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Powering SEL Skills in Your Classroom with LaGolda

Powering SEL Skills in Your Classroom with LaGolda

A brand new year is here, which means there’s an important opportunity to freshen up curricula, reset, and test out new resources. This new year, we want to highlight the empowering Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) resources that focus on diversity, inclusion, and foster empathy and kindness in the classroom. Make this new year the

Helpful Tools to Turn Your Students into Cyber Detectives with Tech for Tomorrow

Tech for Tommorow is an all-new digital education program designed to highlight the ways technology and innovation can better our world. Developed in partnership with The Tech Interactive, a family-friendly science and technology center at the heart of downtown San Jose, CA, on a mission to inspire the innovator in everyone.  Below, guest blogger Elizabeth

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January 2020: Questioning skills to support design thinking

There are hundreds of visual models of the design thinking process on the Web. They all include similar components as illustrated below.   The first step in the design thinking process, empathizing, requires students to identify a problem or process from the point of view of the intended audience. Developing this empathetic mindset requires asking

Ask, Listen, Learn Sparks Conversations about Alcohol, Brain Development, and Strategies for Saying “NO” to Underage Drinking

Guest blogger Lindsay Foster is a Learning Technology Coach in the Burleson Independent School District in Fort Worth, TX. Read below as she explores the variety of resources available as part of the NEW Digital Exploration brought to you by Ask, Listen, Learn in partnership with Discovery Education.   Starting the Convo! Ask, Listen, Learn

The Journey to Connect STEM from K to Careers Starts Now! Introducing the STEM Careers Coalition

On November 8, Discovery Education launched a critical initiative to connect classrooms nationwide, from K to careers.  The STEM Careers Coalition will serve as a conduit through which students can see the work of the future, by providing resources that bring relevancy to learning and broaden students’ understanding of and engagement with STEM. This blog

Tundra Connections: Experience Polar Bears – Grades 4+

Scientists already know a lot about polar bears and there is so much more to learn. Join Discovery Education and Polar Bears International for Tundra Connections, a virtual field trip to Churchill, Manitoba, Canada and witness the scientific process in action. Challenge your students to learn as much as they can and continue to generate

Tundra Connections: Experience Polar Bears – Grades K-3

The story of the polar bear is full of drama: a frozen habitat, shifting sea ice, fierce competition for limited resources, and adorable cubs learning to hunt. Help your students understand this incredible bear and its environment by joining Discovery Education for Tundra Connections, a virtual field trip to Churchill, Manitoba, Canada with Polar Bears

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