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Go Under the Hood with Toyota: Live STEM Virtual Field Trip May 3rd

Go Under the Hood with Toyota: Live STEM Virtual Field Trip May 3rd

Toyota Under The Hood: The Science Behind Safe Driving Tuesday May 3rd at 12:00PM ET Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana — Princeton, Indiana Ever been to an automotive manufacturing facility? It’s not what you expect! A vehicle plant is ground zero for the latest in robotics, automotive safety and production innovation. Toyota and Discovery Education have

Vote Now!: Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge

It’s Up to YOU to Select the People’s Choice Winner!  Toyota and Discovery Education just announced the top 10 national finalists in the TeenDrive365 Video Challenge , chosen from thousands of entries across the nation. Hailing from all across the U.S., from Alaska to Maryland, the finalists have one thing in common…they all spread the important message

Where’s DENSI? It’s Here.

No matter where the DEN Summer Institute is, there’s always too little time spent together.  There’s so much to see and do.  So many ideas and so many great conversations. If you’ve never applied or apply every year to the DEN Summer Institute, I encourage you to this year. After this clue, you’ll have two final clues prior

Archive Available: Meet Students Who Are Changing the World Panel Discussion

Our thanks to our student panelists, educators, and classrooms around the world for joining the discussion, asking questions, and for thinking about what they can do to make make a difference in their communities and our world. Whether you missed the Meet Students Who Are Changing the World panel discussion or want to view it again, the archive is available.

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.