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4 STEM Ties to Careers of the Future

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When many of us were growing up and considering that tough question during the junior or senior year of high school, “What do you want to study in college,” the options set before us would fit on an 8 ½ by 11 sheet of paper.

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Start With Hello Week with Sandy Hook Promise

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SAVE (Students Against Violence Everywhere) Promise Clubs are a place for students to show their leadership, creativity, and passion for protecting their friends, schools, and communities from violence before it happens.

Combat Back-to-School Stress

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Three Benefits of Mindfulness in the Classroom. LG and Discovery Education want to help you discover your happy. Through a series of guest blog posts, we’ll cover topics from the science behind happiness to how to make the most of the Discover Your Happy resources.

Teach Your Students to be Upstanders: #SaySomething

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Imagine how much tragedy could be averted if an individual said something? Guest Post by Alexa Tomassi from Sandy Hook Promise. Did you know that when it comes to violence, suicide, and threats, most are known by at least one other individual BEFORE the incident takes place?

5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

Money Smart Chat (Read on for a Chance to Win Big!)

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Forces for Good in Education and Financial Literacy: As Told by TWO Special Guest Bloggers! Dr. Alice Wilder: Emmy award winning Ed Psychologist and digital education specialist behind the work of Blue’s Clues, Super Why, Speakaboos, Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids , and more!

#CelebrateWithDE: First Day of Spring

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Can you track the seasonal changes by the energy in your classroom? Spring equinox, vernal equinox, first day of spring, whatever you call it, it’s time to say goodbye to winter and say hello to spring.

6 Ways to Encourage STEM at Home

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Research studies across the board all seem to come to the same conclusion when it comes to family involvement: When families are involved with their children’s learning from the beginning and throughout their academic careers, students don’t just succeed — they shine.

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Are My Biases Impacting the Classroom?

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From guest author Shana White. DEN Community Member, Lower School Physical Education Teacher, and Coach at Wesleyan School, Peachtree Corners, GA. We all come into classrooms with preconceived notions, or biases, about groups of people or, in some cases, particular students.

#CelebrateWithDE: April Fools Day

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April Fools Day is here and it’s always a challenge to celebrate this tricky day with students. This year, we’re encouraging you to focus on education as a means to keep oneself from getting fooled!

Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.

5 Resources Connecting STEM, the Arts, and the World

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The world has changed dramatically since the National Science Foundation coined the term STEM in 2001 (though they originally called it SMET). We are light years ahead of 2001 where dial-up modems were all the rage!

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The Six Sustainable Happiness Skills in Action

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How you and your students can put the skills into practice. LG and Discovery Education want to help you discover your happy. Through a series of guest blog posts, we’ll cover topics from the science behind happiness to how to make the most of the Discover Your Happy resources.

Let’s Lead our Students on the Path to Happiness

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LG and Discovery Education want to help you discover your happy. Through a series of guest blog posts, we’ll cover topics from the science behind happiness to how to make the most of the Discover Your Happy resources.

Discovery Education STEMinar – November 2016

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STEM is not just about exploring the world around us, but a reason to take action and bring change to the world in a positive way. This month we examine ways you can make an impact on the world and your community through STEM!

Teachers’ Guide to Plagiarism

This article provides teachers with a step-by-step guide on how to handle plagiarism in the classroom: it examines the definition of the term "plagiarism" and its types with examples, describes common reasons students plagiarize, and provides tips for teachers to detect and prevent plagiarism among students.

2018 Discovery Education STEM Community Reading Lists

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With March being National Reading Month, I thought it would be the perfect time to immerse ourselves in STEM-infused literature! Books are so important to growing a STEM mindset, especially with the earliest of learners.

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Discovery Education STEMinar – October 2016

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STEM is truly everywhere when we look at the world around us! This month, we will explore how STEM and sports are interconnected in ways that students typically don’t think about. STEMtistic of the Month : On average, only 2% of the employees for an NFL team consists of players and coaches.

