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The Dawn of the Digital Learner

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This week, join us in #EducationNow with this first blog in a three-part miniseries on the transition to hybrid learning.

Keeping Communities Connected with STEM Education

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While STEM employment grew by 79% since 1990, according to Pew Research Center, diversity and inspiration gaps discourage millions of bright minds from pursuing the array of important STEM jobs.

ON Semiconductor Supports Diversity in STEM

by Cassandra Savel
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As a leader in the quickly evolving technology industry, ON Semiconductor recognizes the need to prepare young people for the employment landscape of the future and to ensure that those involved come from diverse backgrounds. Active company initiatives such as STEM UP (one of our affinity network groups focused around science, technology, engineering and mathematics for underrepresented populations) and our global giving program have responded to this need by investing time and resources into the communities in which we do business. 

How STEP and Booz Allen San Diego Are Using Data to Empower Military Families

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As a former U.S. Navy submariner and the son of a career Air Force father, Tony Teravainen knows first-hand the challenges facing young military families, especially those living in San Diego, one of the most expensive regions of the country. 

As president and co-founder of Support the Enlisted Project (STEP), he works with 11 employees and 60 dedicated volunteers—many of whom are former military, active duty or military spouses—to help enlisted military and veteran families build financial health and self-sufficiency through counseling, education, and grants.

IBM Launches Open P-TECH Globally; Free Platform Focused on Workplace Learning and Skills Will Be Offered in English, Portuguese and Spanish

Open P-TECH provides students and educators access to digital learning in areas including AI, cloud computing and cybersecurity
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ARMONK, N.Y., May 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ - At its Think Digital conference today, IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced the launch of Open P-TECH, a free digital education platform focused on workplace learning and digital skills. The platform, building on the industry leading P-TECH program, equips 14-20-year old learners and educators with foundational technology competencies.

Mini Stories: Distributing Thousands of Laptops to Students to Support Virtual Learning

eBay for Charity seller human-I-T is working with school districts to provide students with the electronics and resources needed to keep up with their studies from home.
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Editor’s note: During this unprecedented time, we’re highlighting the individual acts of kindness from our global seller community. Now through May, we’ll share a story about one of our sellers on how they’re paying it forward in our Mini Stories column.

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Editor’s note: During this unprecedented time, we’re highlighting the individual acts of kindness from our global seller community. Now through May, we’ll share a story about one of our sellers on how they’re paying it forward in our Mini Stories column.

New Virtual Learning Response Fund Enlists the Private Sector to Support Remote Instruction During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

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SILVER SPRINGS, Md. Tuesday, April 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ – To aid school systems implementing remote learning initiatives resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, Discovery Education and the National Afterschool Association launched the Virtual Learning Response Fund. 

American Express Launches ‘Stand for Small’ Coalition to Support U.S. Small Businesses

New digital platform brings together more than 40 companies across multiple industries to provide meaningful support to small businesses during the COVID-19 crisis and recovery efforts through 2020
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April 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ - American Express (NYSE: AXP) today announced it has established ‘Stand for Small,’ a coalition of more than 40 companies across media, technology, consumer goods, professional services, and many other industries, that have come together to provide meaningful support to small businesses as they navigate the impacts of Covid-19.

Tetra Tech’s Terrence Blair Applies Information Technology Strategies to Solve Business Problems for Federal Clients

Applying information technology strategies to solve business problems for federal clients
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Terrence Blair is the Chief Technology Officer for the federal information technology (IT) programs in Tetra Tech’s Arlington, Virginia, office. Terrence has 30 years of experience working in the IT field in various technical, management, and strategic roles and has been with Tetra Tech for more than 10 years. He has more than 15 years of experience focused on strategic technology consulting and has worked for a variety of commercial, nonprofit, and federal clients.

Rising to the Coronavirus Challenge — How the New T-Mobile is Working Hard to Help Bridge the Gap Between Students and Teachers

By Mike Katz
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T-Mobile and Sprint have helped get connectivity solutions in place for over 500,000 students across more than 820 schools and school districts nationwide in the last month alone.

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T-Mobile and Sprint have helped get connectivity solutions in place for over 500,000 students across more than 820 schools and school districts nationwide in the last month alone.

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