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Bring a Cross Curricular Approach to Your Instruction with Resources from TGR EDU: Explore

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A cross-curricular approach to learning is an effective way to introduce students to multiple subjects and help them build critical thinking skills. An effective cross-curricular learning activity will have students apply various skills while also learning about real-world applications.

Encourage Students to Discover the Infinite Possibilities for Innovation with “The Internet of Things,” a New Virtual Field Trip from Conservation Station – Now Available On-Demand

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The Internet of Things refers to a collection of computing devices – such as smart phones and speakers, thermostats and sensors – which are connected to a network to allow for an improved real-time data to better manage two of the most critical resources to humanity: energy and water.

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Why ALL Students Should Experience Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids

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Read on to learn why 4 th grade educator Christi Vereckey, M.Ed., NBCT recommends Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids becomes a cornerstone of elementary school education. My students (and even my own children!) think unlimited money lives behind debit and credit cards. I often ask myself: as a teacher, how can I ensure our kids grow up to be financially literate? The answer lies in elementary school education.

Recognize Earth Day by Challenging Students to Explore Meaningful Innovation with Tech for Global Good

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April 22 will mark t he 50 th anniversary of Earth Day. Now more than ever , the planet needs the ingenuity of our young people to solve the world’s biggest ecological issues.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Creative, Fun & Free: 3 Design Challenge Activities for Families

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By Guest Blogger By Megan Skipworth, Chapin High School, El Paso Independent School District. As the summer approaches, students and their families need access to quality resources that are both engaging and fun – design challenges are a great example.

STEM Careers Coalition: Top 3 SOS Instructional Strategies for Successful Career Exploration in the Classroom

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The STEM Careers Coalition is a first-of-its-kind coalition of industry partners that have join ed forces with Discovery Education to impact the culture of STEM education in K – 12 schools nationwide.

Level-Up Summer Learning for Students and Teachers with Hands-On STEM Activities and Professional Development Resources from Siemens STEM Day

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As summer approaches, many families are in search of supplemental virtual resources to support continued learning over the summer. Likewise, many educators are faced with the need to adjust their professional development plans for the summer to more virtual experiences.

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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.

STEM Careers Coalition Partner Spotlight: Chevron

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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.

Recognize Earth Day by Staying Resourceful While Working from Home

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Families around the country are working diligently to navigate a new normal as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. We know that for educators the new normal requires exploring new digital tools to support their students’ progress.

Stronger Than Hate Challenge Empowers Students to Take Control of Virtual Learning

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This week’s blog is written from the perspective of USC Shoah Foundation junior interns, who are part of USC Shoah Foundation’s William P Lauder Junior Intern program. Please read below for their views on how participation in the Stronger Than Hate Challenge impacts student learning.

SOS Instructional Strategies for Implementing Human Rights Education with Comprehensive Digital Resources from Speak Truth to Power

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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.

Accelerate Earth Day Virtual Learning with the New ecoAction Virtual Field Trip from FUTURE U – Now Available On-Demand

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In recognition of the 50 th Anniversary of Earth Day, Boeing and Discovery Education launched the ecoAction Virtual Field Trip. You and your students can still enjoy this virtual experience in your own time by accessing it on demand at BoeingFUTUREU.com. ! .

EdTech at School

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

Learn to Empower Your Students to Find Their Voice: Explore Professional Development Resources from Speak Truth to Power 

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By Rita Mortensen, Educational Technology Coach, Verona Area School District . Discovery Education and Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights are providing the opportunity for teachers to access free professional development resources dedicated to empowering our students to find their voice.

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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?

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.

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!

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.

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.

Powering SEL Skills in Your Classroom with LaGolda

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A brand new year is here, which means there’s an important opportunity to freshen up curricula, reset, and test out new resources.

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.

#CelebratewithDE – St. Patrick’s Day

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Celebrate the patron saint of Ireland with us by focusing on some of the symbolism and pageantry that make this day special every year.

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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.

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!

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.

How We Won $10k For Our Elementary School (And How You Can Too)

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My name is Addy Ruby, and I’m a Technology Instructor at Larry Miller Intermediate School in New Concord, Ohio. As an educator, it’s important to see my students succeed in all aspects of life, particularly in areas that might not be at the forefront of elementary school curriculum. Unlike math, science, and English – aka the elementary school subject staples – financial literacy is not always a focal point in the classroom. That’s why we entered (and won!) the 2018?

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.

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.

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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#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.

#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!

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.

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.