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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.

Discovery Education to Inspire the Next Generation of Coders Through New Digital Service

Discovery Education’s Coding Provided at No-Cost to All Discovery Education Experience Users Through the Remainder of the Year to Help Educators Engage Remote Students
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HP Launches Free Print, Play, and Learn Platform

Collaborates with education leaders to provide hundreds of free printable activities to families learning from home
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PALO ALTO, Calif., April 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ — HP Inc. today launched Print, Play & Learn, a free online resource to support millions of families around the world who have transitioned to learning from home. Collaborating with education leaders, including Education.com, TIME for Kids, Canva, and KiwiCo, HP is curating weekly literacy content as well as worksheets, coloring pages, puzzles and other learning printables for parents with children ages 2-12.

Using Project-Based Learning to Develop 21st Century Skills

Contributed by Sandy Swartz, M.Ed., Instructional Technology Trainer, St. Tammany Parish Public School System
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In today’s classrooms, students need more than academic knowledge to thrive in college, careers and beyond. As a result, educators are dually tasked with increasing core subject comprehension and developing 21st-century skills, especially in STEM. Project-based learning (PBL) is designed to do both. By inviting students to solve real-world challenges in their own community, we can draw the connection between these modern skills and the changing world around us.

Undeniably Dairy: Caring for Cows and Nourishing Communities

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As part of their educational initiative called Undeniably Dairy, America’s dairy farmers and Discovery Education offer a suite of no-cost virtual learning resources that take middle school students behind-the-scenes of the dairy community. Whether it’s learning about milk’s journey from farm to table or exploring the technology and innovations transforming modern dairy farming, Undeniably Dairy engages students in interactive experiences that bring dairy farming to life like never before!

A Framework for Enterprise Artificial Intelligence Adoption

Defining a practical approach to iteratively adopt AI while effectively using data to achieve meaningful results
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Tetra Tech’s five-step process enables organizations to adopt artificial intelligence (AI) enterprise-wide, gaining stakeholder buy-in along the way.

In large part, organizations apply AI to specific business needs but struggle to adopt AI at the enterprise level. This may lead to redundant AI solutions and lack of standardization in addressing similar business needs. At Tetra Tech, we help clients effectively apply AI throughout their organizations using the process outlined below.

Step 1: Identify your organization’s needs

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