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Open P-TECH Goes Live!

Free Tech and Professional Skills - Anytime, Anywhere.
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The newly released platform, Open P-TECH, is a free digital education experience launched by IBM to equip young people, aged 14-20, and educators with foundational knowledge about topics like cybersecurity, AI and cloud computing, plus professional skills like Design Thinking and Agile. 
 

Bringing STEM to Students With Help From Cox Enterprises

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Imagine a world where Netflix makes your kids smarter, and Youtube is safe. A world where K-12 children can live-stream classes from the very best instructors in courses like robotics, microbiology, chemistry and engineering (like Peleton classes, but for STEM education). 

ON Semiconductor Helps Inspire Future Scientists Through Decade-Long Giving Partnership with the Gulf of Maine Research Institute

by Candaice Robetoy, CSR Intern
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ON Semiconductor is passionate about the communities in which we do business. Through our giving program, we continuously look for ways to be better neighbors and stewards of the planet. As fervent supporters of STEM/STEAM based education and its immense impact on children's interests and motivation to pursue education and careers in these fields, ON Semiconductor was thrilled to collaborate with the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) to help fund the LabVenture Experience.

Safe Tech Cybersecurity Kit for Kids and Families

Have The Talk today to stay safe online!
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Have you been up to date on how to protect yourself and your devices? Test your cybersecurity know-how with this quiz and activity kit today! Perfect for kids and families. 

Let's Talk Safe Tech

Have you had The Talk?
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When I was 13, my parents and I had the talk. No not that talk. I finally had my very own Facebook page, and we needed to have a talk about how to stay safe online. Some pointers included not accepting friend requests from strangers, reporting anything suspicious and, of course, no chatting with boys. This used to be the extent of cyber safety talk in my household and many other households across the world, but times have changed.

EcoRise Teams Up with MetLife Foundation to Bring Eco-Literacy Program to New Jersey Classrooms

Students will become sustainability change-makers through curricula, educator training, and a Student Innovation Fund.
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NEW JERSEY, February 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ — EcoRise, the school-based nonprofit organization inspiring a new generation of leaders to design a sustainable future for all, and MetLife Foundation have joined forces to deliver a new education program to 20 New Jersey educators at no cost to teachers, schools, or school districts. The Sustainable Intelligence Program includes leading-edge sustainability curricula, professional development for educators, and access to classroom micro-grants for student-driven sustainability projects.

Adobe Partners With Teach for America to Bring Creativity to Classrooms

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February 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ At Adobe we believe that everyone is creative. Creativity is not exclusive or a special gift endowed only upon a lucky few. It belongs to everyone; it’s everywhere, and ultimately, creativity is what connects us all. It doesn’t just open doors. It opens worlds. It transcends borders and lowers barriers, crosses divides and dimensions.

With the explosion of devices, apps, and new media platforms, there never has been more creativity brought to the world than today, and we are in the golden age of creativity.

3M and Discovery Education Search for America’s Next Top Young Scientist in 2020 Premier Middle School Science Competition

Competition Provides Young Innovators with an Unparalleled Experience and the Opportunity to Showcase STEM Ingenuity and Real-World Problem Solving
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SILVER SPRINGS, Md. and ST PAUL, Minn., January 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ – 3M, the global science and innovation leader, and Discovery Education, the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, today announced the opening of the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge (#YoungScientist).

Verizon Innovative Learning Expands to 100 New Schools

By: Bernadette Brijlall
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NEW YORK, January 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Today, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) celebrates the International Day of Education, honoring education as humanity’s greatest renewable resource and celebrating the role of equitable education in empowering people, preserving the planet, building prosperity and fostering peace.

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