Preparing students for the world of work is a daunting challenge. Assisting students in preparing for a career in a STEM field is a challenge made easier with Ask Polaris. Ask Polaris is a website that assists high school students with preparing for a career in aerospace engineering. Information such as appropriate high school course
Last week, we wrote about how the employees of Discovery chose to make an impact in our communities. We think anyone can make an impact regardless of age! There are plenty of projects to get your students involved. 1. Food Drive 2. Book Drive 3. Recycling in the Classroom 4. Planting Trees Also, check out
The Washington Post recently ran a comprehensive article on two area schools with vastly different approaches to education. The Flint Hill school is a technology mecca, with students being immersed in tablet computers and ultrabooks. This is, of course, completely intentional since teachers view these types of technology as important to making lessons more interactive
I saw something memorable on a Friday afternoon in between sessions at the National Association of Black School Educators (NABSE) Annual Conference. There I was lucky to be in the right place at the right time, and spent 15 minutes watching a student marching band that thrilled me with their excellence, organization, and leadership. I
What is the student center? It’s a great way for students to complete task (assignments, quizzes, watch videos, etc) assigned by their teacher and conduct research. Students can access the student center by logging in at Discovery Education with a username and password, created for the student by a teacher or administrator. 1. Customize!
Welcome back to school! We hope everyone has had an AMAZING summer and is excited to get back to the classroom. If you are already missing the days off at the pool or beach (because why wouldn’t you), hopefully, we can help make the transition back a little easier, with our “Back to School Series”
As I read the following article by Prakash Nair from Education Week, it began to make me wonder just where are we in education. Are we limiting our students’ growth and learning experience? Will technology change the obsolete classroom? Is there a need for those four walls? Can public education handle a transformation such as
Save the bottles. Save the sticks. Save the planet! Join us for an exciting webinar to learn fun and new ways to engage your students in the Elmer’s Glue Crew Recycling Program. Our guest speaker, the winner of last year’s Glue Crew Recycling Program, will share the valuable lessons her students learned about recycling and