Author Archives: Jacqueline Kavege

Accelerate Earth Day Virtual Learning with the New ecoAction Virtual Field Trip from FUTURE U – Now Available On-Demand

Accelerate Earth Day Virtual Learning with the New ecoAction Virtual Field Trip from FUTURE U – Now Available On-Demand

In recognition of the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, Boeing and Discovery Education launched the ecoAction Virtual Field Trip. You and your students can still enjoy this virtual experience in your own time by accessing it on demand at BoeingFUTUREU.com!    Focused on investigation of the themes of air, land, water, and waste, the ecoAction Virtual Field Trip invites students to explore how they can do their part to

Hands-On STEM/STEAM Resources for Enhanced Virtual Learning

Promoting 21st century skills with no-cost Discovery Education eLearning resources.  Students hear about the importance of Science-Technology-Engineering-Art-Mathematics all the time, but rarely are they given the opportunity to find out for themselves. Luckily, the power of STEM/STEAM exploration is now just a few clicks away for students in grades K-12, thanks to a wide variety of no-cost virtual learning resources available from Discovery Education.  

Recognize Earth Day by Challenging Students to Explore Meaningful Innovation with Tech for Global Good

April 22 will mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.  Now more than ever, the planet needs the ingenuity of our young people to solve the world’s biggest ecological issues.  Empower your students to explore the cutting-edge technology being utilized to solve big problems, such as access to clean water, health inequity and climate change with new Tech for Global Good resources from Tech for Tomorrow.  Developed

Stronger Than Hate Challenge Empowers Students to Take Control of Virtual Learning

This week’s blog is written from the perspective of USC Shoah Foundation junior interns, who are part of USC Shoah Foundation’s William P Lauder Junior Intern program.  Please read below for their views on how participation in the Stronger Than Hate Challenge impacts student learning. By Alejandra Casillas, Grace Sandman, Hannah Levy, John Levy and

The Sustainability Savvy Generation: Activating Students for Earth Day with Experiential Virtual Learning Resources

As the 50th anniversary of Earth Day approaches, let’s rise above the current challenges our world is facing and inspire young people to actively participate in creating the sustainable future they want to see. The powers of innovation and scientific discovery are at students’ fingertips now more than ever, with interactive digital learning resources that give students agency to approach broader environmental issues in the context of their everyday lives and communities.  Discovery Education’s no-cost eLearning resources take a STEM/STEAM-centric approach to inspiring sustainable thinking

Wellness Wherever! Dynamic Virtual Resources for an At-Home Approach to Exploring Health & Wellness

More time at home doesn’t mean less time for student health and wellness! On the contrary, in light of current events, it’s more important than ever that we work collectively to teach healthy habits to our young people. It can be easy to overlook simple things like exercise when we’re adjusting to a new daily routine, so it’s imperative that we help students forge new habits and gain new knowledge for achieving optimal health.  Here’s the good news: there are so many neat (and no-cost!) virtual resources that

Help Your Students Discover the Impact of Behavior on Financial Decision-Making with New Behavioral Economics Lessons from Econ Essentials

In these times of economic uncertainty, providing students with resources that help them understand the impact of outside forces on the economy can be empowering.  Econ Essentials, developed in partnership with CME Group, offers students digital resources that are accessible from anywhere to help them understand basic economic principles and explore how our own behavioral tendencies influence the larger economy.  The Behavioral Economics Lessons are designed

Engage Students During Financial Literacy Month with Self-Paced Virtual Learning Resources from Pathway to Financial Success

As the COVID-19 crisis has led to economic uncertainty around the world, helping students understand the importance of grasping essential financial concepts has never been more important.  Empowering students with the necessary resources will help cultivate a mindset of financial independence and support students in building life skills that will serve them well into the future.  Pathway

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