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A Winning Strategy: Teaching Students and Cultivating an Interest in Computer Science

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Combating viruses, saving the lives of expectant mothers, and retrieving food from a warehouse controlled by an evil dictator; it’s not just fun and games in teacher Pat Yongpradit’s computer science classes at Springbrook High School in Silver Spring, Maryland. Students in his class are challenged to make sense of complicated algorithms and complex data structures while learning to design and develop their own video games that relate to real life issues.

Creating Opportunities for Washington’s Students

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Posted by Brad Smith
General Counsel and Senior Vice President, Legal & Corporate Affairs, Microsoft

With Washington students heading back to school, September will see Microsoft build upon the many education-related investments the company has made to date in Washington state, and consider ways of taking them even farther as we move forward.

What is STEM and why is it important? #STEMtember

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STEM is an acronym for science, technology, engineering and math. STEM education is not only critical for preparing our future doctors, researchers, rocket scientists and game designers, it’s becoming more important for every type of job in the workforce. The problem is that most countries in the world aren’t producing enough STEM graduates. In the United States for example, the U.S. Department of Labor estimates there will be more than 1.2 million job openings in STEM-related fields by 2018, but not enough people to fill them.

What do parents and students think of STEM education?

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STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education is vital to solving the world’s toughest social problems; to helping companies create the next breakthrough innovation and to keeping local economies competitive. So how do we encourage more students to study STEM projects?

Microsoft Releases National Survey Findings on How to Inspire the Next Generation of Doctors, Scientists, Software Developers and Engineers

New survey among college students and parents of K–12 students provides implications for nurturing interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers.
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) REDMOND, WA - September 7, 2011 - Microsoft Corp. today announced the findings of two national surveys, conducted online by Harris Interactive, of college students currently pursuing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) degrees and of parents of K–12 students. The goal of the surveys was to gain insight about what can better prepare and inspire students to pursue post-secondary education in STEM subjects.

Dow Corning and U.S. Department of Energy Introduce New Solar Curriculum to Encourage Students to Learn About Energy

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Dow Corning, a global researcher, developer and manufacturer of the silicon-based materials used in many renewable energy technologies, is introducing a new middle school curriculum focused on solar energy. The curriculum was developed in partnership with the Earth Day Network (EDN), the American Chemistry Society (ACS) and National Education Association (NEA), and introduces students in grades 5-8 to the principles and potential of renewable energy by showcasing solar power and energy efficiency innovations.

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Dow Corning, a global researcher, developer and manufacturer of the silicon-based materials used in many renewable energy technologies, is introducing a new middle school curriculum focused on solar energy. The curriculum was developed in partnership with the Earth Day Network (EDN), the American Chemistry Society (ACS) and National Education Association (NEA), and introduces students in grades 5-8 to the principles and potential of renewable energy by showcasing solar power and energy efficiency innovations.

Cyberchase is making a difference by helping kids become confident problem solvers

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At Ernst & Young, we’ve teamed with the Emmy® award-winning PBS KIDSGO! series Cyberchase to help kids build their math skills.

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At Ernst & Young, we’ve teamed with the Emmy® award-winning PBS KIDSGO! series Cyberchase to help kids build their math skills.

How Boeing is Investing in the Future

A blog from the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship's Executive Forum
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By Richard Stephens, Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Administration, & Anne Roosevelt, Vice President, Global Corporate Citizenship, Boeing

Corporate citizenship is a key component of Boeing’s business strategy – fueling commerce, providing meaningful employment and playing a role in our communities.

$1.2 Million Grant Funds Education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

National Semiconductor “Power of Education” Initiative Supports Education, Teacher Development
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) SANTA CLARA, Calif. – August 2, 2011 – National Semiconductor Foundation recently partnered with organizations around the world in an effort to bolster science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs in academia – from teacher development to hands-on classroom learning. 

Bayer Corporation Launches Making Science Make Sense Facebook Page

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) PITTSBURGH - March 18, 2011 - Bayer Corporation today announced the launch of the Making Science Make Sense (MSMS) Facebook page – facebook.com/BayersMSMS. The purpose of the page is to serve as a platform to raise awareness and encourage dialogue on STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) education and activities in the United States.

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