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How Is COVID-19 Impacting Education for Children From Multilingual Communities?

A Cisco grantee since 2018, TalkingPoints is using innovative technology to improve student learning outcomes in multilingual, diverse, and underserved communities.
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Why Global Citizens Should Care

Children in crisis are some of the world’s most vulnerable. They lack access to the educational tools and resources they need to recover and escape poverty. You can join us and take action on this issue here.

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Why Global Citizens Should Care

Children in crisis are some of the world’s most vulnerable. They lack access to the educational tools and resources they need to recover and escape poverty. You can join us and take action on this issue here.

Empowering Students and Educators To Learn and Teach From Virtually Anywhere

How Qualcomm Snapdragon compute platforms offer education solutions for today and tomorrow
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There has been a rapid transition in education, from classroom learning for the majority of students to remote learning. This unprecedented shift has revealed many challenges that further expand the homework gap, including lack of access to the devices or connectivity needed to keep pace with today’s methods of learning and teaching.

Kristen's Story: How ScottsMiracle-Gro Helped One Associate Achieve Her MBA

by Dianna Caspary, Associate Communications Manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro
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Kristen’s graduation day in May 2020 was postponed and changed to a virtual commencement due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It was disappointing, however, the actual date of graduation day did not define Kristen’s two-and-a-half-year journey to receive her Master of Business Administration (MBA).

Growing more than lawns and gardens

Three Thoughtful Tips to Help High Schoolers Design Their Futures

By: Linda Hixson a Technology Teacher at Shenandoah Valley Jr/Sr High School in the Shenandoah Valley School District of Pennsylvania
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While moving into adulthood, teens are faced with a number of paths. Empowering students to select which path works best for them and determine how to best financially plan for the future are key to ensuring that some of their first adult decisions set them on a trajectory toward success.  

Coffee's Great Hope

Inspiring the next generation of coffee farmers
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Cesar Ernesto Buezo has only recently developed a taste for coffee. He spent his whole life surrounded by the cherry plants on his family's farm, but he hadn't thought to stop and appreciate the flavor until he took part in Nescafé's Youth Initiative. "The biggest breakthrough for me was the simple act of noticing the cup of coffee that I was producing," he says. "Testing it, tasting the different flavors, studying colors and texture… this was all entirely new".

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Celebrating Dow's First Female Research Scientist

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Our first female research scientist, Sylvia Stoesser, Ph.D., began working for Dow in 1929. Dr. Stoesser went on to hold 29 patents, five of which led to a process which enabled the Dowell Division — a billion-dollar-a-year business. She also laid the important groundwork for the polystyrene used in a variety of plastics today.

Women in science have shaped the face of industry and continue to do so to this day. Learn more about Dr. Stoesser and her important contributions to the field of chemistry.

With Digital Mentorship, Bloomberg Is Making Higher Education More Accessible

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“I’ve wanted to be a doctor since I was ten years old,” recalls Leicester, UK-based student, Georgina. “But I didn’t know how I would be a doctor.”

Georgina’s story is a familiar one for many college-bound students — particularly those from less-advantaged backgrounds, who more often than their peers lack the critical mentorship to navigate the labyrinthine college and financial aid application processes that await them in their crucial next decisions in life.

Children's Mental Health in the Time of COVID

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The pandemic has exacerbated depression and anxiety, especially among children. A new Child Mind Institute survey supported by Morgan Stanley shows the depth and breadth of the problem.

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The pandemic has exacerbated depression and anxiety, especially among children. A new Child Mind Institute survey supported by Morgan Stanley shows the depth and breadth of the problem.

Scotiabank and Mitacs Launch the Scotiabank Economic Resilience Research Fund

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TORONTO,  January 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank announced the launch of the Scotiabank Economic Resilience Research Fund in collaboration with Mitacs, a Canadian not-for-profit organization that operates research and training programs in partnership with academia, private industry and government.

Over the next three years, the Scotiabank Economic Resilience Research Fund will aim to increase the understanding of the factors that drive economic resilience in communities across Canada by underwriting graduate, doctorate, and post-doctorate research internships for students.

Let's Celebrate Mentorship

By Tracie Zakavec, Aaron Hobbs, and Margarita Madrigal
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January 17th marks the International Day of Mentoring, which offers an opportunity to celebrate and promote the value mentoring can bring to the lives of our youth worldwide. In our roles as teacher, student and mentor with the IBM-inspired P-TECH schools, we have seen firsthand how mentoring relationships can transform both mentor and protege, expanding perspectives to help shape career pathways. Below, we share our experiences with you.

Tracie Zakavec
Teacher, Skyline High School – PTECH
Longmont, Colorado

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