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Making Playtime Electrifying

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Electricity drives modern society. However, it’s so embedded into our everyday lives that young people often take electricity for granted and pay no attention to the science behind power generation.

Learning about electricity doesn’t have to be boring. Imagine if there was a fun and insightful way to find out about the power journey – from generation to transmission, distribution, and use of electricity…

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Celebrating Read Across America Day

Guest blog courtesy of the Washington Football Charitable Foundation
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The Washington Reads Program partnered with Scholastic Book Fairs on National Read Across America Day to provide one hundred Washington Reads schools in the DMV region with two book packages containing books on diversity, inclusion, and social justice. The theme of the books was chosen to continue the Washington Read's program initiative of providing diverse books to schools in the program.

The Happiness League: Honor America's Superhero Teacher with LG and Experience Happiness Partners

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Starting on International Happiness Day, we’re recognizing America’s superhero teachers for going above and beyond for our student’s mental well-being. Not only are these ‘Happiness Heroes’ covering their normal curriculum, but they’re adding science-backed ‘super skills’ — happiness skills — to their lesson plans.

Celebrate them with us using #LGHappinessHeroe

Dare to Dream, with Girl Rising and HP

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... what I did know was working towards making one’s dream come true is where the excitement and fun is. As was the challenge. Like your art, Ruksana, where your imagination rules, I too imagined how to make things possible. Believing in oneself is as important as never giving up on one’s dreams...

- Priyanka Chopra Jonas

15th Annual Living Future Event Focuses on Greenest Buildings for a Healthy Future

Key Speakers Include Co-Founder of Beneficial State Bank Kat Taylor
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SEATTLE, March 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The world’s greenest developers, architects, and product designers will gather at Living Future 2021, the 15th annual conference hosted by the International Living Future Institute. At this crucial moment in history, the event will gather leaders to examine ways to stop climate change and address the structural inequities in the built environment. 

Using PI Day to Teach Data Literacy

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By Emily Strickland, 7th grade Math, GCS Virtual program, EDP Director, Beck Academy

Where to begin with Pi? At the end? That might take a while – since there isn’t one! In fact, that’s what people love about this mysterious mathematical constant: its never-ending string of digits, which we generally shorten to 3.14, but which is indeed infinite. As the most famous example in the world of irrational numbers, Pi cannot be written as a ratio of two integers, meaning it has a decimal that goes on forever, without ever producing a pattern…at least so far!

How a Learning Trip to South Africa Taught Me That My World Is Bigger Than Florida

Timothy, a Global Citizen Curtis Fellow, never imagined he'd have the chance to go to South Africa.
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Why Global Citizens Should Care 
 
The world's young people are the leaders of the future, which is why Global Citizen's Curtis Fellowship exists — to create, support, and equip a network of youth advocates and community leaders committed to local and global response on issues surrounding extreme poverty. Join the movement against extreme poverty by taking action with us here
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Why Global Citizens Should Care 
 
The world's young people are the leaders of the future, which is why Global Citizen's Curtis Fellowship exists — to create, support, and equip a network of youth advocates and community leaders committed to local and global response on issues surrounding extreme poverty. Join the movement against extreme poverty by taking action with us here

Global Citizen's 2021 Curtis Fellowship: Everything You Need to Know

A fellowship for young people passionate about ending extreme poverty.
Summary: 
Why Global Citizens Should Care 
 
The world's young people are the leaders of the future, which is why Global Citizen's Curtis Fellowship exists — to create, support, and equip a network of youth advocates and community leaders committed to local and global response on issues surrounding extreme poverty. Join the movement against extreme poverty by taking action with us here
 
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Why Global Citizens Should Care 
 
The world's young people are the leaders of the future, which is why Global Citizen's Curtis Fellowship exists — to create, support, and equip a network of youth advocates and community leaders committed to local and global response on issues surrounding extreme poverty. Join the movement against extreme poverty by taking action with us here
 

A Fuzzy Fix: How 'Social Toys' Can Help Kids Battle Illness and Anxiety

From a duck with a chemo port to a diabetic bear, an innovative startup is helping kids cope with their condition and understand their care.
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By Melanie D. G. Kaplan

"We want to create technology with empathy, which can help people who are experiencing really difficult health challenges lead more delightful, joyful lives," Horowitz says. "We see Sproutel as a small but mighty change agent."

Scotiabank Joins the Hockey Diversity Alliance to Support Its Mission to Eradicate Systemic Racism in Hockey

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TORONTO, February 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank today announced a sponsorship agreement with the Hockey Diversity Alliance (HDA) to further their collective mission of eradicating systemic racism in the game of hockey.

As a Founding Partner, Scotiabank's sponsorship will help the HDA deliver grassroots programming designed to change the face and culture of the game at all levels. Scotiabank will also work with existing partners – beyond hockey – to introduce the recommendations put forth by the HDA and use its influence as a force for change.

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