Day: November 6, 2020

This Week at DE: Week of November 8

 

Hi everyone! My name is Marla Wilsonand I’m the Executive Director of our STEM Careers Coalition at Discovery Education. In case you’re unfamiliar, our STEM Careers Coalition is a first-of-its-kind initiative powered by corporate leaders to impact the culture of STEM education in K – 12 schools nationwide.

 

 

You can explore career videos of real-world STEM professionals, plus a special series highlighting solution seekers who have pivoted their STEM skills to help contribute to the global effort to stop the spread of COVID-19. You can also check out STEM activities, career videos, Virtual Field Trips and

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Explore STEM Digital Learning Resources in Recognition of National STEM Day, November 8th

Discovery Education and leading corporate and community partners offer engaging, nocost digital learning resources to students, teachers, and families to help recognize National STEM Day. Held annually on November 8th, National STEM Day unites communities around the importance of teaching science, technology, engineering, and math to students in grades K-12. 

The STEM Careers Coalition is a leading contributor of a vast array of new standards-aligned STEM-focused resources. Sourced from industry leaders like API, Boeing, Chevron, and Microsoft, as well as content contributors Sanofi and GAF,  the Careers Portal features profiles and

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When race is relevant in headlines — and other news literacy lessons

The material comes from the project’s newsletter, the Sift, which takes the most recent viral rumors, conspiracy theories, hoaxes and journalistic ethics issues and turns them into timely lessons with discussion prompts and links. The Sift, which is published weekly during the school year, has more than 10,000 subscribers, most of them educators.

The News Literacy Project also offers a program called Checkology, a browser-based platform designed for students in grades 6 through 12 that helps prepare the next generation to easily identify misinformation. Checkology is available free to educators, students, school districts and parents. Since 2016, more than

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