Bring the Benefits of Computational Thinking into Your Classroom with Grab-and-Go Lessons from Ignite My Future

The number of computer science-related jobs continues to outpace the number of graduating students qualified to fill them. One key to encouraging students to consider computer science career pathways is the integration of computational thinking across subject areas. Computational thinking considers 21st century technology and overlaps it with key strategies to solve any given challenge. … Read more

Setting Students up for Success During the Summer with Digital Learning Resources for Parents & Families 

Ignite at-home learning and foster quality family interactions this summer with family resources from Discovery Education and our corporate and community partners!  HEALTH & WELLNESSHealthy habits are essential for students to maintain balance, even during the summer. Fortunately, families can learn to make healthier decisions together with a variety of interactive eTools that can be applied to improving students’ daily … Read more

Using Hands-On STEM Experiences to Connect Students to the World

Watch the June 22nd episode of Hands-On STEM on-demand! Hosted by Brandon Okpalobi, President and CEO of Dibia DREAM, Inc., students built a solar oven while discussing topics around renewable energy, sustainability, and engineering and meeting STEM professionals from API & Boeing! Active engagement is one of the best ways for students to learn new … Read more

Help Girls Build Cyber Skills to Secure the Future with Girls4Tech

Our world is changing faster than ever, and there has never been more opportunity for students to soar in STEM! As the 4th Industrial Revolution redefines life as we know it, students today are in a unique position to help build a better world for us all by harnessing the power of technological innovation. Girls4Tech, … Read more

Empowering Communities with New Culture-Based Prevention Resources

Discovery Education, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the National Indian Education Association (NIEA), have launched “Good Medicine Bundles,” a set of hands-on, standards-aligned resources for elementary and middle school students to address the nation’s opioid crisis and encourage resiliency through a Native approach to balance and wellness. Launched this spring, the … Read more

Empower Communities with New Culture-Based Prevention Resources

Discovery Education, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the National Indian Education Association (NIEA), have launched “Good Medicine Bundles,” a set of hands-on, standards-aligned resources for elementary and middle school students to address the nation’s opioid crisis and encourage resiliency through a Native approach to balance and wellness. Launched this spring, the … Read more

CITGO Fueling Education Challenge Winners Demonstrate the Problem-Solving Power of STEM

CITGO Petroleum Corporation and Discovery Education have announced the winners of the 2021 Fueling Education Challenge. Building upon the CITGO Fueling Education initiative with Discovery Education, students in grades 5-8 were asked to identify a community problem and share a solution aligned to one of the four following United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: safety and well-being, quality education, … Read more

Support Families & Help Students Build Confidence this Summer

Parents and caregivers have a huge influence on their student’s lives. With all of the challenges students have faced over the last year, the collective efforts of teachers and parents will be necessary to ensure student success. Help families easily integrate lessons on self-esteem and body confidence with family resources from Amazing Me. Developed in … Read more

Three Thoughtful Tips to Help High Schoolers Design Their Futures

By Guest Blogger Linda Hixson, Technology Teacher at Shenandoah Valley Jr/Sr High School in the Shenandoah Valley School District of Pennsylvania While moving into adulthood, teens are faced with a number of paths. Empowering students to select which path works best for them and determine how to best financially plan for the future are key … Read more

Curiosity, Creativity and STEM Can Solve Real-World Problems

Excerpt from the May 12th issue of  THE Journal By Guest Blogger & 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge Finalist Kyle Tianshi My passion for STEM has been driven by curiosity, creativity and a desire to improve the world we live in. I love that STEM provides a way to solve problems and improve lives – … Read more