Kari Byron (Mythbusters, Head Rush) is a girl. She’s also incredibly passionate about science, and she’s joining an increasingly large number of educators, parents, and celebrities in urging young girls to brush aside those “nerdy” stereotypes that have plagued them for years — and get them exploring opportunities and careers in the subjects of science, technology, engineering, and
Tim is an Assistant Principal at L&N STEM Academy at Knox County Schools in Tennessee. He has been using Discovery Education for many years. He shared “I have used Discovery Streaming since the United Streaming days. It is the single most important decision I’ve ever made in my teaching career. It connected me to the
The concept of proportional reasoning is one of my all time favorites to teach. Teachers across the country approach the topic in different ways. Some use scale figures of photographs, maps, or animals while others discuss unit rates of movie tickets or grocery items. My approach to introducing the concept of proportionality is to use music.
The recent earthquakes in Nepal have sparked countless conversations across the world. Strong earthquakes have the power to destroy a city’s infrastructure and, even more importantly, put entire populations at risk. Introduce the concept of earthquakes by showing the video segments Earthquake and Nepal: Help Needed to the class. In order to help students understand
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This issue of the DEN Weekly Update is full of great information for you. Here are just a few of the things to look forward to reading: – Celebrate with us at the DENny Awards – Send your students on a worldwide adventure this summer – Explore 5 Ways to Use Discovery Education Keep reading
Did you know that scientists recently discovered the first known warm-blooded fish, and that it was under everyone’s noses all along? It’s true! The opah (also known by a variety of other names, including sunfish, moonfish, and kingfish) is a relatively common fish for deep sea fisherman to encounter, and is often sold in fish
Worldwide Summer Adventure Join us on a worldwide adventure and let learning take your students around the world. With the summer vacation rapidly approaching we know you and your students can’t wait to relax by the beach, visit a far-flung destination, or spend quality time with family and friends closer to home. But, what if
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