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Life Lessons and Career Connections: Experiential Career Resources to Inspire Student Success

Life Lessons and Career Connections: Experiential Career Resources to Inspire Student Success

Life-changing career explorations require resources that are reflect real life. Help your students pursue their passions and uncover innovative career pathways in exciting industries with Discovery Education’s immersive career exploration resources for middle and high school students. Check out a wide variety of hands-on activities, digital interactives, virtual field trips, and additional resources that combine experiential learning and powerful real-world insights to help make student career investigations come to life!  SEE COMPUTATIONAL THINKING AT WORK Help

Using Project-Based Learning to Develop 21st Century Skills

Contributed with Sandy Swartz, M.Ed., Instructional Technology Trainer, St. Tammany Parish Public School System In today’s learning environment, students need more than academic knowledge to thrive in college, careers and beyond. As a result, educators are dually tasked with increasing core subject comprehension and developing 21st-century skills, especially in STEM. Project-based learning (PBL) is designed

Bring a Cross Curricular Approach to Your Instruction with Resources from TGR EDU: Explore

A cross-curricular approach to learning is an effective way to introduce students to multiple subjects and help them build critical thinking skills. An effective cross-curricular learning activity will have students apply various skills while also learning about real-world applications. TGR EDU: Explore, a program from TGR Foundation and Discovery Education, offers free trans-disciplinary resources to teachers. Teachers, consider

Creative, Fun & Free: 3 Design Challenge Activities for Families

By Guest Blogger By Megan Skipworth, Chapin High School, El Paso Independent School District As the summer approaches, students and their families need access to quality resources that are both engaging and fun – design challenges are a great example. Design thinking helps learners solve real-world problems using creativity and critical thinking skills. To help

Reduce Barriers to College Entry with Virtual Scholarship Support for Your Students

Contributed by Michael C. Knowlton, Professional Learning Specialist, Santa Rosa Schools Scholarships are a valuable resource that can help ease the path to higher education. The scholarship application process is critical, but may be unfamiliar to students and their families. As teachers, students rely on us to be a reliable support system when preparing for

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

Hands-On STEM/STEAM Resources for Enhanced Virtual Learning

Promoting 21st century skills with no-cost Discovery Education eLearning resources.  Students hear about the importance of Science-Technology-Engineering-Art-Mathematics all the time, but rarely are they given the opportunity to find out for themselves. Luckily, the power of STEM/STEAM exploration is now just a few clicks away for students in grades K-12, thanks to a wide variety of no-cost virtual learning resources available from Discovery Education.  

TGR EDU: Explore Helps Students ‘Discover their Passion’ through Exploration

Josh Prater, a US History teacher at Sam Rayburn High School in the Pasadena Independent School District, is our guest blogger.  Below, Josh explores the TGR: EDU Explore program, highlighting the program’s focus on helping students discover their passion. Students are constantly reminded about the importance of preparing for college and career, but the responsibility

Help Them Find Their Fit

In our previous post, we looked at resources to help students develop their academic resume and personal statement.  This week, let’s focus in on assisting students to find what they’re passionate about and translating that into career path goals. Identifying these goals before defining a path for after high school can help students find a

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