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Consumers Energy Passionately Supports the Robotics Revolution

Company recognizes STEM and FIRST® Robotics as the key to Michigan’s future
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Ellen Green signed up for her high school robotics team because she’s competitive and likes to be involved – not because she was looking for a career.

But Green fell in love with industrial engineering while leading Notre Dame (Pontiac) Prep’s team to success and championships in FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics competitions.

The New Normal: The Fourth Industrial Revolution’s Demand for Perpetual Learning

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By Tae Yoo Senior Vice-President, Corporate Affairs and Corporate Social Responsibility, Cisco

The world is changing. The Fourth Industrial Revolution is here, and it is having an impact on everything, including the future of work. A significant evolution of the labour market is forecast over the next 10 years, and we do not fully know all the jobs of the future.

Cisco GPS Challenge Highlights | Social Entrepreneur Jara Makes Education Accessible, Anytime and Anywhere

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Cisco is committed to positively impacting 1 billion people by 2025. As part of our work, we seek to inspire and empower a generation of global problem solvers who will not only survive – but drive and thrive – in our increasingly digital economy. Our third annual Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge aims to recognize new business ideas that leverage technology for social impact from student entrepreneurs around the world.

As we get closer to announcing the finalists for the 2019 Global Problem Solver Challenge, we are highlighting the work of some social entrepreneurs who became finalists during past Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenges. 

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Cisco is committed to positively impacting 1 billion people by 2025. As part of our work, we seek to inspire and empower a generation of global problem solvers who will not only survive – but drive and thrive – in our increasingly digital economy. Our third annual Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge aims to recognize new business ideas that leverage technology for social impact from student entrepreneurs around the world.

As we get closer to announcing the finalists for the 2019 Global Problem Solver Challenge, we are highlighting the work of some social entrepreneurs who became finalists during past Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenges. 

Five Core Computational Thinking Skills that Strengthen Students’ Humanities Skills

By Danielle Vind, Educator, Milton Public Schools in Milton, Massachusetts
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Anyone who says you can’t apply computational thinking and digital learning strategies to strengthen students’ skills in the writing is wrong. To the contrary, this innovative learning style helps students hone critical thinking skills across every discipline.

Video | HP's Sustainable Impact: Bringing EdTech To Learners In Uganda

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HP believes education is a human right, and technology can be the great equalizer. We are partnering with Education Cannot Wait, UNHCR and Learning Equality to bring tech-enabled learning to students in Uganda, including refugee learners, through a pilot initiative using HP School Cloud. HP School Cloud is a learning management system preloaded with content and curriculum, and a wireless router all built into one that students can access from any wifi-enabled device--without an Internet connection.

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PNC Matching Donations to Pre-K Classrooms

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PNC and DonorsChoose.org, an online charity that connects individual donors with classrooms in need, have teamed up to help teachers obtain quality resources and experiences for students in public pre-K, public charter and Head Start classrooms across the country.

PNC Continues to Inspire Great Futures

On the 15th anniversary of PNC Grow Up Great, we reflect on how far we’ve come together.
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By Sally McCrady 

Spring is a time when all of our planting and watering finally pays off, yielding beautiful blooming flowers. This simple philosophy is the same one we apply to PNC’s long-standing corporate philanthropy focus of early childhood education. 

Lockheed Martin Surprises Lake Nona High School Students With Hands-on Project Help

By Marco Santana
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It has been a difficult school year for Lake Nona High School junior Valentina Diaz, who admits to struggling with physics and calculus.

The tough times had nearly derailed her efforts to pursue a career in aerospace engineering.

But a surprise visit to her classroom on Thursday by Lockheed Martin engineers reinvigorated the 16-year-old.

Lockheed Martin and Lake Nona Students Partnered on Top-Secret Project

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ORLANDO, Fla., April 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Lockheed Martin and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital curriculum resources, digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, surprised students today at Lake Nona High School with a top-secret STEM mission creating a prototype aircraft that could serve in a humanitarian aid mission.

Lockheed Martin engineers were on hand to help students complete the challenge. Orange County Schools Superintendent Barbara Jenkins also attended the event.

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

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