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Raising the Bar in Math and Science

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Eastman’s MathElites and ScienceElites programs provide insightful and inspirational training to math and science teachers. Empowering teachers to apply fresh and creative teaching strategies and practical applications strengthens existing curriculum and is having an exponential impact in the classroom.

In partnership with East Tennessee State University Center of Excellence in Mathematics and Science Education, the programs have benefitted more than 40,000 students.

Developing Skills at Stope School

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As part of our commitment to workplace diversity, Red Lake Gold Mines implemented the Stope School Program in 2007.

The New MBA Will Educate the 'Whole Manager'

by John Howell, Editorial Director, 3BL Media
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Behind the unending stream of headlines about executive malfeasance, there’s a lot of thought and action going on in progressive quarters about how to improve leadership training so that business can perform better.

Making Connections: From Classroom to Career

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By Nathaniel Wallace, M.A.T.L.T., M.A., Media Arts & Technology Teacher, Prince George’s County Public Schools

Jackson Charitable Foundation and Discovery Education Launch Second Annual “Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids” Contest to Encourage Fiscally Fit Habits Among Youth

– Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids Launches Second Annual Pledge Contest Awarding $10,000 to a Winning School, Plus $1,000 for a Charity of their Choice –
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SILVER SPRING, Md., September 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Jackson Charitable Foundation, a nonprofit with the mission to advance financial knowledge on a national scale and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms today announced the second annual Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids Contest! The contest invites elementary school teachers and families to take a pledge to teach kids how to “earn, save, spend and donate”

Amgen Scholars Program in Singapore

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The Amgen Scholars Program provides young scientists across the globe access and opportunity through cutting-edge research experiences and exposure to biotechnology and drug discovery. In this video, Singapore Amgen Scholar, Su Chang Chloe shares her story about participating in the program at Kyoto University, Japan and the opportunities for independent research, networking, and communication skills.

Putting Students in the Driver’s Seat Helps Develop Lifelong Learners

by Victoria Glazar, Verizon Corporate Social Responsibility
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A recent report by the Institute for the Future notes that the ability and motivation to self-direct one’s learning path will be among the most important traits of successful workers in the future. Because advancements in technology will change jobs and create new ones at such a rapid pace, future workers will be in a continual state of on-the-job-training.

Partnership Promotes Classroom Reading Goal: 15 Pages A Day

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The Paper and Packaging Board’s 15 Pages A Day campaign, which promotes reading on paper and illustrates the benefits of reading 15 pages each day, has recently made its way to classroom curricula around the country. Through a partnership with Young Minds Inspired (YMI), the Paper and Packaging Board is promoting a classroom reading goal of 15 pages every day.

DXC Technology Embraces Sustainability Innovations in Its First Year

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In its first year of operation, DXC Technology has adopted sustainable, forward-thinking business practices to drive positive social, economic and environmental outcomes.

Among the progress announced in the 2018 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report:

Scientists, Inventors, Entrepreneurs: These Girls Are Ready to Show the World That STEM Isn’t Just a Boy Thing

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“I read somewhere that for every one girl that’s in a STEM career, there’s like five boys,” says sixth grader Danielle, looking around the classroom with eyes filled with wonder. “To see that there are 50 girls who want to partake in this is just crazy.”

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