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S&P Global Hosts ESG-focused Hackathon With Claremont Colleges Consortium

Students Leveraged S&P Global's Collaboration with Snowflake to Access Key Datasets Available From the S&P Global Marketplace
Press Release

NEW YORK, May 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI) has concluded the first-ever Claremont FinTech Hackathon, a national competition open to students at the California-based Claremont Colleges Consortium. The winning team will have the opportunity to develop their project with a team from S&P Global.

S&P Global Hosts ESG-focused Hackathon With Claremont Colleges Consortium

Students Leveraged S&P Global's Collaboration with Snowflake to Access Key Datasets Available From the S&P Global Marketplace
Press Release

NEW YORK, May 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI) has concluded the first-ever Claremont FinTech Hackathon, a national competition open to students at the California-based Claremont Colleges Consortium. The winning team will have the opportunity to develop their project with a team from S&P Global.

First Lady Jill Biden Welcomes Students Across America to the Nation's Capital in Discovery Education's City of U.S. Virtual Field Trip to Washington, D.C.

Press Release

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ — For many American elementary and middle school students, a field trip to Washington, D.C. is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that opens their eyes to an exciting world beyond their classroom.  To ensure all students can experience Washington, D.C. this year, First Lady Jill Biden and Discovery Education invite all learners to attend a unique, no-cost Virtual Field Trip to the nation’s capital.

Three Lessons From Public-Private Partnerships in Education

By Lori McFarling, President of Corporate & Community Partnerships, Discovery Education
Blog

Since the beginning of the pandemic, over 90% of K-12 students transitioned to remote learning, with many participating in some type of hybrid model. While school districts continue to explore and implement ways to adapt to the  new educational environment, collective community partnerships prove an essential ingredient in the work to maintain continuity of learning for all students.

San Diego Squared Is Empowering Tomorrow's STEM Leaders Today

Press Release

SAN DIEGO, May 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ – San Diego Squared (SD2) proudly launched today. SD2 is a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) focused non-profit community organization established to connect underrepresented San Diego students to the power of STEM by providing access to education, mentorship, and the resources they need to lead the talent pipeline.

Cisco Networking Academy Benefits From Cisco Webex

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When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, teachers quickly reached out to students online. Cisco Webex is the solution for Cisco Networking Academy. Lessons continue through a new way of communicating, helping teachers reach students, so learning never stops.

Empowering Educators to Transform Into Trauma-Informed Schools

Author: Stephanie A. Powell, a School Library Media Specialist at Green Level High School in the Wake County Public School System of North Carolina
Article

Today’s educators have one of the hardest jobs in the world. On any given day, they are asked to serve not only as teachers, but as coaches, artists, translators, and a host of other roles, as well.

[Infographic] 2020 Thinkabit Lab

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Inspiring students to become the next generation of inventors.

The Qualcomm® Thinkabit Lab™ program aims show students from all cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds that they can be part of inventing the wireless world of the future. The program is recognized nationally and internationally as a model for exposing students to STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) concepts and careers while developing the critical skills necessary for a strong workforce.

Inside the Thinkabit Lab, students engage in fun and unique, hands-on engineering projects.

Box Tops for Education Partners With Black Men Teach

By Hanna Johnson
Blog

Black male teachers have an immense positive impact for all students in the classroom, yet they are significantly underrepresented, according to research from the Institute of Labor Economics. 

Only 2% of teachers in the U.S. are Black males. In Minnesota, the gap widens to just 0.5%. 

How Digital Training Content Helps Refugees, Youth, and Young Adults Shape Their Careers

A Collaboration between Deloitte and Volunteer Vision
Press Release

May 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Digital connections are powerful and can shape the world for good. At Volunteer Vision we have known this truth for a long time and have been working with Deloitte since 2018 to share knowledge in a meaningful way.

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