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Mythbusters’ Kari Byron Dishes on Girls and STEM

Kari Byron (Mythbusters, Head Rush) is incredibly passionate about science, and she’s joining an increasingly large number of educators, parents, and celebrities in urging young girls to brush aside “nerdy” stereotypes that have plagued them for years — and get them to explore STEM opportunities and careers. We caught up with Kari at SXSWedu this

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Webinar Archive – Survey Says: Celebrating STEM in the Classroom

On Tuesday evening Patti Duncan (@yoyosciteach) and I (@ktschutt) had the opportunity to showcase your Discovery Education Community in our Survey Says webinar series.  The focus was STEM in the classroom, and the connections made during the event were phenomenal.  We encourage you to follow, connect, and learn from these educators and share what you’re doing

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Survey Says: Celebrating STEM in the Classroom

You spoke; we listened. And, to celebrate and support you we designed the Survey Says webinar series. Please join us Tuesday, May 5 at 7pm ET for a special Teacher Appreciation Week edition where we will share “Celebrating STEM in the Classroom”.         To see our previous posts from the series: http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/blog/2015/01/28/survey-says-creativity/  A certificate of

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Infuse the MAKER Spirit into Your K-5 Classroom

Infuse the MAKER Spirit into Your K-5 Classroom   Has the springtime slump hit your classroom? Discovery Education and Elmer’s want to help bring back the excitement with free Maker activities from Science Fair Central. These fast and fun activities are hands-on to encourage scientific exploration and spark curiosity in your K-5 students! At www.ScienceFairCentral.com

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Building A Culture of STEM Teaching & Learning

Building A Culture of STEM Teaching & Learning From Vision to Practice Growing consensus and shared understanding around your STEM vision, culture and curriculum can be challenging. Having a long-term plan addressing the many stakeholders involved is critical, but where should you begin?

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Upcoming Event: Explore the Innovation of Food Science Live at Chobani

Join us on September 16th at 1PM ET for a Virtual Field Trip to the Chobani Greek yogurt factory in Twin Falls, Idaho, where we’ll explore some key ingredients – like innovation and technology. Middle school classrooms will go behind the scenes to uncover the innovative technology used to make Greek yogurt and hear from real-world food scientists. Turn this

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Educator Spotlight: Lissa Moses

The following post is from 2010 Siemens STEM Institute Fellow, Lissa Moses.  Lissa invites you to learn more about her work by going to http://www.mosamack.org and reviewing her presentation at the 2014 Siemens STEM Institute here: http://www.siemenssteminstitute2014.com/daily-blog/mosamack-science-detective  She also has a special offer for all Discovery Educator Network educators. See below for more details. Reflections and an Opportunity

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The DEN Welcomes Siemens STEM Academy Educators

Next week is another one of my favorite weeks of the year because it’s the Siemens STEM Institute.  Coming off of a phenomenal week at DENSI 2014, so many of you continue to share your reflections through our blogs and other social media.  With that spirit of community in mind, next week we have the

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Join Tomorrow at 1pm ET: An Ultimate Cool School Assembly

REGISTER TODAY: An Ultimate Cool School Assembly Bending the Elements: Exploring the Way the World Works Tune into our Siemens Science Day Ultimate Cool School Assembly as Patti Duncan presents fun and interactive science activities and highlights the importance of science literacy. During this webcast, students will be amazed as they witness interactive demonstrations and mind-blowing experiments

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