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Discovery Education Streaming Plus Wins the Coveted EdTech ‘Cool Tool’ Award from EdTech Digest

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Streaming Plus Wins the Content Provider Solution Category as Discovery Education Places Five Finalists for the ‘Trendsetter’, ‘Cool Tool’, and ‘Edtech Leadership’ Awards

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Streaming Plus Wins the Content Provider Solution Category as Discovery Education Places Five Finalists for the ‘Trendsetter’, ‘Cool Tool’, and ‘Edtech Leadership’ Awards

Peñasquito’s SisEP Management Operating System Improves Efficiency and Productivity

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In its quest for continuous improvement, Peñasquito introduced the SisEP Management Operating System (MOS) enabling personnel to plan, prioritize and monitor activities more accurately. The availability of actionable real-time data significantly streamlined planning, increased efficiency and improved productivity netting the Peñasquito team a Global Excellence Award for Operational Excellence.

Peñasquito’s Predictive System Monitors Fatigue

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Fatigue, readiness and sleep health have become a critical component of health and safety in the workplace.  Fatigue is often invisible and difficult to predict, and it is among the most complex risks workers face today. Effective fatigue and readiness management require more than simply measuring the prior night’s sleep.

Goldcorp’s Peñasquito mine is staying alert to the risk of fatigue-related accidents and implementing a predictive system for monitoring fatigue as part of the site’s risk management.

Boeing and Discovery Education Launch New FUTURE U. Program to Inspire Student Careers in Aerospace Technology

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Innovative Aerospace Technology Program Encourages Students to Innovate in STEM and Aerospace, Offers Immersive Exploration of 21st Century Space Travel

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Innovative Aerospace Technology Program Encourages Students to Innovate in STEM and Aerospace, Offers Immersive Exploration of 21st Century Space Travel

Scotiabank Launches New Digital Mortgage Experience “Scotiabank eHOME"

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While sharing more details about eHOME, James O’Sullivan, Group Head, Canadian Banking, stated:

“This is a huge milestone in driving forward Scotiabank’s digital transformation strategy. We are committed to investing in technology that delivers thoughtful solutions for our customers.”

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Video | Arrow Electronics and Close the Gap Go on a Digital Training Tour through Kenya

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Arrow Electronics and social enterprise Close the Gap launched its third DigiTruck in August 2018. The DigiTruck is a mobile, solar-powered classroom and enterprise incubator. The new unit serves the Kenyan capital of Nairobi - one of Africa’s commercial hubs and a portal for Africa’s development in the 21st Century.

Kenya is poised to be a global success story because of its motivated youth, a dynamic private sector and improving infrastructure. But it must address gaps in modern workforce skills and technology access to unlock its potential. 

How 3D Printing Is Transforming Lives with Better Fitting, and Better Looking, Prosthetics

3D printing makes it easy to customize prosthetic limbs and shortens the production time from weeks to days.
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Christopher Hutchison’s world was turned upside down in July 2009 when he was just 17 years old.

A Simple Way to Clean Water

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The P&G water purification technology is an amazing innovation that quickly turns 10 liters of dirty, potentially deadly water into clean and drinkable water.

Computational Thinking: “Decomposing" Problems & Separating Fact from Fiction

By Emily Strickland, 6th grade Math teacher, Beck International Academy, Greenville, South Carolina
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The human brain is exposed to around 100,500 words per day – 23 words per second according to a University of California-San Diego study. Each day, our brains take in an average of 34 gigabytes of information, enough information to crash a computer within one week.

Arrow Electronics Bridges Technology Gap by Connecting Students in Colorado and Storm-Ravaged Saipan

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Through its sponsorship of the Colorado Succeeds Prize, Arrow Electronics is helping Colorado high school students virtually collaborate with their counterparts in the storm-ravaged U.S. commonwealth of Saipan.

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