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Celebrate DNA Day With No-Cost Virtual Learning Resources Provided by Illumina

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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.

Toyota and Discovery Education Ignite Innovation and Exploration for Homebound Students Through Virtual Field Trips

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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.

New Virtual Learning Response Fund Enlists the Private Sector to Support Remote Instruction During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

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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. 

Empowering Educators and Families With the Resources to Help Students Achieve Successful Financial Futures

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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.

Help Students Understand the Fundamentals of Finance

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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.

Discovery Education to Inspire the Next Generation of Coders Through New Digital Service

Discovery Education’s Coding Provided at No-Cost to All Discovery Education Experience Users Through the Remainder of the Year to Help Educators Engage Remote Students
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Using Project-Based Learning to Develop 21st Century Skills

Contributed by Sandy Swartz, M.Ed., Instructional Technology Trainer, St. Tammany Parish Public School System
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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.

Virtual Learning Resources From Responsibility.org’s Ask, Listen, Learn and Discovery Education Spark Conversations at Home During Alcohol Responsibility Month

Digital Tools for Families Grow Kids’ Confidence to Say “NO” to Underage Drinking
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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.

Top 10 Finalists Announced by Toyota and Discovery Education in the 2020 TeenDrive365 Video Challenge

Public Voting Now Open through April 22 to Select the “People’s Choice” Student Winner
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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.

Gratitude and 5 Other Steps to Happiness

By Laura Bakosh, Ph.D. Co-Founder, Inner Explorer
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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.

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