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Discovery Education Launches STEM Connect

Discovery Education Launches STEM Connect

Discovery Education today debuted the newest addition to its family of digital services. STEM Connect is a web-based supplemental K-8 resource that allows educators to create engaging STEM lessons to strengthen students’ critical thinking skills.

STEM Connect is built on a 4Cs STEM skills framework that aims to help students develop the creative, critical thinking, communication, and collaboration skills needed for success beyond graduation.

Features include:

  • Real-World Challenges – Inspired by the National Academy of Engineering’s Grand Challenges for Engineering and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
  • Career Connections – STEM Connect provides students with opportunities to learn about diverse STEM careers in context
  • Content Connection Activities - From math and literacy to the arts and health, the Content Connection activities ask students to apply appropriate grade-level skills
  • Hands-On Activities – STEM Connect offers a variety of hands-on activities
  • Global STEM Solution Seekers – In select units, students connect via GlobalLab, a global student laboratory, to share data and collaborate with others around the world.

In addition to STEM Connect, Discovery Education offers a variety of professional development services and digital resources to school systems that provide additional support in building vibrant cultures of STEM teaching and learning.

For more information, visit www.discoveryeducation.com.