National Park Week is April 21-29 and this year the National Park Service’s theme is “Park Stars.” The focus is not only on literal stars in the sky but also on stellar people, places, and things in the park system. We’ve curated some fantastic resources about our National Parks and the amazing discoveries you’ll make
On Saturday, April 21, 50 educators from Philadelphia, PA and beyond participated in the first stop on the 2018 Day of Discovery tour. The day was filled with learning, sharing and connecting among educators at the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit 23. We want to extend a special thank you to our exceptional hosts at the
Abby Schiferl shares how she uses SOS XO Let’s Go to inspire students to work together, coach one another, and improve their academic vocabulary by playing a game.
April is National Financial Literacy Month and there’s no better time to shine a light on the importance of financial education for youth. Pathway to Financial Success in Schools is a standards-aligned suite of materials created to provide students, educators, and their families with the tools they need to make sound financial decisions and achieve
A Numbers Game: Data-Driven Decision-Making and Video Game Development! Did you know that more than 400 people work on Madden NFL every year – that’s enough to field more than seven football teams! Fun statistics are just the start of what students will learn in this exclusive look at the data that helps create
In our previous post, we looked at resources to help students and families understand the true cost of college and research different types of financial aid. This week, we focus in on student self-advocacy and how they can put their best foot forward for admissions recruiters. Resumes aren’t just something used when seeking employment. Building
The lively cartoon band, Cha-Ching has lots of great ways to help you and your students celebrate Financial Literacy Month. Here’s their top countdown of greatest hits! 1.Press Play! Listen to one (or all!) of Cha-Ching’s 17 music videos which teach kids the basics of financial literacy. 2. Join us for a-rockin’ good time in
The Spotlight On Strategies series contains a collection of creative, research-based instructional strategies that incorporate digital media in meaningful, effective, and practical ways.
This collection continues to be one of the most used, and most valued, resources for the Discovery Educator Network community. It contains more than 135 research based instructional strategies with video vignettes and downloadable PDF instructions for using them in your classroom.
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