Students and teachers were forced to adapt to online learning this past year. The pivot gave them a chance to rethink how we teach - and how we learn.
Education was one of the pandemic’s first casualties. When schools closed overnight, students and teachers switched to virtual classrooms—a massive social experiment that hasn’t been easy on anyone. But it also revealed opportunities to rethink the ways in which we teach and what is most valuable in education.
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit and many schools moved classes online, teachers rapidly had to adjust to remote instruction. One of the biggest challenges for high school science teachers has been finding ways to transfer labs to a virtual space.
Purdue University’s Polytechnic Institute (Purdue Polytechnic) is receiving support from major technology companies for the college’s Smart Manufacturing program and facilities. Microsoft, Rockwell Automation, PTC, Endress+Hauser, Foundry Education Foundation, International Society of Automation, and the US-DoE Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CESMII) are collaborating to support faculty and staff of the Polytechnic as they transform learning to prepare the next generation of graduates specializing in 21st-century manufacturing technologies.
100% of #Fight4Literacy donations will give literacy to children in communities across the country
Memphis, Tenn., January, 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ – International Paper announces its support for childhood literacy by teaming up with Coaching for Literacy and its #Fight4Literacy Games presented by International Paper. This is the fourth year of the partnership, but new for the 2020-2021 season, International Paper is the presenting sponsor of all #Fight4Literacy Games, which take place at collegiate basketball games across the country.
Students and families surpass five-day 100,000 minute math learning challenge
Rockwell Automation, in partnership with MIND Research Institute and Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS), launched its first Milwaukee Math Week Challenge on Monday, Dec. 14, at 8 a.m. through midnight Friday, Dec. 18. With so many kids today relying on virtual schooling, Milwaukee Math Week offered a fun way for students and families to play a game together while strengthening core math, reading, and science skills.
Announcing Tetra Tech's achievement in becoming an accredited training organization for APMG International's Certified Public-Private Partnership Professional (CP3P) Foundation program
December 23, 2020, Arlington, Virginia /3BL Media/ - Tetra Tech’s Institute for Public-Private Partnerships (IP3) is pleased to announce our achievement in becoming an accredited training organization for APMG International's Certified Public-Private Partnership Professional (CP3P) Foundation program. There are currently fewer than 25 CP3P accredited training organizations worldwide.
FedEx is a proud supporter of seven diverse scholarship organizations focused on increased access to higher educational opportunities and leadership development. For the last four years, FedEx has supported the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) through direct scholarships and the Fund’s annual Leadership Institute to help increase the pipeline of diverse talent for internships and employment.