping for joy!  And so are educators and students around the world.  Why, you ask?  Because we have spent this year listening and building, talking to our partners and acting on what they shared.  So brace yourself, put on your best sneakers, and get ready to jump with us into a summer full

Discovery Education STEM Day: Meet Cory Key

#CelebratewithDE and join us as we tour Discovery Communication’s world headquarters and meet the men and women behind the world’s #1 nonfiction media company.

With five live-streamed career spotlights and accompanying hands-on STEM activities, your students will be immersed in the STEM skills needed to succeed in a variety of creative and technical fields.

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