Celebrate a continual story of progress and self-empowerment during Black History Month with Discovery Education resources to inspire tomorrow’s activists and innovators. Spark a year-long dialogue with your students about the many remarkable people, events, and accomplishments that continue to help shape our nation.
Watch as author, commentator, and attorney Van Jones shares amazing words of inspiration with a group of student activists in the For the Present and the Future Virtual Field Trip. Van Jones uses intimate stories from his own life to show students that passion and purpose are the secrets to a successful life and career. Students will get tips on how they can make a positive impact in their own communities.
Help build a more equitable and inclusive STEM workforce with NEW multimedia Career Profiles. Students can go behind-the-scenes with a diverse group of inspiring real-world problem-solvers working in industries of all kinds. Learn how a love of building blocks can be used to build a successful job as an Aircraft Assembly Repairman, or dive into the amazing ways that a Project Manager’s team manages superstorms in the middle of the ocean using engineering expertise!
Explore these and other curated resources highlighting the contributions of Black leaders in the African American Experiences channel in Discovery Education Experience.
Special Events Recognizing Diversity in STEM
Tuesday, February 16th at 6 p.m. EST
Join a professional learning session led by Dr. Robert Corbin to learn how to integrate the new collection of STEM careers content spotlighting Black leaders into lessons. During the session, dive into the over 200 resources designed to uncover students’ STEM skills to activate future solution seekers. This exciting content includes resources ranging from hands-on student activations and lessons to the extensive database of career profiles and family activities. Learn more and register.
Tuesday, February 23rd at 2 p.m. EST
Join the STEM Careers Coalition for the Diversity in STEM Discussions, a thought leadership series designed to bring leaders of industry together with district-level and classroom educators to engage in an honest and thought-provoking dialogue around breaking down barriers and establishing concrete ways to foster equitable opportunities for the next generation of black engineers in leadership. Learn more and register.