TGR EDU: Explore

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.

How to Employ a Differentiated Mindset When Teaching STEM

By Eric Moore and Jason Porter, STEM Educators and Directors at TGR Foundation
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When we facilitate professional development events, there’s often a common theme: teachers understand the importance of active STEM teaching and learning, but don’t always know how to implement it in a way that supports the diverse needs of their students. In our work with TGR EDU: Explore, a partnership between TGR Foundation and Discovery Education, we provide guidance to educators on how to prepare students for success through active, engaging instruction.

Turn Failure Into a Catalyst for Future Success

By LeAnn Simmerman, Teacher of the Gifted, Maury County Public Schools, TN
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Failure can be a painful experience for anyone, but is especially tough for teens who are still forming a sense of self. When people experience failure, they often report feelings of embarrassment, shame and depression. Teens can perceive failure as a judgment – final, condemning and irreversible.

Linking Passion to Purpose with Virtual Field Trips

by Josh Prater, United States History Teacher at Pasadena ISD – Sam Rayburn High School
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Simply say the words ‘field’ and ‘trip’ in front of a classroom of students, and the excitement becomes visible. While teachers have always known the value that field trips bring, we also are familiar with the logistical planning and budgeting that goes into them. 

TGR EDU: Explore Helps Students ‘Discover their Passion’ through Exploration

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By - Josh Prater, United States History Teacher, Pasadena Independent School District, Sam Rayburn High School

Students are constantly reminded about the importance of preparing for college and career, but the responsibility is a shared one. Educators and parents play a large role in ensuring that students are equipped with the proper skillset and knowledge to navigate life post-high school, and are motivated to succeed.

Tiger Woods Foundation and Discovery Education Promote Student Exploration of Innovative Careers in Tech

"Career Connections: Transforming Passion into Purpose at Facebook" Virtual Field Trip Transports Students to Silicon Valley to Explore Innovative Tech Careers at Facebook
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The Tiger Woods Foundation (TWF) and Discovery Education – the leading provider of digital education content and professional development for K-12 classrooms – have collaborated to captivate students, empower teachers and transform classrooms with customized solutions that increase academic achievement.

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