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.
Students determine a route and schedule to catch as many big league games as they can this summer.
In this Lively Lesson, students propose the relocation of an endangered animal by researching its habitat, estimating costs for the relocation, and supporting their choices with evidence.
#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.