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Inspiring Health-Conscious Students Through Private-Public Partnerships for Education

Inspiring Health-Conscious Students Through Private-Public Partnerships for Education

by Dr. Joe Sanchez, Director of Research & Development Science Engagement and STEM Programs, AstraZeneca As we saw during this pandemic year, preventative health education can play a critical role in protecting the health and wellbeing of all citizens. Unfortunately, one of the lessons of COVID-19 is that access to healthcare and education is not

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,

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 

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