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Spark Change in Your Class

Spark Change in Your Class

Sparking innovation.  Two reasonably easy words to write and say, but notably difficult to make happen.  Last week we hosted a virtual experience with students all about how they became ChangeMakers. The students highlighted are doing amazing things at an incredibly young age.  This tells me, that given the opportunity and support to pursue their passions, students around

Lively Lessons: Post-Viewing Activity (Part 3)

Today’s lesson features a process art project to direct student thinking about their own values and motivations as they reflect upon the Meet Students Who Are Changing the World student panel discussion. Through collage-making, students represent their identity and self with images, objects, and text.

Lively Lessons: Engaged Viewing Activity for Students (Part 2)

This Lively Lesson features visual notetaking, or sketchnoting. Sketchnoting enables students to work non-linearly, represent concepts symbolically, create a hierarchy of ideas, and combine text and non-text elements in their product.

Lively Lessons: Previewing Activity for Students (Part 1)

This Lively Lesson features a previewing activity to help motivate students and frontload information about the Meet Students Who Are Changing the World student panel discussion, set purpose about the theme, and help students make personal connections to the content.

Now Open for Entries: Register Today for the 2016 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge

The Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge is now open for entries. Register your young scientist today and have them start brainstorming their video submission over winter break. Get your students’ creative wheels turning with our thought starters ranging from how we manufacture to how we stay healthy. They can also get some inspiration from

Who will be America’s Top Young Scientist?

2015 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 3:00pm ET Live from the 3M Innovation Center The Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge is the nation’s premier science competition for students in grades 5-8. Ten national finalists were chosen, and have been working all summer to bring their ideas and inventions

Learn About the Young Scientist Challenge’s Ten Student Finalists

The top 10 finalists have been announced! Learn more about these outstanding students and their projects that landed them their place as a finalist!  Year after year we are amazed by the quality of submissions we receive from America’s aspiring scientists. Thank you for your support in keeping kids interested in STEM education. To find the full

5 Ways to Use Discovery Education – March Edition

Follow the bouncing ball. We hosted our second 5 Ways to use Discovery Education on Monday. This month we had a bit of a March Madness theme. In case you missed February’s edition, the blog post gives you the highlights. These monthly webinars showcase the community and many resources available to you within Discovery Education. I

Calling Teachers and Students: 10 Ways to Win for You and Your School

Discovery Education offers educators, students, and schools a variety of FREE programs that offer content, tools, and resources for you covering topics from online safety and STEM, to health and wellness, teen driving, and more. These programs also provide the chance to WIN free grants and equipment to further support your goals and initiatives. Check out the

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