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Call for Scholarship Applicants: Dave Donley Memorial Scholarship

Recognizing students who have a passion for information technology, creative thinking, and enthusiasm for helping others
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The family of former Tetra Tech employee Dave Donley, Jr., has established a memorial scholarship for Canadian post-secondary information technology (IT) and computer studies students. The Dave Donley Memorial Scholarship is accepting applications through April 30, 2019.

HP Labs Explores a New Approach to Immersive Content Creation and Consumption

by Simon Firth, HP Labs Correspondent
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“Imagine giving students a 360-degree virtual view of a historic location or a place in outer space like Mars” suggests HP Labs researcher Ji Won Jun.

“Then you use 3D models of Mars rovers or you 3D scan artifacts excavated from a site to bring those objects into a virtual reality experience where students can grab and interact with them,” Jun adds. “That experience gets them closer to understanding what it would be like to be there, and it’s different from just reading about it in a book.”  

Ecolab Contributes Nearly $17 Million to Communities in 2018

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February 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Ecolab Inc. continued its long-standing commitment to supporting communities in 2018 through several initiatives, including corporate giving, grants to nonprofit organizations, in-kind product donations and employee volunteerism, with a total impact of nearly $17 million.

Illumina Corporation Foundation and Discovery Education Inspire Youth to Pursue Careers in STEM and Genomics through New Groundbreaking Program ‘DNA Decoded’

Illumina Corporation Foundation invests in digitally immersive education curriculum program to pave the way for the next generation of genomics professionals
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SILVER SPRING. Md., February 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Illumina Corporate Foundation and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital curriculum resources, digital content, and professional development for K-12 classrooms, today launched DNA Decoded, a program designed to equip middle and high school teachers with the power to unlock the study of genomics to advance the future for their students.

Ignite My Future in Schools 2019 Community Nights Kickoff

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February 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ —Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Discovery Education partnered in 2017 to develop a one-of-a-kind transdisciplinary approach to education that would transform the way students across America learn. The program, Ignite My Future in School (IMFIS), encourages students and educators nationwide to adapt computational thinking as foundational skill for 21st century success. IMFIS aims to engage 20,000 teachers and one million U.S.

The Verizon Foundation Names 5g Edtech Challenge Winners and Awards a Total of $1m to Bring Classroom Solutions to Life

The Verizon Foundation commits to be the first to introduce 5G technology to schools across the U.S. in 2019.
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BASKING RIDGE, N.J., February 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ – TThe Verizon Foundation, in partnership with NYC Media Lab, announced the ten winners of the Verizon 5G EdTech Challenge. From AR and VR experiences, to machine learning, AI and mixed reality, projects were chosen for their ability to solve for student engagement, teacher preparedness and special needs support.

Intel’s Tech Learning Lab Offers a Virtual Education, on Wheels

Intel and HP partner on a mobile learning lab, bringing VR and high-tech experiences to students
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On a recent morning at McClymonds High School in west Oakland, California, students soared through outer space, dissected frogs in a high-tech laboratory and toured the a Smithsonian American Art Museum exhibition up close — all without leaving their campus.

ISTE and Discovery Education Launch New Partnership Offering Members Innovative and Engaging Digital Resources that Bring STEM to Life in the Classroom

- ISTE Members are Now Eligible to Receive Access to STEM Connect, Discovery Education’s Newest Digital Service -
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SILVER SPRING, Md., February 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The International Society for Technology and Education (ISTE) a global education organization with a bold vision that technology can transform teaching and learning, accelerate innovation, and solve tough problems in education, today announced a new partnership with Discovery Education.

JetBlue Foundation E-Newsletter: A Glance at 2018

Newsletter

The JetBlue Foundation Celebrated National STEM Day by Awarding Grants to Power STEM Initiatives in Puerto Rico

NBA and Discovery Education Invite Teachers and Students Nationwide to Game Plan For the Future: An All-Star Virtual Field Trip

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-Charlotte Hornets Forward Marvin Williams and NBA Executives to Host No-Cost Virtual Field Trip Focusing on How the STEM Skills Students Learn Today Can Lead to Future Career Opportunities -

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-Charlotte Hornets Forward Marvin Williams and NBA Executives to Host No-Cost Virtual Field Trip Focusing on How the STEM Skills Students Learn Today Can Lead to Future Career Opportunities -

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