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Dive into New STEM Resources with Olympian Katie Ledecky

Dive into New STEM Resources with Olympian Katie Ledecky

New STEM Resources Making a Splash This Month. Register Today! January marks the launch of an exciting new STEM education program created in partnership between Discovery Education and Panasonic Corporation of North America (“Panasonic”), spearheaded by 3-time Olympian and 15-time World Champion swimmer – and proud STEM advocate – Katie Ledecky. The all-new STEM Forward

Unwrapping Holiday Learning with Real-World Data 

The universal language of data is a great way to let students explore the diversity of customs, traditions, and ever-changing trends during the holiday season. Discover Data resources incorporate real-world data that connects classroom experiences to what’s current in students’ lives today.  Created in partnership between the Nielsen Foundation, the National Afterschool Association and Discovery Education, the recently redesigned Discover Data program provides standards-aligned, no-cost resources that support educators, students, and

The STEM Careers Coalition Marks Second Anniversary with Expanded Career Readiness Resources and New Industry Partners

The STEM Careers Coalition™ – the first-of-its-kind national STEM initiative powered by corporate and non-profit leaders?and anchored in schools by Discovery Education – marks its second anniversary by welcoming new members and offering educators, students, and families nationwide an expanded collection of no-cost digital resources. To date, the STEM Careers Coalition™ has reached more than 4.5 million students in its

STEM Day Learning Resources from Our Social Impact Partners

In conjunction with leading social impact partners, Discovery Education is offering engaging digital learning resources to students, teachers, and families to support National STEM Day observances nationwide. Held annually on November 8th, National STEM Day unites communities in celebrating the importance of teaching science, technology, engineering, and math to students in grades K-12. Discovery Education

$10,000 Awarded to Elementary School in Wisconsin for Virtual Financial Literacy Education

Jackson Charitable Foundation, a nonprofit with the mission to advance financial knowledge on a national scale, today announced Trinity Lutheran School in Campbellsport, WI as the winner of the 5th annual Cha-ChingTM Money Smart Kids Pledge Challenge. The Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids Challenge presents K-6 schools in the United States the opportunity to receive a $10,000 grant

Commemorate Red Ribbon Week with Resources to Support Student Health & Wellbeing 

Explore resources supporting students, educators, and families during Red Ribbon Week 2021, which is being observed October 23-31 and beyond. Through the support of diverse social impact partners, communities across the United States are empowered to help students make healthier choices through flexible, no-cost dynamic digital content.  Red Ribbon Week is an alcohol, tobacco, and other drug and violence prevention awareness campaign

Inspiring Health-Conscious Students Through Private-Public Partnerships for Education

by Dr. Joe Sanchez, Director of Research & Development Science Engagement and STEM Programs, AstraZeneca As we saw during this pandemic year, preventative health education can play a critical role in protecting the health and wellbeing of all citizens. Unfortunately, one of the lessons of COVID-19 is that access to healthcare and education is not

New Activities Celebrating SEL as a Team Sport 

Inspire students to set and achieve goals this year using practical social-emotional skills they can run with in their everyday lives.  Find easy ways to engage elementary students in important SEL competencies this school year with new resources from LaGolda, a pro-social animated series and online educational program available on the Discovery Education learning platform.  As LaGolda and her growing team of friends travel the world and overcome challenges

Toyota and Discovery Education Launch Initiative Inspiring Student Innovation in STEM

Toyota’s mission of Mobility for All is at the core of a new education initiative by Toyota and Discovery Education called Keys to Connect. Designed for wherever learning takes place, Keys to Connect includes a variety of no-cost, standards-aligned digital resources that immerse learners at all levels to address transportation challenges and imagine the future of mobility. Keys

Explore the Application of Genomics to the World Around Us 

The new and developing field of genomics involves the study of the genome, the entirety of a person’s genes. Genomic studies in medicine are showing that interaction between genes and environmental factors and lifestyle choices can have a major influence on a person’s risk of developing diseases such as cancer, heart disease, and diabetes.   Developed

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