Paying for college can be one of the first very real financial situations that students are personally faced with. So, since September is College Savings Month, now is the perfect time to discuss college savings with your students. Unfortunately, this issue is more important than ever: 1 out of 6 students don’t currently have the baseline of
Explore a variety of Discovery Education resources offering evidence-based content and strategies to build empathy and collective care in any learning environment. While life’s adversities create obstacles that can disrupt teaching and learning, overcoming obstacles together strengthens the student-teacher relationship like nothing else. Creating a safe space in class to support mental health is a simple yet powerful way to reinforce students’ resilience, develop problem-solving skills,
According to Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, the United States is at a once-in-a-century opportunity to transform education. Doing so expressly requires innovation and collaboration to meet the needs of students and educators today, where they are now, and far into the future. A key part of this plan is partnerships for education – the private
Discovery Education and Social Impact Partners Support Families with Resources to Ignite Student Interest in STEM
“As I work with teachers to build out lesson plans, I always look for new and innovative ways to capture and maintain my students’ attention. The resources from Discovery Education and their partners give me a powerful tool that I can count on to engage our students as it shows them the world beyond the
By guest blogger Ann Byrdie Bullock, M.Ed., Middle School Science Teacher, Independence Non-Traditional School in Virginia As a middle school educator, I know the critical importance of engaging my students in STEM. Research shows that this is the age kids, especially girls, opt out of STEM pursuits. In a continued effort to inspire my students to
Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education Award Five Schools in the 2021 Possibility Grant Sweepstakes
Explore more than 150 hands-on STEM activities from Siemens STEM Day! Five schools across the United States were selected this year to receive a $5,000 grant each for STEM technology through the 2021 Possibility Grant Sweepstakes. Created by the Siemens Foundation–a leader in advancing STEM workforce development and education initiatives–in partnership with Discovery Education, the
Give students a virtual passport to explore new worlds, mind-blowing innovations, and inspiring real-life stories with Discovery Education’s wide variety of new and on-demand Virtual Field Trips. No matter what direction you want to get students thinking in, there’s a Virtual Field Trip that will get you there! Virtual Field Trips are the perfect ready-to-use resource to kickstart student engagement
As teachers, administrators, operations and other support staff begin the return to school this fall, it’s important that everyone’s health is being considered. The Operation Prevention program, created in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Discovery Education, now offers a four-part digital module series to educate professionals in the workplace about the opioid
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