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Teachers are asking for extra holidays and mental health resources to fight burnout

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Scott Simon speaks with Sobia Sheikh, a math teacher in northwest Washington state, about teacher burnout.

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When a Hyundai is also the family home

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Veronica Vargas helps her children get ready for bed. The three boys sleep in the back of the SUV while Vargas and her partner, Alex, work the overnight shift.

To keep their three kids in a sought-after public school district, one family sleeps in a car in the parking lot of a Pennsylvania Walmart while the parents work the overnight shift at the store.

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Emily Oster: Why wasn't the US tracking the spread of COVID-19 in schools?

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Emily Oster on the TED Stage.

In summer 2020, parents faced so many unknowns when it came to sending kids to school. Economist Emily Oster describes how she started collecting data nationwide to help parents decide for themselves.

(Image credit: Robert Leslie / TED)

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STEM Day Learning Resources from Our Social Impact Partners

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In conjunction with leading social impact partners, Discovery Education is offering engaging digital learning resources to students, teachers, and families to support National STEM Day observances nationwide. Held annually on November 8th, National STEM Day unites communities in celebrating the importance of teaching science, technology, engineering, and math to students in grades K-12. Discovery Education is the worldwide?EdTech?leader whose state-of-the-art digital platform supports learning wherever it takes place.

Explore hundreds of resources tailored to STEM teaching and learning wherever it takes place. Among the content are resources from educational initiatives created in collaboration with leading social impact partners, such as:

STEM Careers Coalition™ – Afterschool and Post-Secondary Resources
A coalition of industry partners – such as Caterpillar Foundation, ASME, Procter & Gamble, Microsoft, Boeing, American Petroleum Institute, Chevron, and Stanley Black & Decker – collaborates with Discovery Education to create a culture of STEM education in K-12 schools nationwide. By empowering educators to teach STEM effectively in the classroom and fostering equity and access to quality education, the STEM Careers Coalition™ is building the next generation of solution-seekers. Among the new resources now available to educators, parents, and families are a series of afterschool and post-secondary resources. Created in partnership with industry leaders, these resources further support teachers’ efforts to integrate STEM teaching and learning into instruction with ready-made activities featuring step-by-step educator guides suitable for the classroom, the remote environment, or wherever learning is taking place.

Dig Into Mining – Teacher Resources
Through Dig Into Mining – The Story of Copper, parents and teachers can access dynamic no-cost tools that are aligned to standards and designed to help students develop key STEM, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills. Students in grades 6-12 will explore how metals such as copper are used in everyday life.

3M Young Scientist Lab – Science at Home
Turn to simple, ready-to-use experiments from?the?3M?Young Scientist?Lab – a program from 3M and Discovery Education to foster a new generation of scientists who are inspired to improve the world with science. Challenge kids to?utilize common household items to reinforce core scientific principles.?From engineering with marshmallows to chemistry with baking soda, you can help inspire STEM solution seekers geared to change the world while also sharing a laugh.

Girls4Tech – Video Topic Series
Girls4Tech is Mastercard’s signature STEM program for middle and high school girls to inspire and excite girls to pursue STEM. Girls4Tech helps educators bring a fresh new perspective to critical real-world issues in cyber with hands-on interactives and empowering career profiles. The new Video Topic Series takes STEM from theory to practice, exploring issues like cybersecurity in everyday life and the ways that artificial intelligence can be used for social good.

Siemens STEM Day – Classroom Activities
Designed for students in grades K-12, these classroom activities from Siemens STEM Day – a program from Siemens and Discovery Education – bring science, technology, engineering, and math to life inside and outside the classroom. A new selection of 10 activities empowers students to discover key STEM topics like manufacturing, energy, and information technology.

“I love connecting my students to exciting STEM opportunities and activities that help them start thinking like solution seekers,” said Jodi Doster, a Science and Art Teacher in the Bristol Bay Borough School District of Alaska. “With content from Discovery Education and their social impact partners, I know I have access to high-quality and standards-aligned resources curated to their interests and learning styles.”

Discover even more digital resources on the STEM Careers channel in the Discovery Education K-12 learning platform. The STEM Careers channel features content including career profiles, student activations, classroom activities, virtual field trips, and more highlighting a wide range of fascinating STEM careers. Every month, Discovery Education adds hundreds of new resources—from ready-to-use activities to immersive videos and Virtual Field Trips to podcasts and curated channels. Each resource is culturally authentic, reflects the diversity of today’s world, and includes embedded supports, like closed captioning, text-to-speech, and language translations.

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University of Florida faces investigation after blocking professors from voting case

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A voter cast his ballots during the Miami General Municipal and Special Elections in Miami-Dade County at Miami Beach Fire Department - Station 3 on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021 in Miami Beach, Fla.

The school has been asked by its accrediting body why it denied a request by three professors to serve as paid experts in a lawsuit against the state's controversial new elections law.

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Your public school kid's lunch might be served on a pizza slice box. Here's why

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For many public school districts, meals like this Mandarin chicken at Compass Elementary in Kansas City are the culmination of a kind of treasure hunt to source food.

Labor issues are making staples of school dining hard to find, triggering the worst supply chain headaches these institutions have faced in years. "It's like a ginormous hurricane," one official says.

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My interview with Big Blue Button

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I recently had a chance to keynote Big Blue Button’s first-ever Global Conference. Afterward, I sat down (virtually) with Robert Hocking and we chatted about some deeper learning concepts that I had mentioned in my talk.

The half-hour video on ‘major shifts in education‘ is below. I hope that it’s useful to you. My favorite part is probably from 18:55 to 20:27 when we discuss struggling students who come alive when we provide them with a kind of different learning space.

Happy viewing!

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Children ages 5 to 11 are a step closer to being eligible for the Pfizer vaccine

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Children ages 5-11 are a step closer to being eligible for the Pfizer COVID vaccine. It's a lower-dose formulation and expected to go to an advisory panel of the CDC next.

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Virginia's race for governor is a test for Democrats' — and Trump's — staying power

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President Biden, right, reacts after speaking at a rally for Democratic gubernatorial candidate and former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Tuesday in Arlington, Va. McAuliffe will face Republican Glenn Youngkin in the election on Nov. 2.

Voters in Virginia will choose a new governor Tuesday. Former Gov. Terry McAuliffe, a Democrat, is running for his seat again, while Republican businessman Glenn Youngkin is a first-time candidate.

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College enrollment plummeted during the pandemic. This fall, it's even worse

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A majority of students at Los Angeles City College, the United States

The pandemic has seen far fewer students go to college — that trend continued this fall, according to preliminary data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.

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