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Children Learn What It Takes to Keep the Lights On

From trying on safety gear to exploring a bucket truck, this SCE crew teaches kids at Pretend City Children’s Museum all about being a lineman.
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by Taelor Bakewell

“Before I got here, I liked the firetrucks the best, now I really like the big white truck,” said 4-year-old Oliver as he stares in amazement at the Southern California Edison bucket truck in front of Pretend City Children’s Museum in Irvine. 

Tata Consultancy Services Launches Second Year of ‘Ignite Innovation Student Challenge,’ Powered by Discovery Education

‘Ignite Innovation Student Challenge’ Invites Students to Use Computational Thinking to Create Digital Solutions to Real World Problems
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NEW YORK and SILVER SPRING, Md., October 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Tata Consultancy Services, (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, and Discovery Education, the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, are launching the second year of igniting innovation through computational thinking.

Xylem Watermark Leads STEM Discussions at Sandhurst Military Academy

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Through Xylem Watermark, our team in the UK attended a STEM Careers fair at Sandhurst Military Academy, where Xylem Watermark engaged with the Academy in water monitoring education programming through Earth Echo, one of our non-profit partners, while leading an interactive workshop on water pumping and digital solutions. Xylem employees have been proud to carry out our mission by focusing on water education, aligning with our 2025 sustainability goal to provide 15 million people with water education to improve quality of life and raise awareness by 2025.

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation, Hawthorne Gardening Company and National Farm to School Network Launch New Hydroponic School Garden Project

15 schools in California, New York City, and Washington, D.C. to participate in STEM curriculum-aligned hydroponic gardening
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MARYSVILLE, Ohio, October 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ –– Because every student deserves the opportunity to experience the wonder of hands-on STEM education and hydroponic gardening, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation, Hawthorne Gardening Company and National Farm to School Network launched a new pilot project to integrate indoor growing systems into underserved schools across the country. The project aims to spark a passion for gardening and increase hands-on science experiences for students who otherwise might not have had the opportunity.

The Future of Education

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Today’s stop while exploring #TheFutureofPublicSector takes us to education and what the future will make possible for teaching and learning. So, what does the future hold for education as we know it?

With the powerful trend toward digital everywhere, educators will be increasingly challenged to find new and compelling ways to engage learners. Students will continue to be both intrigued and distracted by new technologies and overwhelmed by avalanches of information.

Changing Girls’ Lives Through STEM Education

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Imagine what the future might look like if you are a girl attending a school with limited access to rigorous math and science courses, enrichment programs that expose you to new possibilities, and a support system that encourages dreams and aspirations. Would you know and believe you had the ability to achieve the economic promise of a future career in the science and technology fields? Would this vision of your future be different if you were exposed to STEM careers or had a parent working in Silicon Valley?

3M and Discovery Education Announce ‘Improving Lives Award’: Nominate Your Favorite 3M Young Scientist Challenge Finalist

First-Ever Voter’s Choice Award to Recognize Most Impactful Student Innovation as part of 2019 3M Young Scientist Challenge
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SILVER SPRING, Md. and ST. PAUL, Minn., October 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ – 3M and Discovery Education, today announced the opening of its inaugural Improving Lives Award as part of the annual 2019 3M Young Scientist Challenge (#YoungScientist). The Improving Lives Award, a public voting recognition, will celebrate the student innovation with the most potential to improve lives.

HP Inc. and Girl Rising Mark International Day of the Girl with Partnership to Empower 10 Million Students and Teachers

Three-year education partnership provides technology and curriculum in U.S., India and Nigeria
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Highlights:

  • Delivers educational content, technology, multimedia assets, activities and lesson plans to students and teachers.
  • Builds on HP’s global commitment to enable better learning outcomes for 100 million people by 2025.
  • Expands existing partnership with Girl Rising with the joint mission to change the way the world thinks about girls and education.
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Highlights:

  • Delivers educational content, technology, multimedia assets, activities and lesson plans to students and teachers.
  • Builds on HP’s global commitment to enable better learning outcomes for 100 million people by 2025.
  • Expands existing partnership with Girl Rising with the joint mission to change the way the world thinks about girls and education.

Qualcomm's Connect to Learn Program

Aiming to Improve Learning Outcomes of Underprivileged Girls in Myanmar
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The Connect To Learn program is a public-private partnership that brings mobile technology and 3G/4G-based Internet access to underserved schools in Myanmar, offering students the opportunity to leapfrog to a 21st century education. The program promotes universal access to quality secondary education by providing user-friendly learning devices for teachers and students to use in the classroom. The program delivers information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure and training to nearly 30,000 students and 310 teachers from 31 schools.

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