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A Virtual Field Trip Inspiring Student STEM Curiosity

A Virtual Field Trip Inspiring Student STEM Curiosity

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

Ignite Inspiration Anywhere with Virtual Field Trips

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

Support a Healthy Work Environment with Digital Workplace Training to Combat Opioid Epidemic

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

Encourage STEM Exploration in Any Environment with NEW After School Resources

The mission of the STEM Careers Coalition is to inspire STEM exploration and encourage consideration of STEM pathways for all students, in any environment. As we’ve witnessed over the last year, learning doesn’t only take place in the classroom. Out-of-classroom time provides the opportunity for students to expand their understanding of STEM principles while exploring

Staying Centered with Flexible SEL Resources 

Explore a variety of  K-12 resources and curated content collections in the Social-Emotional Learning Center, designed to keep social-emotional connection at the heart of every learning experience.  Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) is such an important area of focus in education because of its unique power to enhance all other subject areas indirectly. By better understanding and managing emotions, both

Bring the Benefits of Computational Thinking into Your Classroom with Grab-and-Go Lessons from Ignite My Future

The number of computer science-related jobs continues to outpace the number of graduating students qualified to fill them. One key to encouraging students to consider computer science career pathways is the integration of computational thinking across subject areas. Computational thinking considers 21st century technology and overlaps it with key strategies to solve any given challenge.

Setting Students up for Success During the Summer with Digital Learning Resources for Parents & Families 

Ignite at-home learning and foster quality family interactions this summer with family resources from Discovery Education and our corporate and community partners!  HEALTH & WELLNESS Healthy habits are essential for students to maintain balance, even during the summer. Fortunately, families can learn to make healthier decisions together with a variety of interactive eTools that can be applied to improving

Using Hands-On STEM Experiences to Connect Students to the World

Watch the June 22nd episode of Hands-On STEM on-demand! Hosted by Brandon Okpalobi, President and CEO of Dibia DREAM, Inc., students built a solar oven while discussing topics around renewable energy, sustainability, and engineering and meeting STEM professionals from API & Boeing! Active engagement is one of the best ways for students to learn new

Help Girls Build Cyber Skills to Secure the Future with Girls4Tech

Our world is changing faster than ever, and there has never been more opportunity for students to soar in STEM! As the 4th Industrial Revolution redefines life as we know it, students today are in a unique position to help build a better world for us all by harnessing the power of technological innovation. Girls4Tech,

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