Over 65 years ago, DNA was discovered by Rosalind Franklin, Maurice Wilkins, James Watson and other colleagues. Today, their discovery is the cornerstone research on which life-saving cures to disease, cancer, and more is based.
To enhance virtual learning and ignite innovation, TeenDrive365 – a program created in partnership with Toyota and Discovery Education teaching safe driving habits for teens and new drivers through no-cost standards aligned digital content – offers students a series of interactive field trips that share with them remarkable experiences and amazing places, without ever leaving their home. These virtual field trips also help parents keep kids engaged and learning.
SILVER SPRINGS, Md. Tuesday, April 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ – To aid school systems implementing remote learning initiatives resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, Discovery Education and the National Afterschool Association launched the Virtual Learning Response Fund.
Young people have the power to build successful futures by learning the importance of financial literacy early. There’s no time like the present Financial Literacy Month of April for students to dive into the world of economic education.
To make smart financial decisions, people need the right knowledge and skills. Surveys from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority have revealed that Americans have relatively low levels of financial literacy, which is critical for achieving and maintaining financial capability. The study also revealed that many Americans did not have access to financial education at the high school or college level.
Contributed by Sandy Swartz, M.Ed., Instructional Technology Trainer, St. Tammany Parish Public School System
In today’s classrooms, students need more than academic knowledge to thrive in college, careers and beyond. As a result, educators are dually tasked with increasing core subject comprehension and developing 21st-century skills, especially in STEM. Project-based learning (PBL) is designed to do both. By inviting students to solve real-world challenges in their own community, we can draw the connection between these modern skills and the changing world around us.
Digital Tools for Families Grow Kids’ Confidence to Say “NO” to Underage Drinking
SILVER SPRING, Md., April 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Parents are the leading influence on their kids’ decision to drink – or not to drink – alcohol. With students and families homebound during April, Alcohol Responsibility Month, they can turn to a diverse array of digital resources from Ask, Listen, Learn in partnership with Discovery Education to initiate conversations that help kids say “YES” to a healthy lifestyle and “NO” to underage drinking.
Public Voting Now Open through April 22 to Select the “People’s Choice” Student Winner
SILVER SPRING, Md., April 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Nearly 1,000 teens produced their own public service announcement on safe driving as part of the Toyota and Discovery Education TeenDrive365 Video Challenge. With the Top 10 finalists identified by a panel of judges, communities across the country now have the opportunity to vote for their favorite at teendrive365inschool.com/vote now until April 22, 2020.
Discovery Education guest blogger, Laura from Inner Explorer, talks about the importance of practicing happiness skills, particularly during the challenges of the global pandemic.
Yesterday, I received a package from my sister in law, Marsha, with a beautiful homemade face mask. Gratitude washed over me. Her generosity released a cascade of feelings that researchers acknowledge lead to happiness.