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4 Steps to Measure Growth in an Inquiry-Based Science Classroom

4 Steps to Measure Growth in an Inquiry-Based Science Classroom

By Jeanette Edelstein I loved science as a young kid. A paper model of the solar system hung across my bedroom ceiling. I marveled at the sight of tiny onions pulled from grass clumps in my backyard.  And I dutifully gave my cats checkups with the real stethoscope I got from my dad. So what

EA Sports: Madden NFL & NFLPA STEM Career Challenge

You Can’t Be What You Can’t See Students require opportunities to see what careers exist beyond their classrooms and community. Students must also understand how STEM factors in each career pathway. The ability to see how student passions and interests can extend to careers in STEM is critical to success in the future. Discovery Education

STEM Strategies that Work & STEMinar LIVE – May 2017

STEM Culture is something that is developed over time through intentional strategies which highlight STEM careers, STEM skills, and the interconnectivity of the world around us all. Each month we are highlighting some of the strategies we see in classrooms from our DEN and STEM educators building pathways for their colleagues to implement a STEM culture.

Celebrating STEM

To celebrate STEM education, we’ve curated a great collection of digital resources for schools, students, and teachers to engage in activities involving science, technology, engineering, and math. See below for information on how Discovery Education can support you in teaching and learning all things STEM. Discovery Education STEM Resources STEM Careers Content Collection Discovery Education Streaming,

Discovery Education Monthly STEM Content Highlights – May

In May, We Celebrate Teachers! This month we celebrate the individuals who challenged us, molded us, and helped inspire us all for who we have become today. Today’s teachers, those who accepted the baton and are tirelessly changing our world’s future, are shaping the innovators and leaders of tomorrow. There are only two words we

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May 2017: Resources to support STEM

I like this definition of STEM from WhatIs.com: STEM is an educational program developed to prepare primary and secondary students for college and graduate study in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). In addition to subject-specific learning, STEM aims to foster inquiring minds, logical reasoning, and collaboration skills. I prefer this definition because, in

STEM Strategies that Work – April 2017

STEM Culture is something that is developed over time through intentional strategies which highlight STEM careers, STEM skills, and the interconnectivity of the world around us all. Each month we are highlighting some of the strategies we see in classrooms from our DEN and STEM educators building pathways for their colleagues to implement a STEM culture.

Discovery Education Monthly STEM Content Highlights – April

We are celebrating the 3rd rock from the Sun: the Earth! This month we are highlighting something very dear to us all and worth protecting for our future, the Earth. Earth Day 2017 is officially April 22nd; however, we challenge you to help your students take the next step and highlight our planet beyond just

Q&A: Harrisburg’s Cheryl Capozzoli on How Anything is STEMpossible

Meet Cheryl Capozzoli, the STEM Coordinator for Harrisburg School District, in Pennsylvania, where over the past three years, STEM learning has really taken off. During Discovery Education’s recent STEM Symposium event in Florida, we had a chance to catch up with Capozzoli, and learn how she has been helping to drive the district’s STEM efforts.

STEM Symposium: 3 Visions for the Future of STEM Learning

Education leaders all across the country are searching for innovative strategies for building a solid STEM foundation. Earlier this year, Discovery Education brought several leaders to Pensacola, FL, for a peek behind the scenes at Santa Rosa County Public Schools, where a powerful STEM vision is beginning to blossom. During the event, we spoke with

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