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5 Tips to Manage Student Anxiety When Returning to the Classroom

5 Tips to Manage Student Anxiety When Returning to the Classroom

66% of students are anxious about returning to school, according to the Recovery Village. During COVID-19, many students adjusted to learning from home and being around their families more often. As the world begins to re-open, psychologists are noticing higher general and separation anxiety rates in children as they return to the classroom. (Child Mind Institute). When you prepare your classroom for in-person learning, it is crucial to cater to students’ increased anxiety and foster a learning environment where they feel safe. Continue reading

Navigating the Digital Human Experience

Navigating the Digital Human Experience

The digital human experience. What is it? Who builds it? How to we navigate it? What jobs and industries might be created in this new space? In today’s blog we take the first few steps into navigating this experience through an exhibit curated by Matthew Hodge, an Interactive Game Design teacher at CART, an indie game developer, and our guide through this new digital landscape. Continue reading

Meet a few of our favorite LGBTQIA+ Scientists

Meet a few of our favorite LGBTQIA+ Scientists

Dr Sally Ride made history in 1983 as the first American woman and the first recorded LGBTQIA+ person to travel in space. After retiring from NASA, Sally worked with universities, co-wrote seven science books, and directed educational programs to foster student interest in STEM. She also co-founded @sallyridescienceatucsandiego with her partner and friends. Dr. Lauren … Continue reading

Top 3 ways to Celebrate Robotics Week

Top 3 ways to Celebrate Robotics Week

This year National Robotics Week is April 3-11, but here at DSC we are celebrating ALL. MONTH. LONG. While the ways to celebrate our truly endless, we thought we would highlight 3 of our favorites that will work for any classroom set up! Whether your students are in the classroom or learning from home, there are still plenty of ways to celebrate robotics week Continue reading

Ed Tech Tools to help beat the COVID Slide

Ed Tech Tools to help beat the COVID Slide

Last week we talked about the impact that COVID- 19 has had on education this year. As renaissance reported, students seem to be performing well in reading, but are really starting to fall behind in math. What can we do to help students stay on track and improve learning outcomes while they learn virtually? Reading … Continue reading

5 Tips for Supporting STEAM Culture in Education 

5 Tips for Supporting STEAM Culture in Education 

Effective STEAM learning requires a culture and environment that allows students to practice creative problem solving, computational thinking, and other skills vital for entering tomorrow’s workforce. Creating a new learning culture can feel overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be! Here are our top 5 tips for supporting STEAM culture in Education. Continue reading