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Building STEM and Movement Skills Outside of School

distance learning comes into play. But, vetted virtual programs can match the depth and impact of in-school learning experiences. The Mix: STEM and Movement. They can also participate in photo scavenger hunts; they take photos of theme-based items (how about STEM?)


Fifteen Ideas to Start the Year with a STEM Culture

Discovery Education

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. STEM is a culture that permeates beyond the classroom into the whole school and homes of the community.


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Discovery Education Monthly STEM Content Highlights – May

Discovery Education

Only 58 percent of eighth-grade science teachers say they have all or most of the resources that they need for STEM. The most critical STEM Career in our society: Teachers. There is a growing shortage of teachers, within the STEM “disciplines” and across content areas.


STEMpath Answers Colorado’s Need for STEM

Mindspark Learning

Colorado has become a technology hub, as more and more STEM and Computer Science (CS)-based businesses move into the area, which has created new jobs and drawn STEM/CS talent from all corners. Yes, the STEM industry is booming and actively involved in education.


New Mexico’s Loving Municipal School District Introduces New, Systemic Approach to STEM Education Districtwide in Partnership with Discovery Education


-Combination of Dynamic Digital Content and Sustained, Job-Embedded Professional Development to Help District Create STEM Learning Environments that Promote Students Desire to Learn and Succeed- Silver Spring, MD.

New Content Added to Discovery Education’s Award-Winning Digital Services Boost Teachers’ Ability to Engage Students in Science, STEM, Social Studies, and More


–Immersive New Content Empowers Educators to Create Dynamic Digital Learning Environments for All Students – Silver Spring, Md. With these resources, students will learn about biofuels, electric vehicles, cool roofs, energy efficient data centers, clean energy manufacturing, and more.

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Discovery Education and Nutrients For Life Foundation Host Exclusive Virtual Field Trip at Texas A&M to Connect STEM Concepts to Curriculum And Real-World Agricultural Careers


The LIVE event, “ Play Ball: The Science Behind Sports Turf Management ,” will engage middle school students with an exclusive look at the scientific practices and innovative technologies used in sports turf management, showing the important role soil science plays in the world of sports. “We


#ICE18: Robert Dillon Explains the Pillars of Technology Integration

EdTech Magazine

#ICE18: Robert Dillon Explains the Pillars of Technology Integration. That old adage sums up why it is so hard for educators, parents and communities to adopt new learning spaces and the pedagogies that go along with them. Over the past 20 years, Robert Dillon has been a huge advocate for experiential learning. After serving as a teacher, a principal and, currently, the director of technology and innovation at University City School District outside of greater St.

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How the ‘Pre-Professionals’ Title Gives High Schoolers the Upper Hand

EdNews Daily

The high school years are a time for discovering oneself — learning strengths and weaknesses, identifying dreams and goals for the future, developing key communication and real-world skills, and mapping out plans for college or a career after graduation.

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Bringing Augmented Reality into the Classroom

” She highlights that it is an exciting time, as emerging technologies associated with AR are feeling much more realistic. The key to giving students opportunities to engage in augmented reality begins with supporting teachers as they enhance learning experiences for students.

Redesigning the Learning Experience

Tom Murray

Having traveled the nation and spent extensive time in schools throughout 2015, there’s one thing I can say for sure: Many of today’s classrooms have amazing 21st century tools sitting in 20th century learning environments. Shift pedagogy to shift the learning experience.

It Takes More Than Passion! Our Young Girls Need Resilience to Thrive!


In order to ensure more than 12% of women thrive as leaders, CEOs, innovators, speakers, authors, and in STEM fields we need to guide our young girls to be resilient and fierce. I also learned this term from Sarah Thomas who does this with EduMatch.

National FFA Organization, John Deere and Discovery Education Team Up to Introduce the Next Generation of Manufacturers to Innovative and Accessible Careers In STEM


– ‘Careers that Innovate’ Virtual Field Trip to Spotlight Opportunities in Engineering, Technology and Advanced Manufacturing as a Pathway to 21 Century Skill-Building and Career Readiness – Silver Spring, Md.

Bridging the Science and Coding Gap

Students exposed to coding and programming at an early age are well equipped to take on higher-level computer science courses in high school and have essential skills for future opportunities in the technology world. Van Nood emphasizes that students need to be creators of their learning.

Students Invited to Take a Peek into the Future of Mobility


Toyota and Discovery Education Hosts Virtual Field Trip on Cars of the Future: Artificial Intelligence and Automated Vehicles Immersive Educational Experience to Explore STEM Concepts set for Oct. Virtual Reality STEM Artificial Intelligence k12 education The Wire Classroom Technology Scienc

Tips and Tricks for Coding and STEAM in the Classroom

Play can instead be structured for learning, which builds relationships, benefitting all involved. Rather than the teacher being the “master” of the class, different exercises can allow teachers to learn along with the students. edWeb Blog coding STEAM STEM stem learning

Discovery Education and Arconic Foundation Celebrate National Manufacturing Day with ‘Manufacture Your Future Virtual Field Trip’ at Arconic in Austin, Texas


-- Virtual Field Trip of Arconic in Austin, Texas brings exciting STEM careers to classrooms and explores how 3D printing is revolutionizing aerospace manufacturing - - Silver Spring, Md. About Arconic Arconic (NYSE: ARNC) creates breakthrough products that shape industries.

