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Computational Thinking: “Decomposing" Problems & Separating Fact from Fiction

By Emily Strickland, 6th grade Math teacher, Beck International Academy, Greenville, South Carolina
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The human brain is exposed to around 100,500 words per day – 23 words per second according to a University of California-San Diego study. Each day, our brains take in an average of 34 gigabytes of information, enough information to crash a computer within one week.

Arrow Electronics Bridges Technology Gap by Connecting Students in Colorado and Storm-Ravaged Saipan

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Through its sponsorship of the Colorado Succeeds Prize, Arrow Electronics is helping Colorado high school students virtually collaborate with their counterparts in the storm-ravaged U.S. commonwealth of Saipan.

Ecolab-GreenBiz Survey Finds Corporations Still Struggle to Translate Water Goals Into Action on the Ground

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ST. PAUL, Minn., March 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ – There is a growing sense of urgency about water scarcity as a business risk, but almost half of all companies don’t have a plan to achieve their water reduction targets. That is the key finding of a new survey conducted by Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, and the sustainability news and research organization GreenBiz.

Moving Michigan Forward with Electric Vehicles

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The following is a guest blog by Patti Poppe, president and chief executive officer of CMS Energy and Consumers Energy. 

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The following is a guest blog by Patti Poppe, president and chief executive officer of CMS Energy and Consumers Energy. 

PHOTO GALLERY | Barley Water Prize Finalists Visit Fourth and Final Test Site

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The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation is proud to be the presenting sponsor of The Everglades Foundation’s George Barley Water Prize, the largest prize of its kind dedicated to finding a solution to water pollution caused by algal blooms. 

Feature Friday: Hewlett Packard Enterprise

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For many WBEs, corporations can appear to be an ambiguous question mark. How does one get a corporate contract? What is the best way to connect? Sometimes, companies might hesitate approaching corporations with these questions, in fear it will lessen their chances for connection.

Meet the Reinventor: Mara Lecocq, helping girls crack the Secret Code

Through personalized books, this creative director is rewriting the narrative and inspiring girls of all backgrounds to see themselves as the heroes of their own tech adventures.
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Creative director Mara Lecocq knows what it’s like to excel in a traditionally male-dominated profession. She’s spearheaded digital campaigns for Nike, Starbucks, Verizon and other Fortune 500 companies, making a name for herself in an industry where, according to AdWeek, only 11 percent of creative directors are female.

Video | How Virtual Reality is Creating a New Frontier in Pain Management

As the country faces the ongoing opioid crisis, doctors ad patients are finding an alternative treatment for pain in virtual reality.
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One year ago, Bonnie Honjas was riding in the back seat of a car in Oregon when a semi truck sideswiped her vehicle and dragged it down 700 feet of highway. The accident left her with nerve pain in her neck, left shoulder and arm.

Honjas tried everything from chiropractic medicine to traditional physical therapy to ease her discomfort. But nothing helped. A massage therapist, she was unable to work, making her even more worried that she might never heal.

EDF Launches Smart Boat Initiative to Help Recover Global Fisheries

New initiative to harness digital revolution to accelerate sustainable networked fisheries
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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, March 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Today at the World Ocean Summit being held in Abu Dhabi, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) announced the launch of its Smart Boat Initiative designed to accelerate the exploration and adoption of powerful new technologies to greatly improve sustainability, efficiency and profitability in the fishing sector across the globe.

Cisco Video | Networking Academy Empowers Women in IT

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For 20 years, Cisco Networking Academy has changed the lives of 9.2 million students in 180 countries by providing education, technical training, and career mentorship.

Cisco Networking Academy graduate Megan Chapman details her journey from student at Stanly Community College to IT professional crediting Cisco's Networking Academy program with empowering women in IT.

Find a location near you that offers Cisco Networking Academy courses.

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