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

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

Resources to Support Wellness for Students + Teachers 

Explore a variety of Discovery Education resources offering evidence-based content and strategies to build empathy and collective care in any learning environment.  While life’s adversities create obstacles that can disrupt teaching and learning, overcoming obstacles together strengthens the student-teacher relationship like nothing else. Creating a safe space in class to support mental health is a simple yet powerful way to reinforce students’ resilience, develop problem-solving skills,

Building Resilient Communities Through Education with Ready, Set, RISE!

According to Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, the United States is at a once-in-a-century opportunity to transform education. Doing so expressly requires innovation and collaboration to meet the needs of students and educators today, where they are now, and far into the future. A key part of this plan is partnerships for education – the private

Support a Healthy Work Environment with Digital Workplace Training to Combat Opioid Epidemic

As teachers, administrators, operations and other support staff begin the return to school this fall, it’s important that everyone’s health is being considered. The Operation Prevention program, created in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Discovery Education, now offers a four-part digital module series to educate professionals in the workplace about the opioid

Staying Centered with Flexible SEL Resources 

Explore a variety of  K-12 resources and curated content collections in the Social-Emotional Learning Center, designed to keep social-emotional connection at the heart of every learning experience.  Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) is such an important area of focus in education because of its unique power to enhance all other subject areas indirectly. By better understanding and managing emotions, both

Setting Students up for Success During the Summer with Digital Learning Resources for Parents & Families 

Ignite at-home learning and foster quality family interactions this summer with family resources from Discovery Education and our corporate and community partners!  HEALTH & WELLNESS Healthy habits are essential for students to maintain balance, even during the summer. Fortunately, families can learn to make healthier decisions together with a variety of interactive eTools that can be applied to improving

Support Families & Help Students Build Confidence this Summer

Parents and caregivers have a huge influence on their student’s lives. With all of the challenges students have faced over the last year, the collective efforts of teachers and parents will be necessary to ensure student success. Educators can help families easily integrate lessons on self-esteem and body confidence with family resources from Amazing Me.

Empowering Students to Say Yes to Healthy Lifestyles and No to Underage Drinking During Alcohol Responsibility Month and Beyond

We all need some good news right now, especially related to education and student progress. Research shows that since 2003 conversations about alcohol between parents and their kids have increased 73%, and during that same time, underage drinking has declined 50%. While this is great progress, there is still more work to do and the time to

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