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7 Professional Development Resources from a Year of Transformation 

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Now that 2020 has taught us so very much about flexible approaches to learning, let’s stop and take a moment to recognize the newfound strengths that this flexibility allows for educators.

Prevention Resources to Keep Kids Substance-Free

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by Helen Gaynor, Director of Educational Programs at Responsibility.org. We know kids don’t live in a vacuum and are faced with important decisions each day.

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Girl-Led, Girl-Tested and Girl-Approved Cyber Security Activities? Yes, Please!

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As more and more women enter STEM careers, increasing STEM interest and engagement among girls continues to be a significant focus. This school year empower girls to see themselves changing the world in new ways with resources from Girls Get STEM.

Support a Healthy Work Environment with Digital Workplace Training to Combat Opioid Epidemic

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As teachers, administrators, operations and other support staff begin the return to school this fall, it’s important that everyone’s health is being considered.

6 Tips for EdTech Evaluation by Adult Learning Institutions

Many continuing adult education institutions have turned to technology used by higher ed with the following benefits: elevates teaching and learning, scales to address changes in staffing, enrollment and budget, and protects student and institutional data.

Recognize Red Ribbon Week with New Resources and Learning Experiences from Dose of Knowledge

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Red Ribbon Week takes place each year from October 23 rd to 31 st and is dedicated to raising student awareness about the dangers of substance misuse through hands-on learning opportunities.

6 Simple Resources to Integrate Equity, Access & Cultural Awareness into Student Learning 

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Meet Students Where They Are with Versatile Discovery Education Resources .

Five SEL Resources for High School Students from Discover Your Happy

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Educators, students, and parents are preparing for back to school with more uncertainty and changes than ever before. As many schools shift to remote learning for the foreseeable future, supporting students social and emotional wellbeing has become a concern for many educators.

Hands-on Learning for a Work-in-Progress World 

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When students can learn by doing, it serves not only their futures, but also their community.

7 Professional Development Resources from a Year of Transformation 

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Now that 2020 has taught us so very much about flexible approaches to learning, let’s stop and take a moment to recognize the newfound strengths that this flexibility allows for educators.

6 Strategies for Using Actionable Data to Impact Student Success

Educators need effective tools to drive student success. The trend to use actionable, comprehensive data—like attendance, assessments, grades, and more—is an effective way to give teachers the visibility they need to make a difference. Videri gives teachers and administrators access to comprehensive, integrated data so they can easily filter, drill down, and analyze data—to get the information that they really need, when they need it, and improve student outcomes. Download the eBook today!

Keeping Teens Vape Free Through Education

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According to the Food and Drug Administration , 5 million youth in the United States currently use e-cigarettes: 1 in 4 high school students (27.5%) and 1 in 10 middle school students (10.5%).

A Week of Resources Connecting Students to Innovation and Resourcefulness

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By Callie Bendickson, Principal of Corporate Social Responsibility at Itron. Where there is water, there is life, and every drop of water makes a world of difference. From drinking and hygiene to food and energy, water means survival.

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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Explore STEM Digital Learning Resources in Recognition of National STEM Day, November 8th

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Discovery Education and leading corporate and community partners offer engaging, no – cost digital learning resources to students, teachers, and families to help recognize National STEM Day. Held annually on November 8 th , National STEM Day unit e s communities around the importance of teaching science, technology, engineering, and math to students in gr ades K-12. .

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White Paper: Enabling digital creativity with Augmented Reality in K12 education

We have conducted 2 research projects on teaching with AR. This research has been conducted with the UiO and the UiS. The resulting white paper is an in-depth look at the state of creative learning through the use of 3D modeling and exploration in AR.

Celebrate Black Changemakers Year-round with New Resources

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Celebrate a continual story of progress and self-empowerment during Black History Month with Discovery Education resources to inspire tomorrow’s activists and innovators.

Celebrate the Moments When Learning Comes Alive! Ignite Student Inspiration with Discovery Education’s Innovation Virtual Field Trips

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* Did you know our brains have “ Mirror Neurons ”, which fire not only when we perform an action , but also when we observe that same action performed by another? This is why experiencing something and watching someone else experience it can have the exact same effect on our mind. * .

