Science Ed: What Students Want

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As part of the Amgen Foundation’s commitment to inspire the next generation of scientists, we partnered with Change the Equation to conduct a survey to better understand what motivates U.S. high school students to pursue a science education. The report, titled “Students on STEM: More Hands-on, Real-World Experiences,” shows that students want additional opportunities that will inspire them to explore careers in scientific fields, and teachers are uniquely positioned to stimulate students’ interest in STEM.

New National Survey Sheds Light on How to Better Engage Students in Science Education

American Students Want More Hands-on, Real-World Experiences. Teachers Are Critical to Inspiring a Lasting Interest in Science.
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THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., and WASHINGTON, June 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The Amgen Foundation and Change the Equation (CTEq) today announced results of a survey conducted to better understand what motivates U.S. high school students to study science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

Jimmy Kimmel and Chevrolet Unite to #DayItForward

Kimmel and Chevrolet present needed school supplies to hardworking teachers
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DETROIT, March 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Teachers at Whaley Middle School in Los Angeles were starting an online campaign to raise significant funds for necessary supplies when Chevrolet and Jimmy Kimmel Live! surprised them by stepping in.

Through its Leap Day campaign, #DayItForward, the late night host caught the educators off guard during a live segment with the news that Jimmy Kimmel Live! and Chevrolet would provide computers, musical instruments, sports equipment, chemistry supplies and more to the school in need.

21st Century Fox Presents Grant to Music Program at Orlando Elementary School


On October 12, representatives from 21st Century Fox and the Give a Note Foundation presented a grant to Castle Creek Elementary School in Orlando, Florida, as part of the 21st Century Fox Give a Note Grants initiative.

21st Century Fox Presents Grants for School Music Programs Across the U.S.


To commemorate the end of FOX's groundbreaking musical television series Glee, which sparked renewed interest and participation in school music programs during its six-season run, 21st Century Fox and the Give a Note Foundation in March announced the establishment of the 21s

Fox's 'Peanuts Movie' Characters to Encourage Kids to Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF


As part of a new partnership between 20th Century Fox and UNICEF, the familiar characters from the upcoming Blue Sky Studios film The Peanuts Movie will help raise funds for the organization this fall.

AT&T Kicks Off School Year with More Than $20 Million Investment in Students and Teachers


Dallas, TX, September 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ — AT&T is kick starting the 2015-2016 school year with $20 million in contributions to education organizations through its AT&T Aspire program. Students and teachers in more than 26 states will benefit. This back to school investment is just one of the ways that AT&T is using the power of its network to build a better tomorrow.

Exploring Long-Term Solutions To Strengthen the Diversity and Support of the STEM Teacher Workforce


By Dr. Joseph Wilson and Eduardo Celtin
Dr. Joseph Wilson is a Teach For America—Phoenix alumnus and senior managing director of the organization’s STEM initiative. 
Eduardo Celtin is the president of Amgen Foundation


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