Elementary Schools

Explore Tech Careers and Experiences with the Tech for Tomorrow Virtual Field Trip On-Demand

If you missed the premiere of the Tech for Tomorrow Virtual Field Trip (VFT), an exploration of The Tech Interactive science and technology center in San Jose, CA and road trip through Silicon Valley featuring tech professionals, you can watch it on-demand anytime!  Boy was it worth it!! 

The Tech Interactive and Discovery Education partnered to create Tech for Tomorrow to provide EVERY student a virtual pass to The Tech Interactive’s most exciting exhibits and encourage students in classrooms across the country to innovate for a better world. 

This VFT provides an incredible opportunity to expose

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Good STEM Fun, Any Way You Slice It

Discovery Education Celebrates National Pi Day 

*Can you guess which iconic mathematical thinker was born on March 14th?* 

No Pattern, No Problem 

Where to begin with Pi? At the end? That might take awhile – seeing as there is none! But actually, that’s what people love about this mysterious mathematical constant: it’s never-ending string of digits, which we generally shorten to 3.14, but which are indeed infinite. Being probably the most famous example in the world of an irrational number, Pi cannot be written as a ratio of two integers, meaning it has a

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STEM Careers Coalition: Top 3 SOS Instructional Strategies for Successful Career Exploration in the Classroom

The STEM Careers Coalition is a first-of-its-kind coalition of industry partners that have joined forces with Discovery Education to impact the culture of STEM education in K – 12 schools nationwide. The Coalition’s mission is to empower educators to teach STEM effectively in the classroom, foster equity and access to quality education, and build the next generation of solution-seekers at no-cost to schools. 

One of the most powerful resources available to all educators at no cost through the Coalition is the ever-expanding Careers Portalwhich features profiles of actual employees working in STEM careers at Coali

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Celebrate #InternationalDayofHappiness and Build Happiness Skills with SEL Resources from Discover Your Happy

Contributed with Diego Vela, an upper middle and high school teacher at Colegio Inglés Americano, A.C. in Monterrey, Nuevo León, México.

Since 2013, the United Nations has celebrated the International Day of Happiness as a way to recognize the importance of happiness in the lives of people around the world. This year’s recognition event will take place on March 20th, and there is no better way to celebrate than integrating resources in your classroom that help students develop their happiness skills!

Studies show that two out of three American teens are stressed and many don’t know how

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March 2020: Celebrating Pi Day

What is it about pi that makes it so intriguing? Is it the fact it never ends? Is it the fact we all remember the formula we learned in math class and still use when we are sewing, or creating a playground, or simply drawing a circle? Pi is the ratio of the circumference to the diameter of a circle, which means that the circumference of a circle is equal to 2 time pi times the radius of the circle. The common formula we use for that is  C = 2 pi r (Tip: To type the pi symbol on

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