Tag Archives: Careers

Practical Applications for High School STEM: Navy STEM Challenges Now Available!

Practical Applications for High School STEM: Navy STEM Challenges Now Available!

Guest blog by Jamie Jenkins, Manager of Instructional Design for Discovery Education   Navy STEM for the Classroom, created in partnership with America’s Navy, is a series of interactive classroom resources designed for 9-12 graders to explore the world of STEM through real Navy careers.  If your students are curious about applying their learning to

“A Long Time Ago in a Galaxy Far, Far Away”: Destiny and Career Potential

Special Guest Contributor Andrew H. Potter Following nearly a decade of graduate work in linguistics, moral philosophy, and classical/ancient history, I find myself often contemplating the bigger questions in life. For example, “Is the dark side stronger?”; “Can you escape your destiny?”; “Are all nerf-herders ‘scruffylookin’?” (Okay, the last one is a joke, but I

“So You Want to be a Wizard”: Early Career Conversations in the Classroom

Special Guest Contributor Andrew H. Potter As a fan of the world and ways of Harry Potter, I am often reminded of one pithy but important observation by the sage of Hogwarts, Professor Albertus Dumbledore: “Curiosity is not a sin.” In our current globalized, post-industrial, knowledge economy I often observe that the very real risk of

AgExplorer Virtual Field Trip – Sept. 20 at 1 PM ET

Looking for real-world examples of how scientists are working address the challenge of feeding the world’s growing population? Or how students’ personal talents and interests can be matched to exciting career pathways in food science and technology?    Together, Discovery Education, Future Farmers of America and Syngenta will take students on a virtual field trip to explore the different techniques and technologies being

First-Ever Navy STEM Virtual Field Trip brought in partnership with America’s Navy

We are a few days away from the first-ever Navy STEM Virtual Field Trip. Tune-in Thursday, September 7 at 1 PM ET as we take flight to one of the greatest aircraft carriers ever built – the USS Nimitz – to give your students a once-in-a-lifetime look at Navy STEM in action! Use this Virtual Field Trip to introduce your students to the

Go Behind-the-Scenes of the 2017 US Open with the Careers Beyond the Court Virtual Field Trip and Host James Blake!

Have students who are interested in careers in sports? Give your high school students the unique ability to explore the many diverse career paths with the Careers Beyond the Court Virtual Field Trip on September 14th at 1 PM ET. Join the excitement of the 2017 US Open and give students the unique opportunity to

Community Update

Community Update: August 25, 2017

A new format, but same great information.  Your Community Update has changed a little since last school year.  We will now go live for the Update, simulcasting in the DEN Online Community and Facebook.  Don’t worry if you can’t join us for each and everyone, we know you have a lot going on. It will

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 – March

March is National Women’s History Month!  This month we are going to highlight women who have made an impact through STEM. Across history, women continue to make an incredible impact on our culture through their innovations, ideas, skills, and perseverance. With the efforts of STEMinists, including myself, women have been increasingly getting the recognition, respect, and

Top