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Introduce Students to Real-World Career Exploration Experiences with Activities from the STEM Careers Coalition  

Introduce Students to Real-World Career Exploration Experiences with Activities from the STEM Careers Coalition  

The best way to introduce students to new career pathways is to give them the opportunity to explore careers in action! The STEM Careers Coalition offers student activities, family challenges, career activations and more to provide students with immersive STEM career exploration experiences.   The Coalition is comprised of organizations across a wide variety of industries that have joined together with Discovery Education on

This Week at DE: Week of November 8

Hi everyone! My name is Marla Wilson, and I’m the Executive Director of our STEM Careers Coalition at Discovery Education. In case you’re unfamiliar, our STEM Careers Coalition is a first-of-its-kind initiative powered by corporate leaders to impact the culture of STEM education in K – 12 schools nationwide.   You can explore career videos of real-world STEM professionals, plus a special series highlighting solution seekers

Explore STEM Digital Learning Resources in Recognition of National STEM Day, November 8th

Discovery Education and leading corporate and community partners offer engaging, no–cost digital learning resources to students, teachers, and families to help recognize National STEM Day. Held annually on November 8th, National STEM Day unites communities around the importance of teaching science, technology, engineering, and math to students in grades K-12.  The STEM Careers Coalition is a leading contributor of a vast array of new standards-aligned STEM-focused

Bringing Equity to STEM Education

By David Tong, Director, TGR EDU: Create At TGR EDU: Explore, our mission is to empower educators, students and families to achieve their best in their academic and professional lives. This work includes helping every learner develop problem-solving and decision-making skills with real-world applications outside the classroom. Progress for the STEM education movement must continue to

This Week at DE: Week of November 1

Hi everyone! My name is Ted Willard, and I’m a Senior Subject Matter Expert in Science at Discovery Education.   It’s officially November, which means there are only two more months until the end of the year. We wanted to take the time to recognize and applaud all of the parents and teachers who have been managing remote and hybrid learning for their students this year. You

This Week at DE: Week of October 25th

Good evening, and welcome to a very spooky edition of This Week at DE. My name is Rachel Barrachina and I’m a Digital Content Coordinator at Discovery Education. I’m stirring up a cauldron full of new resources and events for this week and thought I would share with you all…that is, if you’re not too afraid…    Join me in the supernatural world

Helping Student Heroes Soar with Substance Misuse Prevention Skills 

October 23rd to 31st is Red Ribbon Week, and we’re super excited about this year’s theme:  Be Happy. Be Brave. Be Drug Free. ™  Because not only do students deserve to live their best lives, they deserve to be BRAVE about it. It’s up to educators, families, and community members to remind students that doing what’s right isn’t a challenge,

A Week of Resources Connecting Students to Innovation and Resourcefulness

By Callie Bendickson, Principal of Corporate Social Responsibility at Itron Where there is water, there is life, and every drop of water makes a world of difference. From drinking and hygiene to food and energy, water means survival. Now, with so many students learning from a virtual distance, educators have new and unique resources they

Expand Students’ Nuclear Science Knowledge! Introduce New Resources from Navigating Nuclear During Nuclear Science Week

Do your students know that nuclear technology helps to keep people safe and healthy. Runway lights in the Alaskan outback, heart pacemakers, smoke detectors, criminal investigations, coating non-stick frying pans, luggage and security screening – all use radiation to make our lives easier and more productive. You can help students explore the many applications of nuclear science with all

Bring STEM to Life with the All New STEM Careers Channel, Powered by the STEM Careers Coalition

The STEM Careers channel in Discovery Education Experience has a new look! Now powered by the STEM Careers Coalition, a coalition of industry partners that have joined forces with Discovery Education to impact the culture of STEM education in K-12 schools nationwide, the channel provides even more engaging resources to promote STEM career exploration. Career

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