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Don’t miss the Manufacture Your Future Teacher Challenge for a chance to win $5,000 for your students!

Don’t miss the Manufacture Your Future Teacher Challenge for a chance to win $5,000 for your students!

Want your students to explore exciting STEM careers? Jobs in manufacturing are quickly evolving from simple factories to using 3-D printing, human-robot interactions, and extreme customization. Inspire your students to explore different career pathways and prepare them for exciting jobs in advanced manufacturing with this Manufacture Your Future Teacher Challenge. We’re calling on educators to create an innovative classroom

#CelebrateWithDE – World Teacher Day

October 5 is all about you: teachers! We’re celebrating World Teacher Day and we want you to join us. Maybe you’ll have trouble turning your attention from your students to yourself, but we’ve collected resources that may help you be a happier and better teacher – or, at least, they may save you some time.

Don’t Miss This Sweet Treat We’ve Cooked Up with Ford STEAM Lab!

Today, in our third and final activity from the Ford STEAM Lab and Discovery Education series, we will explore the magic behind Ice Cream-istry! If you’ve missed the other innovative offerings from this partnership, check out our past blogs and fun activities including: Design Thinking as a Strategy to Teach Empathy Power a Business Using

#CelebrateWithDE – World Space Week

Celebrate World Space Week with other humans around the Earth from October 4 – 10. The 2018 theme is “Space Unites the World” – a great opportunity to talk about the common fascination humans have with the vast space in which we exist. It’s also a good time to talk about curiosity and exploration. We’ve

Start With Hello Week with Sandy Hook Promise

SAVE (Students Against Violence Everywhere) Promise Clubs are a place for students to show their leadership, creativity, and passion for protecting their friends, schools, and communities from violence before it happens. Established and led by students, the National Youth Advisory Board consists of high school SAVE members from across the country. In celebration of Start With Hello

#CelebrateWithDE – September Equinox

On September 22, the sun will shine directly on the equator as we experience the autumnal equinox and the official start of fall. Add the September equinox to your list of things to celebrate this month, right along with back-to-school, apple season, and the leaves changing color. This is also a great time to study

Money Smart Chat (Read on for a Chance to Win Big!)

Forces for Good in Education and Financial Literacy: As Told by TWO Special Guest Bloggers!   Dr. Alice Wilder: Emmy award winning Ed Psychologist and digital education specialist behind the work of Blue’s Clues, Super Why, Speakaboos, Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids, and more! Follow Alice on Twitter @alicewilder for great “edutainment.” Danielle Robinson: Assistant Vice

#CelebrateWithDE – International Peace Day

The United Nations established the International Day of Peace in 1981 and its guiding principle is a commitment to “peace above all differences.” This critical mission can be especially powerful to students and young people as they learn to navigate a world full of individual differences. Help them develop the skills they need to promote

Let’s Lead our Students on the Path to Happiness

LG and Discovery Education want to help you discover your happy. Through a series of guest blog posts, we’ll cover topics from the science behind happiness to how to make the most of the Discover Your Happy resources. This month, guest blogger Gary Nadeau, an educator at Westfield Technical Academy, shares how he is putting the

#CelebrateWithDE – International Dot Day

Do you work with any students who doubt their abilities? We all do! September 15th is International Dot Day – a global celebration of creativity, courage, and collaboration – and we celebrate it with the author of the powerful book The Dot. This tale of a little girl who doubts her ability to create art

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