Raytheon Expands Math and Science Education Initiatives Internationally

Middle East programs launched as part of global corporate citizenship portfolio
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WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 22, 2013 / 3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- Reinforcing its long-standing commitment to furthering math and science education globally, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is bringing its MathMovesU® initiative to the Gulf Region. Raytheon will premiere the regional expansion of MathMovesU — which is well established in the United States, Australia and Europe — with two key launches:

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.

Cisco Partners Recognized for Promoting Achievement in K-12 Education


This week, 2 of Cisco’s current or former education nonprofit partners were recognized by Business Roundtable for their work to prepare U.S. K-12 students for college and the workplace.

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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.

Teachers Honored as Eastman Scholar Mathletes

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July 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Eastman Chemical Company held a celebratory luncheon July 26 to honor 64 local teachers who completed the Eastman Scholar Mathletes program for the summer of 2013.  These teachers represent 36 schools and seven school systems; Bristol Tennessee City; Hawkins County; Johnson City; Kingsport City; Scott County, Virginia; Sullivan County; and Washington County, Tennessee. 

Report: Professional Development for Mobile Learning Improves Student Engagement and Interest in STEM Subjects


By: Leila Meyer

A professional development program to provide teachers with tools and strategies for using mobile learning in the classroom has had a positive effect on student engagement and interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) subjects, according to new research from the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) and the Verizon Foundation.

Domo Arigato, FIRST Robotics

The Chrysler Foundation Hosts Nearly 300 Students at FIRST Robotics Appreciation Day

Red, white and blue discs took flight as hundreds of high school and middle school students invaded Chrysler Group LLC's Auburn Hills (Mich.) headquarters to show off the robots they created and competed with at the 2013 FIRST Robotics Competition Championship


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