Resources from TGR EDU: EXPLORE Empowers Educators with Access and Tools Necessary to Transform Teaching During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond
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.
June 5th No-Cost Virtual Experience Helps Educators Engage with Students on the Topic of Sustainability in the Era of Remote Learning and Observe World Environment Day
SILVER SPRING, Md., May 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ - In celebration of World Environment Day, Itron and Discovery Education—the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms—present the Internet of Things: Infinite Possibilities Virtual Field Trip, premiering on June 5, 2020. Students and families can register for the no-cost field trip here.
Innovative No-Cost Dynamic Digital Content Building STEM Thinking Earns Prestigious Industry Recognition
SILVER SPRING, Md., May 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) – the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries – recently announced the winners of the 2020 CODiE Awards in education technology. Arconic Foundation and Discovery Education was named Best STEM Instructional Solution in the Grades 6-12 category for their Manufacture Your Future initiative.
In March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) Director General Tedros Adhanom stated that, “All countries must strike a fine balance between protecting health, minimizing economic and social disruption, and respecting human rights.” The COVID-19 global pandemic impacts all sectors of society, to which human rights serve as the cornerstone.
In developing its public school system, the United States deliberately departed from the traditional European model of channeling students from wealthy backgrounds into rigorous academic tracks, and those from the working-class into vocational ones.
Instead, as Harvard economists Claudia Goldin and Lawrence Katz note in their book The Race Between Education and Technology, the aim was to provide universal comprehensive education to every child.
Toyota and Discovery Education Announce TeenDrive365 Video Challenge Winners as Part of Digital Learning Program Supporting Students’ Lifelong Safe Driving Habits
SILVER SPRINGS, Md. Thursday, May 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Toyota and Discovery Education announced the winners of the TeenDrive365 Video Challenge, a national safe-driving public service announcement competition for high school students. From the nearly 1,000 submissions across all 50 states, ten winners were selected, along with 24 state merit prizes and one People’s Choice winner. See all the winners at teendrive365.com.
Giving students what they need to achieve their dreams is a shared goal of many educators, leaders, and families. Yet financial education is too often left out of that equation, because talking finances can be intimidating and confusing.
By Megan Skipworth, Chapin High School, El Paso Independent School District
As schools and districts make the shift to remote instruction, students and their families need access to quality resources that are both engaging and fun – design challenges are a great example.
Design thinking helps learners solve real-world problems using creativity and critical thinking skills.
To help your family stay busy during the COVID-19 pandemic, I’ve compiled three design challenge activities from TGR EDU: Explore that will allow your student to explore, design and test solutions at home.