As you begin another school year, I wanted to share some of my favorite iOS apps and utilities. Many of these tools can be used by you as you develop lessons and units, and by students as they utilize the resources found in the Discovery Education collection. I do my best work in coffeeshops. Besides being
Partnership powered by: With more than 140,000 students, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools in North Carolina is one of the largest public school districts in the region and has long been recognized as a leader in instructional innovation. They’ve taken a content first approach to integrating digital technology in their classrooms and have done so across Math, Science,
How can you utilize the game “Pokemon Go” in your classroom in a meaningful way? Student excitement about this game can be easily harnessed to support all kinds of fun and pedagogically-sound lessons and activities! Before we start, and if you have not yet played the game, there are some vocabulary words you might need.
Students use STEM skills to overcome the challenges tall tale and folk heroes face in this STEM activity.
In this Lively Lesson, students propose the relocation of an endangered animal by researching its habitat, estimating costs for the relocation, and supporting their choices with evidence.
Discovery Education’s Content Team presents to this special Earth Day edition of the Discovery Education Content Showcase. Earth Day is on Friday, April 22nd and Discovery Education is proud to be your go-to resource for the freshest Earth Day content. Below are four new resources to fuel the discussion about this global environmental observance. Racing Extinction by
Jonathan Gerlach | National Consultant for STEM Education Initiatives When I was in third grade, I vividly remember playing with my “Operation” game for hours. One afternoon it stopped working. No buzzing, no red light. Nothing. Instead of just tossing it away, I engaged in the exciting ritual of taking the toy apart. I had
I am still mentally unpacking all of the great learning and connections made at the 17TH ANNUAL WELV CONFERENCE! As I explained in my brief remarks prior to an amazing keynote by Dr. Carol Ann Tomlinson, I couldn’t have felt more at home. Growing up in a household with three sisters and marrying into a family
Community STEM is proud to introduce the “The Huff and Puff” STEM lab. Do you remember the story of “The Three Little Pigs”? Well the Big Bad Wolf had to practice his huffing and puffing every day before he met the pigs. In this STEM lab we will explore how he did this and what
Discovery Education’s Content Team presents to you the 11th episode of Content Showcase. This episode highlights the National Education Association’s Read Across America program, a year-round initiative that peaks in the month of March. Read Across America focuses on motivating children and teens to read—through events, partnerships, and reading resources. In celebration of Read Across America, here