21st Century Learning
Discovery Education Offers Services to Bolster STEM Learning and Leadership
Discovery Education is now offering three new learning systems designed to boost science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) capacity in K-12 classrooms. The new services address professional development, coaching and STEM curriculum development.
Discovery’s new offerings include the following:
- STEM Foundations includes a variety of professional learning experiences for educators and administrators and is designed to create a foundational understanding of STEM instruction and leadership.
- STEMformation is a three-year system for professional learning and leadership created to build and sustain a culture of STEM teaching and learning, with a focus on developing high-quality STEM lessons.
- STEM Leader Corps is a four-year system for professional learning and leadership intended to build and sustain a culture of STEM teaching and learning.
In a press release, Tim Wyrosdick, superintendent of Santa Rosa County School District (FL), said, “Discovery Education’s STEM professional development and resources will help Santa Rosa County School District build the innovative learning environments our teachers and students need, and support our educators in delivering world-class STEM instruction for every student, every day.”
Cindy Moss, Discovery Education’s director of Global STEM initiatives, added, “We are looking forward to partnering with school districts across the country to empower their educators to integrate STEM concepts into instruction and promote the growth of the critical STEM skills their students need for college, careers and citizenship.”
Greg Thompson is a freelance writer based in Fort Collins, CO.