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A Virtual Field Trip Inspiring Student STEM Curiosity

A Virtual Field Trip Inspiring Student STEM Curiosity

By guest blogger Ann Byrdie Bullock, M.Ed., Middle School Science Teacher, Independence Non-Traditional School in Virginia As a middle school educator, I know the critical importance of engaging my students in STEM. Research shows that this is the age kids, especially girls, opt out of STEM pursuits. In a continued effort to inspire my students to

Ignite Inspiration Anywhere with Virtual Field Trips

Give students a virtual passport to explore new worlds, mind-blowing innovations, and inspiring real-life stories with Discovery Education’s wide variety of new and on-demand Virtual Field Trips.  No matter what direction you want to get students thinking in, there’s a Virtual Field Trip that will get you there! Virtual Field Trips are the perfect ready-to-use resource to kickstart student engagement

Support Families & Help Students Build Confidence this Summer

Parents and caregivers have a huge influence on their student’s lives. With all of the challenges students have faced over the last year, the collective efforts of teachers and parents will be necessary to ensure student success. Educators can help families easily integrate lessons on self-esteem and body confidence with family resources from Amazing Me.

Connect Nuclear Innovation & Space Exploration with the Powering Possibilities VFT On-Demand

The applications of nuclear science are multifaceted! In Nuclear Frontiers: Powering Possibilities, the new Virtual Field Trip from Navigating Nuclear, students have the opportunity to explore the ways nuclear science is powering innovation here on Earth and investigate some of the ways nuclear technology can be used in space, even for travel between Earth, the

Encourage Hands-On Exploration with Digital Interactives from Dig Into Mining

Do your students understand the “reclamation process” or how land is restored for a sustainable future? Do your students recognize the role of transition metals, like copper, in the products they use everyday, from seat belts to smartphones? Give students an opportunity to take STEM learning to the next level with digital interactive explorations from

Exploring the Legacy of the Armenian Genocide, a Virtual Field Trip from Teaching with Testimony

Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day is held annually on April 24th to commemorate the victims of the Armenian Genocide of 1915. Educators can help students understand the impact of this historic tragedy with an all-new Virtual Field Trip from Teaching with Testimony, developed in partnership with the USC Shoah Foundation.  In Identity, Belonging, Legacy: How Testimony Makes Us Stronger Than Hate, take a look back at this often-overlooked

Encourage Students to Stay Active Wherever They Are

NFL Play 60, created in partnership with The American Heart Association and the National Football League, features resources to help get your class moving, whether you are in the classroom or learning remotely. Resources include videos, lesson plans, digital explorations and virtual field trips highlighting the impact of physical activity on health and wellness. Videos 

Help Students Learn to Conserve on Earth Day and Beyond

Spark student change–makers this Earth Day with resources from Conservation Station that connect global issues to students’ everyday lives. Explore a series of ready-to-use activities that will get students thinking proactively about local infrastructure, ecological balance, and personal choices. Developed in partnership with Itron, Conversation Station provides students with an exciting look at how new technologies are

Discovery Education Presents Three New Virtual Field Trips Connecting Students to Curiosity

Register now for all-new virtual field trips, with premieres starting April 15th! Discovery Education and leading corporate and community partners are offering K-12 educators and students three engaging new virtual field trips (VFT) debuting in April and May. Focused on an array of diverse topics, these new virtual field trips connect learning to the real-world

Discovery Education & Partners Amplify Resources for Social-Emotional Learning

Discovery Education joins communities across the world to celebrate the importance of social-emotional learning by highlighting the new Social-Emotional Learning Center available in its award-winning K-12 learning platform. The Social-Emotional Learning Center presents a curated collection of hundreds of resources designed to support educators as they integrate SEL into core instruction and to help students

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