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

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

Accelerate Earth Day Virtual Learning with the New ecoAction Virtual Field Trip from FUTURE U – Now Available On-Demand

In recognition of the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, Boeing and Discovery Education launched the ecoAction Virtual Field Trip. You and your students can still enjoy this virtual experience in your own time by accessing it on demand at BoeingFUTUREU.com!    Focused on investigation of the themes of air, land, water, and waste, the ecoAction Virtual Field Trip invites students to explore how they can do their part to

Recognize Earth Day by Challenging Students to Explore Meaningful Innovation with Tech for Global Good

April 22 will mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.  Now more than ever, the planet needs the ingenuity of our young people to solve the world’s biggest ecological issues.  Empower your students to explore the cutting-edge technology being utilized to solve big problems, such as access to clean water, health inequity and climate change with new Tech for Global Good resources from Tech for Tomorrow.  Developed

FEBRUARY FLASHBACK: Connecting Minnesota to the Power of STEM

Science. Technology. Engineering. Math. The building blocks of our world and today’s childhood education. Now, more than ever, parents and educators are looking for tools to support students’ understanding of these critical 21st Century skills. To encourage exploration and build STEM curiosity in communities, UnitedHealthcare and Discovery Education hosted a STEM Community Night with Hopkins Public Schools in Hopkins, MN

Encourage Critical Thinking and Career Exploration with Classroom Resources and a New Virtual Field Trip from Navigating Nuclear 

Contributed by Corey Orr, Science Enrichment Teacher at Eastbrook Middle School in Whitfield County, Georgia  Designed to increase understanding of nuclear energy and nuclear technology applications,?Navigating Nuclear?provides educators with the tools to dig deeper into the role of nuclear science in fields like power generation, medicine, space exploration, food preservation, molecular science, and more. Standards-aligned curriculum for middle and high

NEW Middle School Nuclear Science Program

By Jessica Donaldson, Technology Teacher, Cane Bay Middle School, Berkeley County School District, SC __________________________________________ Did you know that South Carolina has four nuclear power plants that supplied roughly 58% of the state’s electricity in 2017? I live and teach in South Carolina, and while I knew we had several nuclear power plants, I did not

Super Health, Super You: A Balancing Act

By Kristen Davis, 1st Grade Educator from Jay Elementary School, Santa Rosa County, Florida School District Super Health, Super You Discovery Education Program Ambassador   As teachers trying to change the landscape of education to match the progress of technology, we understand how important it is to make sure students are fluent in technology and

Teach Students How to Power a Business Using Green Energy!

Solar or Wind? Decision-Making in Entrepreneurship How much do your students know about the real-world applications of STEAM learning? Don’t miss the new activity from the Ford STEAM Lab, Powering A Business Plan, that challenges students to apply their STEAM skills to real-world situations like opening a business! In Powering A Business Plan, students will

NEW Design Thinking Activity from the Ford STEAM Lab! Challenge Students to Use Empathy in Problem-Solving

Design Thinking as a Strategy to Teach Empathy Searching for new ways to excite students about STEAM learning this summer? Introduce Designed to Shine in your next summer camp or summer school class! Developed in partnership with the Ford STEAM Lab, this hands-on lesson challenges students to use Design Thinking to create a prototype of

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