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National FFA Organization, John Deere and Discovery Education Team Up to Introduce the Next Generation of Manufacturers to Innovative and Accessible Careers In STEM

‘Careers that Innovate’ virtual field trip to spotlight opportunities in engineering, technology and advanced manufacturing as a pathway to 21st century skill-building and career readiness
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SILVER SPRING, Md., April 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The National FFA Organization, John Deere, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, are teaming up to host a new Virtual Field Trip entitled John Deere: Careers that Innovate on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. ET/10:00 a.m.

The Top 10 Classroom-Ready Computational Thinking Resources for K-12

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By Dacia Jones, Professional Development Specialist at Discovery Education

The need to prepare students for the future of work is now imperative. To address essential 21st century skills in our nation’s K-12 school system, educators are turning toward a new framework for problem-solving: computational thinking.

Teens Changing Driving Behavior: Finalists Announced in National Public Service Announcement Challenge

Public can vote online for People's Choice winner until April 24
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Silver Spring, MD, Tuesday, April 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ –  A short video message from teens to their peers to encourage safe driving habits might be all that is needed to avoid dangerous driving situations. That is the premise behind the Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge, which drew more than 1,300 entries from students across the country.

Working and Living on Mars: Students Win National Generation Beyond Competition to Design Orbiting Science Lab, Living Space for Astronauts on Mars Mission

Student winners from Portland, OR and Skokie, IL announced at USA Science & Engineering Festival
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Silver Spring, MD., Monday, April 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Lockheed Martin is working on technologies that will make deep-space travel possible, like building the spacecraft that will go to Mars.

Discovery Education Partnerships: Getting Students Ready to Learn

Partnerships with youth service organizations address students' health and safety needs
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Studies tell us that students perform better at school when they are physically and emotionally healthy. They miss fewer classes, are able to concentrate better on their schoolwork, are less likely to engage in antisocial or risky behavior and earn higher marks.

The Val Skinner Foundation, Discovery Education, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Rutgers School of Public Health Promote Nationwide Effort to Decode Cancer

Nationwide Effort to Inspire Science Literacy, Cancer Education and Awareness Among STEM-Motivated Youth
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The Val Skinner Foundation, Discovery Education, the LIFE Center at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and the Rutgers School of Public Health are committed to supporting the study of cancer in the classroom. To achieve this, the organizations have collaborated to inspire science literacy and cancer awareness among high school students across the United States.

How Computational Thinking is Transforming Transdisciplinary Learning Through a Unique Approach

Educators spark discussion in ‘Ignite My Future In School’ webisode, a free professional development series offered by TATA Consultancy Services and Discovery Education
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For better or worse, technology is pervasive in the workplace, school and home. All industries depend on computers to maintain our quality of life, and many tech companies continue to experiment and invest in new technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) at an accelerated rate.

The projected growth of unfilled STEM careers is old news to employers and educators alike as we face the facts of the future - today.

Simple Strategies to Transform Transdisciplinary Learning with Computational Thinking

Educators spark discussion in ‘Ignite My Future In School’ webisode, a free professional development series offered by TATA Consultancy Services and Discovery Education
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For better or worse, technology is pervasive in the workplace, school and home. All industries depend on computers to maintain our quality of life, and many tech companies continue to experiment and invest in new technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) at an accelerated rate.

The projected growth of unfilled STEM careers is old news to employers and educators alike as we face the facts of the future - today.

Discovery Education Teams Up With LG Electronics USA to Launch 'Discover Your Happy' Program That Combats Youth Stress With Science-Based Happiness Curriculum

Celebrating the International Day of Happiness, 'Discover Your Happy' Virtual Field Trip to Expose Students and Educators to the Science Behind Happiness
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Silver Spring, Md. (Thursday, March 15, 2018) /3BL Media/ – In celebration of the International Day of Happiness, LG Electronics USA has teamed up with Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, to launch Discover Your Happy – an exciting new program designed equip students nationwide with the skills for sustainable happiness. Studies assert that two out of three American teens are stressed and lack the tools needed to manage anxiety.

Stemming the Leak: 4 Ways to Encourage STEM in Your Middle Schooler

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Even though many Americans understand the importance of STEM education, children in the U.S. continue to lose interest in science, technology, engineering and math subjects at young ages.

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