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Live from the Tundra on Wednesday, November 16: STEM on the Tundra: Cool Jobs

Live from the Tundra on Wednesday, November 16: STEM on the Tundra: Cool Jobs

Tune in to see how different teams on the tundra are utilizing STEM skills to support a global conversation and make a positive impact for polar bears.

Can Math Save Us From the Zombie Apocalypse?

Math has never been more terrifying! This Halloween, Discovery Education Math Techbook equips students with the skills to dodge the zombie apocalypse. Let’s hope students never have to put this real-world problem to the test…   Zombie Luau Grade 6: 2.2 Solve Problems with GCF and LCM At the Zombie Luau, you’ll need to find

Oak Ridge Students Achieve More with Discovery Education

Students at Oak Ridge Schools in Tennessee have significantly increased their state testing scores using a combination of Discovery Education Science Techbook™ and Streaming Plus. A recent analysis by Discovery Education shows that Oak Ridge’s fourth graders taught with these resources had higher science, reading, and math scores on the 2015 Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program

Busting the Myth of Student Engagement

The following is an excerpt of our latest article on student engagement, “Demystifying Student Engagement,” written by Jaime LaForgia, director of professional development content, Discovery Education. Picture a student-centered classroom full of inquiry and engagement. Seventh-grade students are in groups — some around a computer conducting a virtual lab from Discovery Education Techbook, others working with

STEM for All: How to Create a Healthy STEM Ecosystem

By Cindy Moss, Director of Global STEM Initiatives, Discovery Education Many of the most valuable jobs of tomorrow depend on the STEM education happening in today’s classrooms. The US Bureau of Labor and Statistics projects that by 2020, there will be 1.4 million IT jobs available but only 400,000 computer science graduates with the required

Techbook and Madden Are Big Winners in ‘Tech & Learning’ Awards

Two Discovery Education resources were recently named winners in the 2016 Awards of Excellence by Tech & Learning magazine in the New Product category: Discovery Education Science Techbook for NGSS and EA SPORTS Madden NFL: Football by the Numbers. The full list of winners of the 34th-annual Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence can be viewed online.

Disciplinary Literacy: Teaching Students How to Read Like Scientists

By Dr. Karen Beerer, vice president of Learning and Development, Discovery Education The following is an excerpt of our latest whitepaper, Disciplinary Literacy: Helping Students Develop Insider Knowledge. If we want students to learn biology, why not teach them to think, read and write like biologists? If we want them to learn history, shouldn’t they learn

See Why Joan Loves Science Techbook

Joan and James represent two teacher personalities — one experienced with Techbook, and one who has never heard of it. While Joan and James may not be real, they represent real teachers facing real classroom problems. They’re the stars of a new video series exploring what makes Techbook great. Science Techbook brings science alive, blending

See Why Joan Loves Techbook

Meet Joan and James. They’re both teachers who love their jobs and work hard.  Only, Joan’s students seem to get more out of their class time. What’s different between how these two teachers spend their time? This new video from Discovery Education introduces viewers to two teacher personalities — one experienced with Techbook, and one

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