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Racing Extinction: #StartWith1Thing Virtual Field Trip

Immerse your students in one of the most significant scientific challenges facing this generation and inspire them to problem-solve for their future. We invite all middle and high school students to join us live from the Smithsonian's National Zoo on November 18th at 1:00 PM EST for the 45 minute Racing Extinction virtual field trip to learn why most biologists believe one-half of Earth's higher life forms will be extinct by 2100, why it's important to address this loss of biodiversity, and what can be done to prevent it.

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Polar Bears International

Every fall, we stream live webcasts from the tundra during the annual polar bear migration in Churchill, MB, Canada, the Polar Bear Capital of the World! You're invited to join us to meet and talk with world-renowned scientists and educators as Arctic winds shake the Tundra Buggies and polar bears prowl outside. All webcasts air LIVE on our Polar Bear TV and are archived for later viewing. Learn More

Kilimanjaro Expedition

From September 23 - October 1, a team of 10 Students, 12 Educators, and 4 Scientists representing 5 different countries, Nigeria, Oman, South Africa, Tanzania, and the United States, will attempt to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro, one of the world's seven Summits, and the tallest mountain on the African continent. Learn More

Let’s All Be Math People

When is the last time you bought 42 watermelons? A student at Woodlawn Beach Middle School in Florida told us recently that she saw a textbook that had a math problem about buying 42 watermelons. “Who does that?” she asked. Unless they own a grocery store or a fruit stand, the answer is: no one. To me, this type of silly question captures the essence of our national challenge in teaching mathematics today. Read More

Getting Your Students in Top Shape With Performance Tasks

As teachers, we’re inundated with flash-in-the-pan jargon and lingo. I never heard of “performance task” before I became a content specialist and curriculum writer a few years ago. At first, it might seem like it’s just a fancy way of saying a “lesson.” But a lesson could describe anything a teacher does in class with students–watching a video, leading a lecture, assigning worksheets, even nap time. A performance task requires students to actively engage in a learning activity, aligned to both skills and content, with the opportunity for real-time feedback and growth. Read More

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A digital textbook series, built from scratch for today's learners and current outcomes, engages students with dynamic, multimodal content and an inquiry approach. Employing the latest techniques in formative learning, data, and motivation, Techbook includes robust professional development to ensure success with digital transition.

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A global community of education professionals that are passionate about transforming the learning experience with digital media, the Discovery Educator Network connects members across town and around the world through social media, virtual conferences and in-person events.

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