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Sparking the Next Generation of Young Scientists with Science at Home

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With nearly 55 million students across the US still homebound due to COVID-19, STEM education has now moved from the classroom to the home.

TGR Foundation and Discovery Education Launch New Digital Professional Development Series

Resources from TGR EDU: EXPLORE Empowers Educators with Access and Tools Necessary to Transform Teaching During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond
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SILVER SPRING, Md., June 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ – TGR Foundation, A Tiger Woods Charity, and Discovery Education introduce the first module in a new series of no-cost digital professional learning resources empowering educators with new strategies to support student’s success in school and beyond. The professional development series for educators from TGR EDU: EXPLORE presents schools, particularly those from under-resourced communities, the access and materials needed to transform teaching during COVID-19 and beyond.

Keeping Communities Connected with STEM Education

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While STEM employment grew by 79% since 1990, according to Pew Research Center, diversity and inspiration gaps discourage millions of bright minds from pursuing the array of important STEM jobs.

Empowering US Schools to Defend Human Rights During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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In March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) Director General Tedros Adhanom stated that, “All countries must strike a fine balance between protecting health, minimizing economic and social disruption, and respecting human rights.” The COVID-19 global pandemic impacts all sectors of society, to which human rights serve as the cornerstone.

Georgia Teen Selected as Grand Prize Winner in National Teen Safe Driving PSA Competition

Toyota and Discovery Education Announce TeenDrive365 Video Challenge Winners as Part of Digital Learning Program Supporting Students’ Lifelong Safe Driving Habits
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SILVER SPRINGS, Md. Thursday, May 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Toyota and Discovery Education announced the winners of the TeenDrive365 Video Challenge, a national safe-driving public service announcement competition for high school students. From the nearly 1,000 submissions across all 50 states, ten winners were selected, along with 24 state merit prizes and one People’s Choice winner. See all the winners at teendrive365.com.

Harnessing the Power of Community Collaboration to Support Student Financial Education

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Giving students what they need to achieve their dreams is a shared goal of many educators, leaders, and families. Yet financial education is too often left out of that equation, because talking finances can be intimidating and confusing.

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

By Megan Skipworth, Chapin High School, El Paso Independent School District
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As schools and districts make the shift to remote instruction, students and their families need access to quality resources that are both engaging and fun – design challenges are a great example.

Design thinking helps learners solve real-world problems using creativity and critical thinking skills. 

To help your family stay busy during the COVID-19 pandemic, I’ve compiled three design challenge activities from TGR EDU: Explore that will allow your student to explore, design and test solutions at home. 

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Supporting Families With No-Cost Tools to Help Teens Be Vape Free

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The Food and Drug Administration reports that 5 million youth in the United States currently use e-cigarettes. That’s 1 in 4 high school students (27.5%) and 1 in 10 middle school students (10.5%).

The COVID-19 pandemic compounds the impacts of the vaping epidemic. Research shows that vaping increases a person’s chance of experiencing complications from upper respiratory illnesses, like the coronavirus.

The CVS Health Foundation and CATCH Global Foundation Premier New ‘Be Vape Free’ Virtual Field Trip April 30th in Partnership with Discovery Education

Virtual Learning Opportunity Empowers Students and Families to Make Healthier Science-Based Decisions About E-Cigarette Use
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SILVER SPRINGS, Md., Monday, April 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ – 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%). Vaping increases a person’s chance of experiencing complications from upper respiratory illnesses and some researchers believe there exists a relationship between vaping and COVID-19 patients.

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