Remembering Pearl Harbor

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Commemorate the attack on Pearl Harbor by having your students study both the context of the event, the day of the attack, and the United States’ response. Rely on primary source resources such as a President Franklin D. Roosevelt speech and man-on-the-street interviews taken just after the attack. Once students are armed with knowledge about the details of the attack and response, encourage them to create a news report that would have informed citizens about the event when it occurred in 1941.

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Fifteen Ideas to Start the Year with a STEM Culture

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Getting Started with Building a STEM Culture. As another school year kicks off, it’s important to examine simple ways to integrate STEM into classroom culture.

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Key Elements for Successful eLearning Projects

Discover how this rapid development process creates engaging, custom learning solutions on a timeline that works for you, why a strong learning culture is important, and how to showcase your Return on Learning (ROL) using data to tell the story.

Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice: Check Out These Autumnal Resources

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Pumpkin spice and everything nice… challenge students to welcome fall using all their senses and encourage them to celebrate the signs of autumn such as crunching leaves, sweet apples, and crisp air. Check out the beauty of autumn using high quality images you can find in Discovery Education paired with instructional strategies designed to inspire students to analyze and describe the changes of the season. Featured Resources. Content Collection: Autumn.

5 Ways STEM Inspires Students to Change the World

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Many of the problems we face in our world today will not be solved by today’s adults, but by the students in our classrooms.

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Don’t Miss This Sweet Treat We’ve Cooked Up with Ford STEAM Lab!

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Today, in our third and final activity from the Ford STEAM Lab and Discovery Education series, we will explore the magic behind Ice Cream-istry !

Are we limiting their view?

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From guest author Shana White. DEN Community Member, Lower School Physical Education Teacher, and Coach at Wesleyan School, Peachtree Corners, GA.

EdTech at School

This E-book is designed to support educators with case studies of education technology use at school.

NEW Middle School Nuclear Science Program

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By Jessica Donaldson, Technology Teacher, Cane Bay Middle School, Berkeley County School District, SC. Did you know that South Carolina has four nuclear power plants that supplied roughly 58% of the state’s electricity in 2017?

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#CelebrateWithDE Women’s History Month

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For Women’s History Month, we’re celebrating women who have changed the course of history. Often, women affect history just by being the first to break a glass ceiling or reach a particular goal. And, many of these women continue to make history by what they achieve in their trailblazing roles. Although there are women in every field that deserve celebration, we’ve chosen to highlight women who have made and are making contributions in politics, science, and the arts.

LET’S GO BEHIND THE MASK!

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Meet the characters who will be featured in our new Virtual Field Trip, Discover the Spider-Verse. How many Spider people are there? Who is Miles Morales? What does it take to be a 21 st Century hero? Let’s find out! Meet Miles Morales , he is a new kind of hero.

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Why I LOVE Econ Essentials

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Guest blog by Jacqueline Prester, Teacher, Mansfield High School. For several years, I have enjoyed using the Econ Essentials modules to deliver high-quality economics curriculum in the Entrepreneurship class I teach at Mansfield High School.

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6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

8 Ways to Embrace Creativity in the Classroom in 2018

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Schools today are unknowingly fighting a creativity crisis. In 1966 the Torrance Test of Creative Thinking was developed to understand creativity and predict creative achievement in the future. Since 1990, our students creativity scores have plummeted, and they haven’t turned back upwards yet.

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Do Your Students Struggle with Stress?

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Help Your Students Experience Happiness with the Six Sustainable Happiness Skills. Studies show that more than half of students are stressed, and many don’t know how to handle it. LG and Discovery Education have created a no-cost, standards-aligned curriculum to help them bounce back from the hard times and discover their happy through regular practice of the Six Sustainable Happiness Skills.

Discovery Education Monthly STEM Content Highlights – March 2017

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March is National Women’s History Month! . This month we are going to highlight women who have made an impact through STEM. Across history, women continue to make an incredible impact on our culture through their innovations, ideas, skills, and perseverance.

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Build a Better World through STEM with Girls Leading the Way

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Let’s Go Girls! Get Inspired with a Special Guest Blogger. . Meet Andrea Bastiani Archibald, Ph.D. and developmental psychologist, the Chief Girl and Family Engagement Officer for Girl Scouts of the USA.

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LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.