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Stanley Black & Decker and Discovery Education Award $50,000 in Grants and Prizes to “Innovation Generation Contest” Grand Prize Winners

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New Nationwide Contest Awards New Jersey’s William Davies Middle School and Nebraska’s St. Mary’s Catholic Elementary School $25,000 Each to Build State-of-the-Art Stanley Black & Decker Makerspaces

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New Nationwide Contest Awards New Jersey’s William Davies Middle School and Nebraska’s St. Mary’s Catholic Elementary School $25,000 Each to Build State-of-the-Art Stanley Black & Decker Makerspaces

Comcast Partners with Three More State Attorneys General on Internet Safety Through Internet Essentials

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Georgia, South Carolina, and Alabama attorneys general join the nationwide effort to address challenges seniors, parents, and students face online. Comcast surprised students and seniors with free laptops and invests in digital skills training across three southeastern states.

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Georgia, South Carolina, and Alabama attorneys general join the nationwide effort to address challenges seniors, parents, and students face online. Comcast surprised students and seniors with free laptops and invests in digital skills training across three southeastern states.

How Do We Raise a Generation of Digital Citizens?

New Common Sense census looks inside the 21st-century classroom
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We’re raising a generation of digital citizens. Digital citizenship skills, like staying cyber safe, knowing about online privacy, and thinking critically and responsibly in the digital age, are critical to a 21st-century education. With the right support, kids can take ownership of their digital lives and have the skills and agency to change their communities for the better.

The New Normal: The Fourth Industrial Revolution’s Demand for Perpetual Learning

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By Tae Yoo Senior Vice-President, Corporate Affairs and Corporate Social Responsibility, Cisco

The world is changing. The Fourth Industrial Revolution is here, and it is having an impact on everything, including the future of work. A significant evolution of the labour market is forecast over the next 10 years, and we do not fully know all the jobs of the future.

Cisco GPS Challenge Highlights | Social Entrepreneur Jara Makes Education Accessible, Anytime and Anywhere

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Cisco is committed to positively impacting 1 billion people by 2025. As part of our work, we seek to inspire and empower a generation of global problem solvers who will not only survive – but drive and thrive – in our increasingly digital economy. Our third annual Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge aims to recognize new business ideas that leverage technology for social impact from student entrepreneurs around the world.

As we get closer to announcing the finalists for the 2019 Global Problem Solver Challenge, we are highlighting the work of some social entrepreneurs who became finalists during past Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenges. 

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Cisco is committed to positively impacting 1 billion people by 2025. As part of our work, we seek to inspire and empower a generation of global problem solvers who will not only survive – but drive and thrive – in our increasingly digital economy. Our third annual Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge aims to recognize new business ideas that leverage technology for social impact from student entrepreneurs around the world.

As we get closer to announcing the finalists for the 2019 Global Problem Solver Challenge, we are highlighting the work of some social entrepreneurs who became finalists during past Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenges. 

Video | HP's Sustainable Impact: Bringing EdTech To Learners In Uganda

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HP believes education is a human right, and technology can be the great equalizer. We are partnering with Education Cannot Wait, UNHCR and Learning Equality to bring tech-enabled learning to students in Uganda, including refugee learners, through a pilot initiative using HP School Cloud. HP School Cloud is a learning management system preloaded with content and curriculum, and a wireless router all built into one that students can access from any wifi-enabled device--without an Internet connection.

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Discovery Education Streaming Plus Wins the Coveted EdTech ‘Cool Tool’ Award from EdTech Digest

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Streaming Plus Wins the Content Provider Solution Category as Discovery Education Places Five Finalists for the ‘Trendsetter’, ‘Cool Tool’, and ‘Edtech Leadership’ Awards

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Streaming Plus Wins the Content Provider Solution Category as Discovery Education Places Five Finalists for the ‘Trendsetter’, ‘Cool Tool’, and ‘Edtech Leadership’ Awards

Boeing and Discovery Education Launch New FUTURE U. Program to Inspire Student Careers in Aerospace Technology

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Innovative Aerospace Technology Program Encourages Students to Innovate in STEM and Aerospace, Offers Immersive Exploration of 21st Century Space Travel

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Innovative Aerospace Technology Program Encourages Students to Innovate in STEM and Aerospace, Offers Immersive Exploration of 21st Century Space Travel

Video | Arrow Electronics and Close the Gap Go on a Digital Training Tour through Kenya

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Arrow Electronics and social enterprise Close the Gap launched its third DigiTruck in August 2018. The DigiTruck is a mobile, solar-powered classroom and enterprise incubator. The new unit serves the Kenyan capital of Nairobi - one of Africa’s commercial hubs and a portal for Africa’s development in the 21st Century.

Kenya is poised to be a global success story because of its motivated youth, a dynamic private sector and improving infrastructure. But it must address gaps in modern workforce skills and technology access to unlock its potential. 

Students in 20,000 Classrooms Learn to Hack-Proof Their Life

Norton LifeLock, Symantec and Scholastic launch #CyberSmarts student magazine and teaching guide
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By Casey Mindlin, Director of Partnerships at Scholastic

When you see the name Scholastic, you might think of a Book Fair, paging through a Scholastic classroom magazine, or reading Clifford the Big Red Dog®. At Scholastic, we see literacy as the key to learning and achievement and, in addition to publishing and selling books, we develop educational content for teachers.

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