By Dacia Jones, Professional Development Specialist at Discovery Education
The need to prepare students for the future of work is now imperative. To address essential 21st century skills in our nation’s K-12 school system, educators are turning toward a new framework for problem-solving: computational thinking.
STAMFORD, Conn., April 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit, is accepting applications for the 2018-2019 National Youth Advisory Council through June 8.
What happens when college students experiment with tech innovation? The future of education is created.
At university campuses across the U.S., tech innovation is outrunning the classroom. With no existing curriculum to guide them, students and faculty are experimenting with a slew of new 3D printing, virtual reality and augmented reality technologies. As they tinker away in design studios and labs, they aren’t just figuring out new uses for these 21st century tools — they’re also defining how students learn.
Partnerships with youth service organizations address students' health and safety needs
Studies tell us that students perform better at school when they are physically and emotionally healthy. They miss fewer classes, are able to concentrate better on their schoolwork, are less likely to engage in antisocial or risky behavior and earn higher marks.
by Nate Hurst, Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer at HP
It’s been seven years since Michael E. Porter and Mark Kramer published their big idea, “Creating Shared Value,” in Harvard Business Review. I remember how it reverberated among the sustainability community—validating what many of us already believed to be true: companies can achieve both economic success and solve the world’s challenges by redefining their purpose.
Educators spark discussion in ‘Ignite My Future In School’ webisode, a free professional development series offered by TATA Consultancy Services and Discovery Education
For better or worse, technology is pervasive in the workplace, school and home. All industries depend on computers to maintain our quality of life, and many tech companies continue to experiment and invest in new technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) at an accelerated rate.
The projected growth of unfilled STEM careers is old news to employers and educators alike as we face the facts of the future - today.
Natural aptitude, family support and a remarkable program are shaping the female scientists of tomorrow
Jessica Rodriquez first wanted to be a zoologist. Then, an engineer and later, a veterinarian. Now, she’s pretty sure she wants to be a landscape architect.
Jessica isn’t an indecisive college sophomore. She’s 11 and a student at Collinswood Language Academy in Charlotte, N.C. Her mom, Monique, credits Project Scientist with Jessica’s wide-ranging career interests. “Project Scientist introduces girls to all these different careers,” said Monique Rodriquez. “It shows them they have options.”
WINDSOR, Conn., March 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ - In an era where teaching ideas are plentiful, but money is short, Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), wants K-12 educators across the country to know there is still time to apply for a Voya Unsung Heroes® grant for the 2018 calendar year.