As a young girl, I remember watching my father spend hours out in the garage working on projects. Some projects would be small, like tabletop puzzles that he created on the scroll saw; while others, were large like my captain’s bed, complete with under the bed pull-out drawers for storage. I would grab all the
The most quoted definition of a global citizen is a 1997 one promoted by Oxfam in the United Kingdom. It states a global citizen is someone who: is aware of the wider world and has a sense of their own role as a world citizen respects and values diversity has an understanding of how the
April Fools Day is here and it’s always a challenge to celebrate this tricky day with students. This year, we’re encouraging you to focus on education as a means to keep oneself from getting fooled! Take a look at some of our series that delve into myths, stunts, and legends and choose a few to
I have been an educator for twenty-six plus years and if I were honest in the past the science fair was something I dreaded. In my early experiences with school science fairs, everyone involved seemed to be more focused on the final product rather than the true purpose of the event, to effectively teach and
Learn the Top Ten SOS for Promoting Global Citizenship.
Rediscover how to actively engage students in building a strong academic vocabulary with SOS Vocab Scavenger Hunt.
Can you track the seasonal changes by the energy in your classroom? Spring equinox, vernal equinox, first day of spring, whatever you call it, it’s time to say goodbye to winter and say hello to spring. Worms will start appearing, the birds will dial up their song, and we may breathe a sigh of relief
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Celebrate the patron saint of Ireland with us by focusing on some of the symbolism and pageantry that make this day special every year. We’re celebrating with images pairing them with fun activities that will help students test the luck o’ the Irish as they discover and honor this special holiday.
In 1988, Bobby McFerrin told us “Don’t Worry, Be Happy”. This hit song fits perfectly with Discovery Education and LG’s International Day of Happiness celebrations. On March 20th, LG and Discovery Education pair up to celebrate happiness with resources and activities aimed to equip youth with strategies to better handle stress and find their happy
Rediscover SOS PMI and how it helps students analyze and make decisions about complex issues.