Empowering Students to Use Data to Understand Election Trends

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COVID-19. Climate crisis. Economic inequality. Racial justice. Immigration. These are just a few of the topics most important to voters in the United States leading up to the 2020 presidential election, according to the Pew Research Center. Every four years, we enter a new presidential election season that shapes the course of the country for decades to come.

Three Ways to Integrate the Super Bowl  into Learning with AHA and NFL PLAY 60 

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Looking for a fun way to get students active while teaching them the importance of a healthy lifestyle? NFL Play 60 NFL PLAY 60 , and the American Heart Association provide engaging resources to help educators teach students the positive impact of physical activity on health and wellness.

2021 Trends in Online Student Demographics

BestColleges.com’s second annual report on online student demographics explores the characteristics of today’s online students and their insights on college decision-making and the online learning experience amid the challenges of COVID-19.

Bringing Equity to STEM Education

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By David Tong, Director, TGR EDU: Create. At TGR EDU: Explore , our mission is to empower educators, students and families to achieve their best in their academic and professional lives. This work includes helping every learner develop problem-solving and decision-making skills with real-world applications outside the classroom. Progress for the STEM education movement must continue to improve, especially for students in underrepresented communities hard hit by COVID-19.

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Empower Elementary Students to Build Life-long Body Confidence with New Activities and Lessons from Amazing Me 

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The Dove Self-Esteem Project and Discovery Education have teamed up to deliver the best in social and emotional learning (SEL), health, and confidence-building resources for elementary educators.

Connecting Students to the Real-World of Healthcare

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by Joe Sanchez, PhD MBA, Director of R&D Science Engagement at AstraZeneca. As kids continue to navigate the new school year, whether in-person or virtually, being aware of overlapping diseases and social realities has become more important than ever.

Using Project-Based Learning to Develop 21st Century Skills

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Contributed with Sandy Swartz, M.Ed., Instructional Technology Trainer, St. Tammany Parish Public School System. In today’s learning environment, students need more than academic knowledge to thrive in college, careers and beyond.

2021 Trends in College Career and Employment Planning

In this second annual report, part of the BestColleges.com research series, 624 business leaders shared how their companies and organizations currently recruit and hire college students from both online and campus-based programs.

Break Down Barriers with New Professional Learning Resources

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When you’re empowered by game-changing new teacher tools, actively engaging your students is the easiest thing in the world! Unlock every student’s unique interests with the help of Discovery Education’s latest evidence-based professional learning resources. Ready, Set, RISE!

The Power of Data: How to Use Computational Thinking to Engage Students

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By Pedro Delgado, 15 years teaching experience, 7th grade science and computer science 1 and 2 at Young Women’s STEAM Research & Preparatory Academy, Ignite My Future in School Learning Leader. In the modern workforce, professionals use a variety of skills to solve problems.

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Life Lessons and Career Connections: Experiential Career Resources to Inspire Student Success

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Life-changing career explorations require resources that are reflect real life. Help your students pursue their passions and uncover innovative career path way s in exciting industries with Discovery Education ’s immersive career exploration resources for middle and high school students.

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.

Why Genentech Is Transforming the Employee Experience for Mental Health Leave

Speaker: Deborah Olson, Lead Strategist, Genentech, a member of the Roche Group & Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Lyra Health

Employees with the greatest mental health needs often find themselves navigating a complex disability system. Streamlining their mental health leave and recovery time leads to an overall more productive workforce. In this Lyra webinar, hear how Genentech is changing the employee experience to provide fast access to care for members who are suffering from severe mental health needs.

Discovery Education & Partners Amplify Resources for Social-Emotional Learning

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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.

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.

New Partners Join the STEM Careers Coalition to Support STEM Teaching & Learning

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The STEM Careers Coalition – the first-of-its-kind national STEM initiative powered by corporate leaders and anchored in schools by Discovery Education – marked its first anniversary by welcoming new members to the growing coalition and by offering educators, students, and families nationwide access to a host of new, no-cost digital resources.

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Inspire Living Activism for Human Rights Day with Dynamic Student Activations from Discovery Education

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In 2020 the world got sick. But recovering from an illness has a profound way of putting things into perspective. Humanity collectively received a message via a global pandemic, and the way each one of us respond s should be appropriately universal.

3 Templates for Uncomplicating Your Product Management Process

In this workbook, you’ll find a comprehensive set of templates product development and cross-functional teams can adopt to better leverage your existing skills and your data.