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Empowering Community Youth at Cerro Negro

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Goldcorp is committed to creating sustainable and lasting value in all communities where we operate. In Perito Moreno, Argentina, near our Cerro Negro mine, we are working to enhance the skills of local youth. Together with the local municipality, we facilitate various skills-building programs for youth in the area.

Metro Atlanta Teachers Participate In Groundbreaking Education Program Promoting Critical Thinking In Students

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  • Tata Consultancy Services and Discovery Education Offer “Ignite My Future in School,” Delivering Professional Development to Educators and Embedding Computational Thinking in Curriculum in Greater Atlanta
     
  • Instilling Digital Problem Solving Skills to Students Across Core Subject Studies
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  • Tata Consultancy Services and Discovery Education Offer “Ignite My Future in School,” Delivering Professional Development to Educators and Embedding Computational Thinking in Curriculum in Greater Atlanta
     
  • Instilling Digital Problem Solving Skills to Students Across Core Subject Studies

Arrow Electronics Launches 2018 Innovation in Technology Awards

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Arrow Electronics presented eighth grader Emma Ruccio from Connecticut with its Innovation in Electronics Award at the National Invention Convention and Entrepreneurship Expo (NICEE), a first-of-its kind forum where student inventors showcase their critical thinking skills and compete for prizes and recognition.

It’s Imperative That All Children Have Access to Tech Education, Says Winner of the Prestigious ISTE Making IT Happen Award

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Justina Nixon-Saintil, director of programs for Verizon Innovative Learning, was honored last week with the Making IT Happen Award from the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).  The award, which honors extraordinary commitment, leadership, courage and persistence in improving digital learning opportunities for students, recognizes Nixon-Saintil’s leadership of Verizon’s work to provide free technology, access and innovative c

Metro Atlanta Teachers Participate In Groundbreaking Education Program Promoting Critical Thinking In Students

Summary: 
  • Tata Consultancy Services and Discovery Education Offer “Ignite My Future in School,” Delivering Professional Development to Educators and Embedding Computational Thinking in Curriculum in Greater Atlanta
     
  • Instilling Digital Problem Solving Skills to Students Across Core Subject Studies
Press Release
  • Tata Consultancy Services and Discovery Education Offer “Ignite My Future in School,” Delivering Professional Development to Educators and Embedding Computational Thinking in Curriculum in Greater Atlanta
     
  • Instilling Digital Problem Solving Skills to Students Across Core Subject Studies

Pearson Announces Progress Towards 2020 Sustainability Plan

Pearson releases 2017 Sustainability Report demonstrating the social, environmental, and economic impact of its 2020 Sustainability Plan to stakeholders
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Pearson releases 2017 Sustainability Report demonstrating the social, environmental, and economic impact of its 2020 Sustainability Plan to stakeholders

LONDON – Pearson, the digital education company, published its 2017 Sustainability Report, which highlights the progress made in implementing its 2020 Sustainability Plan and a continued vision for integrating social and environmental issues into every aspect of the business.

Tupperware Brands Helps Open a New Boys and Girls Club in Guatemala

Grand opening celebration included tours, activities, and programming samples
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As part of a new partnership with Tupperware Brands, Clubs de Niños y Niñas de Centro America (CNNCA) opened for its newest club in Zona 3 de Mixco, near Guatemala City, on May 26th.

Appropriate spaces are limited and expensive in Guatemala, especially in the city and its surrounding areas.  Most buildings that could properly house a club, similar to those in the US, could go for as much as five thousand dollars per month. Because of funding provided by Tupperware Brands, CNNCA was able to make this new club a reality. 

Discovery Education and Arconic Foundation Launch ‘Manufacture Your Future Teacher Challenge’

Nationwide challenge invites educators to design an in-school experience that inspires the next generation of manufacturing leaders
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Silver Spring, M.D., June 19, 2018 /3BL Media/– The accelerated advancement of technologies like 3-D printing, robotics and artificial intelligence welcomes a new realm of career possibilities in manufacturing for K-12 students. Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms and Arconic Foundation, the independently endowed philanthropic arm of Arconic, announced today the first-ever Manufacture Your Future Teacher Challenge.

Arrow Electronics Ignites Entrepreneurial Spirit in Denver Youth

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For the fifth year, Arrow Electronics was the presenting sponsor of Junior Achievement (JA) Business Week. JA Business Week, a week-long camp for high school students, allows teens to explore leadership concepts and build confidence alongside Denver’s business leaders. The unique project-based program focuses on practical applications and real-world problem solving.

How to Train Today’s Students to Be Tomorrow’s Tech Workforce

by Victoria Glazar, Verizon Corporate Social Responsibility
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At the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, people had no idea how machines would change their lives.  Today, as we’re poised at the precipice of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, we can relate. The next generation of wireless technology, 5G — with the ability to transmit data at speeds 50 times faster than today — promises to bring seismic change. This technology will enable advances in virtual and augmented reality, Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, robotics and more, creating a future world as astounding to us as our present world would be to someone born 250 years ago.

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