Quality Education CSR News

Conservation Camp Celebrates Sustainable Forestry

Article

When Bonny Skene attended Conservation Camp in 10th grade, she wasn’t looking for a career in forestry. “My parents always encouraged me to try new and different things, and Conservation Camp was definitely new and different,” she says. “I didn’t know much about forestry, although I grew up in a forest in Dryden, Ontario. But I attended the camp, and I really enjoyed it. I learned a lot.”

Whole Kids Foundation Raises More Than $113,000 for 56 Educational Beehives to Schools Across the U.S., U.K. and Canada

Annual Give Bees a Chance campaign success brings pollinator education and beehives to 28,000 children at schools and nonprofits
Press Release

AUSTIN, Texas, July 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Today, Whole Kids Foundation announced that it raised more than $113,000 to fund 56 new bee grants through the 2019 Give Bees a Chance campaign during June’s National Pollinator Month. The monthlong fundraising effort supported the organization’s Bee Grant Program, which provides schools and nonprofits with beehives to help kids understand the important role bees play in our food system.

Women’s Forum of New York Recognizes Tetra Tech for Female Board Representation

Receiving recognition for achieving 30 percent gender parity on our board of directors
Article

The Women’s Forum of New York will recognize Tetra Tech at its Breakfast of Corporate Champions on November 7, 2019, for achieving at least 30 percent female board representation. This biennial event brings together more than 600 CEOs, board directors, and government officials in support of one shared goal—achieving 50/50 gender parity in the boardroom by 2025.

Bridgestone Gives Continuity to Project on Traffic Education in Public Schools

The company raises awareness among students and teachers about traffic rules and good practices through the project "Bridgestone Traffic Education"
Press Release

São Paulo, Brazil, July 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Bridgestone, the world’s largest tyre and rubber company, gives continuity to the project “Bridgestone Traffic Education”, this year with the theme #Intraffic, #lifeleadstheway. The purpose of the educational initiative is to raise awareness among children and teachers from public schools about traffic rules and good practices. The project started in May and will be developed throughout the month of June, in the municipalities of Santo André (SP), Campinas (SP), São Pedro (SP), Camaçari (BA), and Mafra (SC). 

Try, Try Again: Failure as a Building Block of STEM Success

By Kelli Recher, Science Educator, Marshall Math Science Academy, Harrisburg School District, Harrisburg, Pa. (@kellirecher)
Blog

"I have not failed, not once. I've discovered ten thousand ways that don't work." – Thomas Edison

The Challenge for Business and Society

Blog

Stan Litow, the former head of corporate citizenship programs at IBM, has written a new book entitled The Challenge for Business and Society: From Risk to Reward. In it, Litow examines the history of corporate responsibility and argues that companies can succeed by combining a commitment to the bottom line with a dedication to the common good.

New Discovery Education Experience—Delivering Personalized Curated Digital Curriculum Resources, Research-Based Instructional Strategies, and Collaboration Tools—Available for Preview July 1

Summary: 

Engaging All Students with Real-World Learning Opportunities, Discovery Education Experience Becomes Available to Educators at the Beginning of the 2019-2020 School Year

Press Release

Engaging All Students with Real-World Learning Opportunities, Discovery Education Experience Becomes Available to Educators at the Beginning of the 2019-2020 School Year

Robotics Grant Gets Gears Turning at Inner-City Middle School

Blog

For students at one Wichita, Kansas, middle school, robotics education just got a lot more hands-on thanks to the diligence and dedication of teacher Brian Campbell.

Sesame Street Has a New Way to Teach Kids About Money

by Chris Taylor
Article

The next time you’re looking for financial tips, forget about Warren Buffett or Jeff Bezos. Try Elmo, Cookie Monster and Big Bird.

That’s because the iconic Sesame Street characters are part of a program to bring financial smarts to kids around the world. Developed by Sesame Workshop and the MetLife Foundation, the program uses videos, comics, games and activities to make money seem … well, a little less boring, and a little more meaningful to kids’ daily lives.

Pages

Subscribe to Quality Education