Implementing STEAM Projects in PreK and Kindergarten Classrooms

a Young Innovators curriculum writer, explained the process for creating lesson plans that include projects introducing science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM), noting that “STEAM happens naturally in young children as they explore and investigate the world around them.”.

The Beginner’s Guide to the Hour of Code

Shake Up Learning

The post The Beginner’s Guide to the Hour of Code appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The philosophy is simple but significant: every student deserves the opportunity to learn computer science. Anyone can learn the basics of computer science in a fun and easy way!

How STEAM Camps Can Combat Summer Brain Drain

Summer brain drain or the summer slide occurs when students, especially those from low-income families, lose some of the academic skills and knowledge learned during the previous school year. By supporting students’ unique interests, they learn independence, empowerment, and teamwork.

It’s Time to Remake the Makerspace, But Schools Shouldn’t Go It Alone


Across America, students are learning in new ways many of us could only imagine, tinkering, creating and experimenting in makerspaces and fab labs to solve real-world challenges. Education Technology Maker and DIY Movement

Middle School Educators Across Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Learn New Strategies for Integrating Innovative Computational Thinking Approaches into Classroom Learning to Better Prepare Students For 21st Century Careers


-- Tata Consultancy Services and Discovery Education Partner on “Ignite My Future in School” Initiative, Delivering Professional Learning to Educators and Supporting the Integration of Computational Thinking into Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools’ Curriculum -- CHARLOTTE, N.C. |

Discovery Education and Arconic Foundation Launch ‘Manufacture Your Future Teacher Challenge’


Tuesday, June 19, 2018) – The accelerated advancement of technologies like 3-D printing, robotics and artificial intelligence welcomes a new realm of career possibilities in manufacturing for K-12 students. To learn more, visit:

Metro Atlanta Teachers Participate In Groundbreaking Education Program Promoting Critical Thinking In Students


This professional training event connects local educators with Discovery Education field experts to learn about Ignite My Future in School , understand its purpose and receive hands-on training with the curriculum. STEM The Wire Computer Science Professional Development Teacher

TCS Partners with Discovery Education for Innovation Student Challenge


The brand-new competition gives young innovators an amazing chance to win $10,000 and receive virtual mentorship from a team of TCS technology experts to bring their winning idea to life. To learn more about Ignite My Future in School, go to

Fact or Fallacy: Why Esports Are Here to Stay in K–12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

Since then, access to personal computers and the internet as well as other advancements in technology have supported esports’ growth into a substantial industry with professional teams, high-stakes competitions, team sponsorships and more.

Keep Your Class Engaged Beyond the Hour of Code

Through coding, kids increase their computational and innovative thinking, expand their creativity and collaboration, and learn how to think outside the box and have more confidence in themselves. littleBits makes technology kits that are fun, easy-to-use, and infinitely creative.

New York City Department of Education ‘Lighthouse School’ M.S. 88 Integrates Computational Thinking into Core Subjects to Prepare Students for 21st Century Careers


Through this program, New York City teachers will receive professional development, educational resources and year-round support to integrate computational thinking into core subjects such as math, sciences, arts, and social studies. The Wire STEM Computer Science Education News

How to prepare students for 2017’s Hour of Code next week

eSchool News

Through coding, kids can increase their computational and innovative thinking, expand their creativity and collaboration, learn how to think outside the box, and have more confidence in themselves. eClassroom News Featured on eSchool News Resource STEM

3 tips and tricks for coding and STEAM in the classroom

eSchool News

Play can instead be structured for learning, which can benefit all involved by building relationships. Rather than the teacher being the “master” of the class, different exercises can allow teachers to learn along with the students.

The Teacher Prep Program That Starts in High School


What we are doing is helping fast-forward kids so they're making some of those decisions that most adults make late in their college career, maybe even into their first career,” says Chad Wilson, who directs the careers program, Center for Advanced Professional Studies, or CAPS.

New Program Helps Teachers, Students Explore AI


The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) and General Motors (GM) have partnered on a multi-year initiative that includes professional learning for teachers and hands-on school based pilots. Exposure to AI and machine learning research and development. ?


Using STEAM to Prepare Students for the Global Economy

“We have students who are passionate, engaged and comfortable with technology, yet students are living in silos and not equipped with the 21 st century skills which they genuinely need to be part of the global workforce of tomorrow.” Global STEM Education.


How to measure edtech impact in the ESSA era

eSchool News

The Education Technology Industry Network (ETIN) and Empirical Education Inc. For example, publishing the best evaluation out of five that were conducted will not help the market learn. How-to IT Newsletter Policy School Administration Technologies Top News

Strategies for Closing the Digital Equity Gap

Professional Learning. When we think about professional learning in this new era of education, it is not a linear process. Schools need to create a sense of urgency by supporting the professional learning of their teachers and coaches.