Tag archives for students

  1. 4/22 at 1pm Virtual Event for Students: STEM is Now, STEM is How

    Siemens STEM Connect: STEM is Now, STEM is How We often hear of amazing things happening in STEM classrooms across the country. And, we’re often asked to share these exemplars to provide guidance in achieving a shared STEM education vision. Join our live webcast to see one vision of a STEM program.   Tuesday, April […]

  2. 10/9 at 1pm ET: Virtual Field Trip From the Autodesk Gallery

    Exploring Design – The Gateway to the Future  October 9th at 1pm ET See how STEAM subjects influence real-world design!  Come join us for very cool Virtual Field Trip from the Autodesk Gallery in San Francisco on October 9th at 1pmET.  The Autodesk Gallery is a showroom of innovative design to illustrate projects that make use of Autodesk technology, to support industries […]

  3. STEM students can make a difference…introducing “The Air Force Collaboratory”

    If you have a classroom of high school students who are curious, innovative and thrive in a collaborative environment – check out this new online platform created by the U.S. Air Force. The Air Force Collaboratory.  The website, https://collaboratory.airforce.com, was developed to encourage STEM-inclined students and mentors to engage and work with the Air Force to […]

  4. It’s STEMtember!

    The 2013-2014 Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge — the premier national K-12 environmental sustainability competition – is now open! To help familiarize you with the Challenge, we are offering K-12 educators several opportunities to learn more during STEMtember, our big back-to-school event. Join us tonight, Wednesday, 9/11 at 7pm ET for the first of our We Can […]

  5. Congrats Class of 2013!

    1 Grad blog

    We’re quickly approaching the end of May, and graduation season is in full effect! Whether you’re getting your students ready to graduate, attending dozens of graduation parties, or preparing to graduate yourselves, everyone is familiar with the excitement of this time of year. After working so hard to meet all of the graduation requirements, including […]

  6. Engaging Students with Discovery Education!

    As our resident talking canine mentioned yesterday, this week’s webinar focuses on how to actively engage students using our Discovery Education services. A continuation of our Back To School Webinar Series, this webinar is great for teachers and administrators alike. Here is a brief synopsis of the event: Put the power of learning at your […]

  7. A Tale of Two Schools

    The Washington Post recently ran a comprehensive article on two area schools with vastly different approaches to education. The Flint Hill school is a technology mecca, with students being immersed in tablet computers and ultrabooks. This is, of course, completely intentional since teachers view these types of technology as important to making lessons more interactive and […]

  8. Getting started with the STUDENT CENTER

    What is the student center? It’s a great way for students to complete task (assignments, quizzes, watch videos, etc) assigned by their teacher and conduct research. Students can access the student center by logging in at Discovery Education with a username and password, created for the student by a teacher or administrator.   1. Customize! […]

  9. Do you think, “The Classroom Is Obsolete: It’s Time for Something New”?

    As I read the following article by Prakash Nair from Education Week, it began to make me wonder just where are we in education. Are we limiting our students’ growth and learning experience? Will technology change the obsolete classroom? Is there a need for those four walls? Can public education handle a transformation such as […]