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Live from the Tundra on Wednesday, November 16: STEM on the Tundra: Cool Jobs

Live from the Tundra on Wednesday, November 16: STEM on the Tundra: Cool Jobs

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.

Discovery Education STEMinar – November 2016

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

4 Elements of Great STEM Education

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.

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

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