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STEM Teacher Professional Development Project in Four European Countries Will Help Bring STEM Teaching into the 21st Century

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October 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ - A new World Education project, funded by the Verizon Foundation, aims to develop and strengthen STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) teaching at the secondary level in the UK (Scotland), France, Germany and the Netherlands. The project addresses a growing awareness by education policy makers in Europe that student performance in STEM subjects needs considerable attention in order to better prepare youth for STEM careers.

Change the Equation Recognizes Four Exemplary STEM Learning Programs

Girlstart Summer Camp, Project Lead the Way, ST Math, and Ten80 Student Racing deemed high quality, immediately scalable
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WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Change the Equation announced today four excellent STEM learning programs that are ready to be taken to scale nationwide.

Samsung Launches its Fourth Annual Solve for Tomorrow Contest

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Samsung is dedicated to helping people discover a world of possibilities.
This fall, Samsung is giving public schools nationwide the opportunity to discover the power of technology.

Samsung and its partners are asking teachers to participate in its annual contest to promote Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education, a key academic challenge in our country. With Samsung and schools joining together, we can foster student interest in these subjects and illustrate the power of applying that knowledge to practical, real-world issues.

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold CEO Receives Recognition for Commitment to STEM Education

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October 29, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Richard Adkerson, Vice Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold was recently named among the nation’s top 100 CEO leaders in science, technology, engineering and math by STEMconnector, a national organization working to advance STEM skills and education.

STEMconnector recognized the group of CEOs for their commitment to make a difference in STEM and their support of STEM programs and initiatives.

Samsung Invites Public Schools to Compete in $2 Million Solve for Tomorrow Contest

Samsung doubles its commitment to raise awareness of and interest in STEM learning across America
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RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., September 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Samsung and its partners doubled the total prize value to more than $2 million* as compared to last year and ensured that every state in the nation will benefit in this year’s Solve for Tomorrow by awarding finalists and winners from each of the 50 states and Washington, D.C. The winners will receive products, software and programming for their schools from Samsung and program partners DirecTV and Adobe.

Celebrating Top Ways to Use Skype in the Classroom

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To honor Skype’s 10th anniversary, we want to highlight the many ways Skype brings people together each and every day. We are very proud of what Skype has become during this past decade – especially its role as an educational tool.

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To honor Skype’s 10th anniversary, we want to highlight the many ways Skype brings people together each and every day. We are very proud of what Skype has become during this past decade – especially its role as an educational tool.

HP Catalyst - helping students succeed in the 21st Century

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The HP Catalyst Initiative explores the future of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education by using technology in powerful ways to create new learning experiences that help students be more successful.

For more information about HP Catalyst's Initiative, please visit: www.hp.com/go/hpcatalyst

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold awards grants for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

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August 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Foundation recently awarded 25 grants totaling $124,000 through its Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Innovation Grant program, which supports projects to develop, improve or expand innovative instructional programs in STEM.

Each year, grants up to $5,000 are awarded to teachers and schools in or near communities where the company operates.

Some projects to receive funding this year include:

LG Congratulates Student Winners in Science & Environmental Learning Center Contest

Local NJ Students Recognized in ‘Discover Your Green World’ Poster Contest That Encouraged K-8 Students to Contribute Exhibit Ideas for New Science Center
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ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., July 11, 2013 /3BL Media/ – LG Electronics USA congratulates the nine winners of its ‘Discover Your Green World’ poster contest in which local students were invited to create exhibits for the future LG Science & Environmental Learning Center, a key element of LG Electronics’ future North American headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J. 

STEM Stories: The Faces Of Women In Technology (SHARE YOURS)

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Originally published on Huffington Post

Now more than ever, the importance of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education is at the forefront of our national discourse.

But the conversation around STEM goes hand in hand with another issue: the importance of women in technology, and related fields that have long been dominated by men.

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