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P&G Helps Address Education's Digital Divide

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The Take On Race coalition of leading companies will help eliminate inequities by providing access and advancement for people of color.

Our partnership One Million Connected Devices Now is one way we’re stepping forward to #LeadWithLove.

 

New Lessons for Remote Education

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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.

What Do Educators Need Now? Computational Thinking

By Shakirah Thomas, Special Education Case Manager and 8th Grade U.S. History & ELAR at Jackson Intermediate from the Pasadena Independent School District
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The way we approach problems in the workplace has changed drastically because of technology.  Therefore, it is imperative that we set students up for future success by teaching relevant skills and modernizing the curriculum. 

IBM Introduces $3 Million in Cybersecurity Grants for Public Schools in United States as Attacks on Education Grow

New IBM study shows nearly 60% of school staff are unprepared for cybersecurity threats - lack of training, awareness, budget and virtual learning identified as major issues
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ARMONK, N.Y., Feb. 10, 2021 /3BL Media/-- IBM (NYSE: IBM) recently announced in-kind grants valued at $3 million to help strengthen cybersecurity in schools. These grants will be awarded to six school districts in the United States to sponsor teams of IBMers to help them proactively prepare for and respond to cyberattacks. Services will be delivered by teams deployed via IBM's Service Corps Program.

How Is COVID-19 Impacting Education for Children From Multilingual Communities?

A Cisco grantee since 2018, TalkingPoints is using innovative technology to improve student learning outcomes in multilingual, diverse, and underserved communities.
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Why Global Citizens Should Care

Children in crisis are some of the world’s most vulnerable. They lack access to the educational tools and resources they need to recover and escape poverty. You can join us and take action on this issue here.

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Why Global Citizens Should Care

Children in crisis are some of the world’s most vulnerable. They lack access to the educational tools and resources they need to recover and escape poverty. You can join us and take action on this issue here.

Three Thoughtful Tips to Help High Schoolers Design Their Futures

By: Linda Hixson a Technology Teacher at Shenandoah Valley Jr/Sr High School in the Shenandoah Valley School District of Pennsylvania
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While moving into adulthood, teens are faced with a number of paths. Empowering students to select which path works best for them and determine how to best financially plan for the future are key to ensuring that some of their first adult decisions set them on a trajectory toward success.  

Facing Up to a New-Normal Future

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From behind the colourful face shields comes a sound that has sometimes been forgotten in the noise surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic: The joyful crescendo of young children playing and laughing.

“It was incredibly moving to hear the laughter of pupils filling the school playground,” CLP Power’s Chief Corporate Development Office Quince Chong remarks after her visit to Munsang College Kindergarten, one of the 1,000 kindergartens across Hong Kong given face shields by CLP Power prior to class resumption last September, before they were suspended again towards the end of the year. 

Comcast and Internet Essentials Partner to Help the Tejano Center Bridge the Digital Divide

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Recently, Comcast and Internet Essentials announced a partnership with the Tejano Center for Community Concerns to bring a WiFi-Connected “Lift Zone” to the campus to provide a safe space for families to participate in educational opportunities and the digital economy.

Tetra Tech's Institute for Public-Private Partnerships Achieves Industry-Leading Accreditation

Announcing Tetra Tech's achievement in becoming an accredited training organization for APMG International's Certified Public-Private Partnership Professional (CP3P) Foundation program
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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.

7 No-Cost Professional Learning Resources Inspiring Educators to Reimagine Teaching

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If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s the need for flexibility. In schools, that means meeting students where they are with accessible content designed for any learning environment. 

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