Over 65 years ago, deoxyribonucleic acid (more commonly referred to as DNA) was discovered by a team of scientists led by Rosalind Franklin, Maurice Wilkins, and James Watson. DNA impacts our lives each day, whether we realize it or not. From helping us to understand and fight diseases like cancer to providing juries information to setting wrongly convicted prisoners free and a billion ways in between, DNA is a critical part of our lives.
How much students understand finance largely influences their ability to make smart financial decisions in the future, according to research from Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. Simply put, the more you know about finances and managing money, the better you’ll be at it.
We all need some good news right now, especially related to education and student progress. Research shows that since 2003 conversations about alcohol between parents and their kids have increased 73%, and during that same time, underage drinking has declined 50%.
by Jodi Doster, Science and Art Teacher, Bristol Bay Borough School District
In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, schools have adapted instruction to meet the challenge of continuing students' education. As the pandemic continues, special attention needs to be paid to students’ mental health.
SILVER SPRING, Md., March 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Discovery Education and leading corporate and community partners are offering K-12 educators and students three engaging new virtual field trips (VFT) debuting in April and May. Focused on an array of diverse topics, these new virtual field trips connect learning to the real-world through relevant and timely digital content that supports learning wherever it takes place. Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms.
by Victoria Lowe, Model Teacher, New York City Department of Education District 8
Each day, educators find that many of their students are struggling with self-esteem, relationship issues, anxiety, and general stress. COVID-19 has interrupted students’ continuity of learning, left them missing friends and school, deprived them of the normalcy and connections of sports and activities. Unfortunately, in some cases, the pandemic has forced students to deal with additional hardships including job losses in their families, sickness, and death.
Lesson Plans Not Clicking? Try Computational Thinking.
by Shakirah Thomas, Special Education Case Manager and 8th Grade U.S. History & ELAR at Jackson Intermediate from the Pasadena Independent School District
One of the things I love most about being an educator is having the opportunity to learn something new from my students each and every day. My teaching style is very collaborative, and every lesson is an opportunity to teach learners not just about education, but about life.
Written by Rodney G. Crouse, M. Ed., 5th Grade Teacher at Reedy Fork Elementary in North Carolina
The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that while we’ve made great strides in improving equity in schools, gaps remain. It also demonstrates the fact that student’s social and emotional well-being is inextricably linked to success in school. Research shows that self-esteem is critical for education, no matter the discipline. Simply put, confident kids are happy, healthy, and successful.
Educators, Students, and Families Receive Access to Dynamic Learning Resources for SEL Day
SILVER SPRING, Md., March 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Educators, students, and families are invited to explore social-emotional learning with dynamic digital resources from Discovery Education and its diverse network of partners. In recognition of the second annual Social and Emotional Learning Day (March 26), the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum and professional learning presents communities no-cost content for wherever learning takes place.