Tune in to see how different teams on the tundra are utilizing STEM skills to support a global conversation and make a positive impact for polar bears.
STEM is not just about exploring the world around us, but a reason to take action and bring change to the world in a positive way. This month we examine ways you can make an impact on the world and your community through STEM! STEMtistic of the Month: Since 1979, during summer, arctic ice decreased
The following is from our latest white paper on STEM, “Using Science Techbook to Support Great STEM Education,” written by Amy Gensemer, Director of Science Curriculum at Discovery Education. Today’s students live in a world of constant stimulation. Whether it’s Xbox, social media, or television, students have continuous access to highly enticing visual information, entertainment, and connectivity.
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 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,
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
Students use STEM skills to overcome the challenges tall tale and folk heroes face in this STEM activity.
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
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
Students design a garden and share the harvest with the community.