Vote for the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge Improving Lives Award Winner

3M and Discovery Education Invite the Education Community to Vote for the Innovation They Think Will Improve the Most Lives
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SILVER SPRING, Md., September 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ - 3M and Discovery Education today welcome students, teachers, and communities nationwide to help identify the winner of the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge Improving Lives Award. Selected through a nationwide online vote, the Improving Lives Award highlights one project from the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge top 10 finalists the public believes has the potential to change the most lives.

CITGO, Stanley Black & Decker, and Discovery Education Invite Students to Solve Real-World Problems for a Chance to Win $50,000

Call for Entries Now Open for Nationwide Challenges
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SILVER SPRING, Md., September 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Supporting educators in the use of project-based learning, CITGO Petroleum Corporation, Stanley Black & Decker, and Discovery Education introduce two student challenges. Both the CITGO Fueling Education Challenge and the Stanley Black & Decker Making for Good Challenge are now open for entries to middle and high school students nationwide, showcasing creative problem-solving applied to real-world issues.

Quick Tools to Help Build Resilient Teen Happiness

By: Emiliana Simon-Thomas, PhD, Senior Director at the Greater Good Science Center

According to the Centers for Disease Control, symptoms of anxiety and depression are on the rise due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. That includes for teens and young adults, 25% of whom said they seriously considered suicide in the past month. The inability to fix what is wrong or cope with stress and anxiety can negatively impact different facets of life including health, relationships, and academic performance.

Bringing Equity to STEM Education

By David Tong, Director, TGR EDU: Create

At TGR EDU: Explore, our mission is to empower educators, students and families to achieve their best in their academic and professional lives. This work includes helping every learner develop problem-solving and decision-making skills with real-world applications outside the classroom.

New Social and Emotional Learning Initiative from the Dove Self-Esteem Project and Discovery Education Boosts Pre-Teen Confidence

'Amazing Me’ Elementary School Initiative Offers Research-Based Curriculum Resources for Educators, Students, and Families
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SILVER SPRINGS, Md., Thursday, September 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Research finds that 70-80% of girls do not share their opinions or try out for extracurricular activities due to low body confidence. Poor body image also negatively impacts academics, making it difficult to concentrate in class or participate in class discussions.

Free & Fun Resources That Connect Students to Careers


From the impacts of artificial intelligence to unexpected global events like COVID-19, the job market keeps changing. Keep students on the path to success with content that explores the wide world of work. Help students pursue their passions and uncover innovative careers in exciting industries with Discovery Education’s immersive career exploration resources made for middle and high school. 

USC Shoah Foundation and Discovery Education Award $10,000 to 2020 Stronger Than Hate Challenge Winners

Select Students Exemplify the Power of Youth Voices to Overcome Hate
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SILVER SPRING, Md., September 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ – USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education (USC Shoah Foundation), and Discovery Education announced today the winners of the 2020 Stronger Than Hate Challenge. The Challenge and the 2020 winners exemplify the power of youth voices to connect communities and the role of social and emotional learning in empowering students to overcome hate.

Two Financial Education Resources That Can Help Pave a Path to College

Jacqueline Collins Prester, a National Board Certified business teacher and instructional technology specialist at Mansfield High School in Massachusetts.

September is College Savings Month, which gives me a timely opportunity to talk to my students about the importance of good financial habits they can use to help build their dreams. And the time is as critical as ever: 1 out of 6 students don’t currently have the baseline of economic knowledge they need to be successful long-term.

The Power of Data: How to Use Computational Thinking to Engage Students

The role and importance of trusted data in a global pandemic

By Pedro Delgado, 15 years teaching experience, 7th grade science and computer science 1 and 2 at Young Women’s STEAM Research & Preparatory Academy, Ignite My Future in School Learning Leader

In the modern workforce, professionals use a variety of skills to solve problems. It’s uncommon that a task would be siloed to one specific subject – instead, we tend to take a transdisciplinary approach, using skills from various areas.

Dynamic Digital Resources to Support Integrated Student Health


School keeps changing from in-person to hybrid to fully remote. This unbalancing can leave anyone, even kids, feeling uncertain. The good news? Kids are super flexible, capable, resilient, and optimistic – they have all of the tools needed to adapt to whatever school may look like while also staying healthy.


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