Human beings around the world, regardless of age, gender, religion, cultural background, or socioeconomic status, share a set of basic rights and freedoms simply because they are human. Human rights education, at its best, engages and empowers students, helping them to recognize and value their own power in making a difference, as they become the
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
The STEM Careers Coalition is a first-of-its-kind coalition of industry partners that have joined forces with Discovery Education to impact the culture of STEM education in K – 12 schools nationwide. The Coalition’s mission is to empower educators to teach STEM effectively in the classroom, foster equity and access to quality education, and build the next generation of solution-seekers at no-cost
There are hundreds of visual models of the design thinking process on the Web. They all include similar components as illustrated below. The first step in the design thinking process, empathizing, requires students to identify a problem or process from the point of view of the intended audience. Developing this empathetic mindset requires asking
Scientists already know a lot about polar bears and there is so much more to learn. Join Discovery Education and Polar Bears International for Tundra Connections, a virtual field trip to Churchill, Manitoba, Canada and witness the scientific process in action. Challenge your students to learn as much as they can and continue to generate
The story of the polar bear is full of drama: a frozen habitat, shifting sea ice, fierce competition for limited resources, and adorable cubs learning to hunt. Help your students understand this incredible bear and its environment by joining Discovery Education for Tundra Connections, a virtual field trip to Churchill, Manitoba, Canada with Polar Bears
October is National Bullying Prevention Month – a campaign held throughout the entire month of October dedicated to raising awareness around bullying and developing solutions to prevent anti-social and harmful behaviors. As we exit this month, we want to spotlight the strategies that build essential social and emotional learning (SEL) skills for younger students and
In this SOS Top Ten list, we showcase instructional strategies that support “Make Sense of Learning,” Phase 4 of McREL International’s six-phase model of learning.
In this SOS Top Ten list, we showcase instructional strategies that support “Engage in Learning,” Phase 3 of McREL International’s six-phase model of learning.
Find out ten popular Spotlight on Strategies to use as professional development tools for educators.