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STEM Day Learning Resources from Our Social Impact Partners

STEM Day Learning Resources from Our Social Impact Partners

In conjunction with leading social impact partners, Discovery Education is offering engaging digital learning resources to students, teachers, and families to support National STEM Day observances nationwide. Held annually on November 8th, National STEM Day unites communities in celebrating the importance of teaching science, technology, engineering, and math to students in grades K-12. Discovery Education

$10,000 Awarded to Elementary School in Wisconsin for Virtual Financial Literacy Education

Jackson Charitable Foundation, a nonprofit with the mission to advance financial knowledge on a national scale, today announced Trinity Lutheran School in Campbellsport, WI as the winner of the 5th annual Cha-ChingTM Money Smart Kids Pledge Challenge. The Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids Challenge presents K-6 schools in the United States the opportunity to receive a $10,000 grant

Explore the Application of Genomics to the World Around Us 

The new and developing field of genomics involves the study of the genome, the entirety of a person’s genes. Genomic studies in medicine are showing that interaction between genes and environmental factors and lifestyle choices can have a major influence on a person’s risk of developing diseases such as cancer, heart disease, and diabetes.   Developed

Vote for the 3M Young Scientist Challenge Improving Lives Award & Join the Live Final Event

Now through October 15, 2021, students, teachers, parents, and other members of the public can vote once per day  to choose the innovation from the 2021 3M Young Scientist Challenge that they believe has the most potential to make a positive impact on the world – and take advantage of the opportunity to join us live

Discovery Education and Social Impact Partners Support Families with Resources to Ignite Student Interest in STEM

“As I work with teachers to build out lesson plans, I always look for new and innovative ways to capture and maintain my students’ attention. The resources from Discovery Education and their partners give me a powerful tool that I can count on to engage our students as it shows them the world beyond the

A Virtual Field Trip Inspiring Student STEM Curiosity

By guest blogger Ann Byrdie Bullock, M.Ed., Middle School Science Teacher, Independence Non-Traditional School in Virginia As a middle school educator, I know the critical importance of engaging my students in STEM. Research shows that this is the age kids, especially girls, opt out of STEM pursuits. In a continued effort to inspire my students to

Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education Award Five Schools in the 2021 Possibility Grant Sweepstakes

Explore more than 150 hands-on STEM activities from Siemens STEM Day! Five schools across the United States were selected this year to receive a $5,000 grant each for STEM technology through the 2021 Possibility Grant Sweepstakes. Created by the Siemens Foundation–a leader in advancing STEM workforce development and education initiatives–in partnership with Discovery Education, the

Encourage STEM Exploration in Any Environment with NEW After School Resources

The mission of the STEM Careers Coalition is to inspire STEM exploration and encourage consideration of STEM pathways for all students, in any environment. As we’ve witnessed over the last year, learning doesn’t only take place in the classroom. Out-of-classroom time provides the opportunity for students to expand their understanding of STEM principles while exploring

Bring the Benefits of Computational Thinking into Your Classroom with Grab-and-Go Lessons from Ignite My Future

The number of computer science-related jobs continues to outpace the number of graduating students qualified to fill them. One key to encouraging students to consider computer science career pathways is the integration of computational thinking across subject areas. Computational thinking considers 21st century technology and overlaps it with key strategies to solve any given challenge.

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

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