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Metro Atlanta Teachers Participate In Groundbreaking Education Program Promoting Critical Thinking In Students

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  • Tata Consultancy Services and Discovery Education Offer “Ignite My Future in School,” Delivering Professional Development to Educators and Embedding Computational Thinking in Curriculum in Greater Atlanta
     
  • Instilling Digital Problem Solving Skills to Students Across Core Subject Studies
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  • Tata Consultancy Services and Discovery Education Offer “Ignite My Future in School,” Delivering Professional Development to Educators and Embedding Computational Thinking in Curriculum in Greater Atlanta
     
  • Instilling Digital Problem Solving Skills to Students Across Core Subject Studies

“Feed a Fever” Takes on New Meaning for Tech-Inspired Students of Color

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Felecia Hatcher’s high school guidance counselor told her she would never make it in college.  Her response?  She taught herself to code, earned $130,000 in scholarships, and became one of the nation’s leading advocates for innovation and entrepreneurship among young people of color.

Eureka! Girls Inc. Helps Girls Find Their Passion in STEM Fields

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Jobs in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) have grown substantially in the last few decades, but the number of women working in those jobs has not. In fact, in 2017, the U.S. Economics and Statistics Administration found the number of women in computer science and math actually declined.

The gender disparity in STEM occupations is consistent with findings that less than 30% of college graduates with STEM degrees are women. So just when does the divide between women and men — or girls and boys — with an interest in STEM careers begin?

Digital Literacy Unlocks Opportunity for All

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For many of us, making connections or finding information online is second nature. But for others, navigating the internet is a small triumph that can lead to life-changing independence. It’s the spark that can ignite a new passion and open doors to future career paths.

The keys that unlock these life-changing moments? Digital literacy and access to technology — two areas of strategic investment at Comcast NBCUniversal that empower people and create opportunities for those who need it most.

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Reflections on World Refugee Day: Lessons from Lebanon

With a long-term commitment and fiercely dedicated local partners, HP is providing technology-enabled learning in conflict regions, one classroom at a time.
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by Michele Malejki, Global Head of Strategic Programs, Sustainability & Social Innovation, HP Inc.

Orlando Sentinel | EA, Tupperware Work to Raise Female Impact in STEM

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by Marco Santana

As corporations push to add women in tech fields — with high-profile backers including Lockheed Martin and Electronic Arts — some leaders say they are seeing results in Central Florida.

Introducing Global Problem Solvers: The Series

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Today, at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) 2018 conference in Chicago, we’re pleased to introduce Global Problem Solvers: The Series (GPS: The Series), a new Cisco corporate social responsibility (CSR) educational initiative. The new animated series and supporting activities for middle schoolers are available at no cost in English, Spanish, Hindi, and French at www.gpstheseries.com.

Discovery Education and 3M Announce National Finalists in Young Scientist Challenge

Ten young inventors compete for $25,000 and the title of ‘America’s Top Young Scientist’ in the nation’s premier science competition
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Silver Spring, MD, Thursday, June 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Young minds dream big, and when given the opportunity, they have the innate ability to spark change for the betterment of communities large and small. Today, Discovery Education (@DiscoveryEd) and 3M (@3M) announced 10 finalists from across America as part of its Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge (#YoungScientist).

Tupperware Brands Helps Open a New Boys and Girls Club in Guatemala

Grand opening celebration included tours, activities, and programming samples
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As part of a new partnership with Tupperware Brands, Clubs de Niños y Niñas de Centro America (CNNCA) opened for its newest club in Zona 3 de Mixco, near Guatemala City, on May 26th.

Appropriate spaces are limited and expensive in Guatemala, especially in the city and its surrounding areas.  Most buildings that could properly house a club, similar to those in the US, could go for as much as five thousand dollars per month. Because of funding provided by Tupperware Brands, CNNCA was able to make this new club a reality. 

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