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Unwrapping Holiday Learning with Real-World Data 

Unwrapping Holiday Learning with Real-World Data 

The universal language of data is a great way to let students explore the diversity of customs, traditions, and ever-changing trends during the holiday season. Discover Data resources incorporate real-world data that connects classroom experiences to what’s current in students’ lives today.  Created in partnership between the Nielsen Foundation, the National Afterschool Association and Discovery Education, the recently redesigned Discover Data program provides standards-aligned, no-cost resources that support educators, students, and

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

Toyota and Discovery Education Launch Initiative Inspiring Student Innovation in STEM

Toyota’s mission of Mobility for All is at the core of a new education initiative by Toyota and Discovery Education called Keys to Connect. Designed for wherever learning takes place, Keys to Connect includes a variety of no-cost, standards-aligned digital resources that immerse learners at all levels to address transportation challenges and imagine the future of mobility. Keys

Dynamic New Virtual Field Trips From Discovery Education and Social Impact Partners Help Students Explore STEM in the World Around Them

To help students explore the exciting the many ways STEM is shaping the world around them, Discovery Education and leading corporate and community partners proudly introduce four new engaging, no-cost virtual field trips (VFTs). Learn more and register for the new virtual field trips and find all the resources here. Discovery Education offers educators, students,

Help Girls Build Cyber Skills to Secure the Future with Girls4Tech

Our world is changing faster than ever, and there has never been more opportunity for students to soar in STEM! As the 4th Industrial Revolution redefines life as we know it, students today are in a unique position to help build a better world for us all by harnessing the power of technological innovation. Girls4Tech,

CITGO Fueling Education Challenge Winners Demonstrate the Problem-Solving Power of STEM

CITGO Petroleum Corporation and Discovery Education have announced the winners of the 2021 Fueling Education Challenge. Building upon the CITGO Fueling Education initiative with Discovery Education, students in grades 5-8 were asked to identify a community problem and share a solution aligned to one of the four following United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: safety and well-being, quality education,

Celebrate the Wonders of Space with STEM and Career Exploration Resources

In celebration of National Space Day, the STEM Careers Coalition has curated a selection of resources that encourage students to think like astronauts with exciting intergalactic activities that explore machine learning, vision software engineering, cosmic combustion and more. Educators can introduce students to out-of-this world people working in exciting careers that support human space exploration

10 Professional Development Resources for a Year of Transformation 

The last year has taught us so very much about flexible approaches to learning, let’s stop and take a moment to recognize the newfound strengths that this flexibility allows for educators in all types of learning environments, from traditional classrooms to summer schools, afterschool and beyond. Read on to explore simple no-cost resources that enable educators

Empower Students to Build STEM Dreams with Accessible Digital Resources

by Mark Case, Science Teacher at Southern Guilford High Schools Astronaut and physicist Sally Ride famously said: “If you can see it, you can be it.” This now common phrase has special truth in education. Wherever students are learning, seeing people like them represented – especially in ever-growing fields like STEM – helps build their

Dynamic Digital Resources for Educators and Students to Unlock the Power of the Genome

Over 65 years ago, deoxyribonucleic acid (more commonly referred to as DNA) was discovered by a team of scientists led by Rosalind Franklin, Maurice Wilkins, and James Watson. DNA impacts our lives each day, whether we realize it or not.  From helping us to understand and fight diseases like cancer to providing juries information to

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