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100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund Announces New Grant Winning Institutions

MetLife Foundation Funds Second Group of Higher Education Partnerships
Press Release

WASHINGTON, November 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Department of State, U.S. Embassies, Partners of the Americas, and NAFSA: Association of International Educators announce new grant recipients in the latest 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund Competition.

USC Shoah Foundation and Discovery Education Unlock the Power of Testimony-Based Learning to Inspire Students, Educators, and Communities Nationwide

Summary: 
  • 'Teaching with Testimony’ Challenges Students to Employ Empathy, Build Critical Thinking Skills, and Become Inspired to Create a Brighter Future 
     
  • USC Shoah Foundation Collaborates with Partners to Commemorate 25th Anniversary of Schindler’s List with Exclusive Free Educational Screenings in 20 Markets 
Press Release
  • 'Teaching with Testimony’ Challenges Students to Employ Empathy, Build Critical Thinking Skills, and Become Inspired to Create a Brighter Future 
     
  • USC Shoah Foundation Collaborates with Partners to Commemorate 25th Anniversary of Schindler’s List with Exclusive Free Educational Screenings in 20 Markets 

The Future of Education Is More About Learning, Less About Teaching

by Kathryn Siranosian
Article

Students sitting at desks in neat rows facing the front of the room. Teachers writing on a chalkboard, delivering information to be memorized and later recalled on tests. Bells that signal it’s time to change classrooms.

What most consider “typical” school design has its roots in the Industrial Age when factory and assembly line workers were in high demand.

But this one-size-fits-all, rote approach to learning is now obsolete.

Partners In Preservation: Main Streets Awards $2 Million in Preservation Grants to Sites Reflecting America’s Diverse History

Press Release

October 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Today, American Express, the National Trust for Historic Preservation and Main Street America announced the winners of the 2018 Partners in Preservation: Main Streets campaign. The 11 winning historic sites will receive a total of $1.6 million in grants to fund their respective preservation projects.

Corporate Giving Increased for a Third Consecutive Year, up 15% Since 2015

Industry-leading corporate social investment survey of 252 companies confirms business’ commitment to stakeholder needs
Press Release

NEW YORK, October 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ — In the largest, most robust, industry-leading, and internationally-recognized research of corporate social investment, CECP: The CEO Force for Good, in association with The Conference Board, found in their annual Giving in Numbers: 2018 Edition report that leading corporations are intensifying efforts to meet key societal needs around the world.

5 1/2 Things Americans Are Saying About The Arts

By Timothy J. McClimon, Senior Vive President, Corporate Social Responsibility
Blog

One of the nonprofit organizations I support and volunteer with is Americans for the Arts, a national advocacy and membership organization. AFTA has recently published its latest public opinion survey on the arts entitled Americans Speak Out about the Arts. The report is based on a nationally representative sample of over 3,000 adults, and it updates a similar study that was conducted two years ago.

5 1/2 Things Americans Are Saying About The Arts

By Timothy J. McClimon, Senior Vive President, Corporate Social Responsibility
Blog

One of the nonprofit organizations I support and volunteer with is Americans for the Arts, a national advocacy and membership organization. AFTA has recently published its latest public opinion survey on the arts entitled Americans Speak Out about the Arts. The report is based on a nationally representative sample of over 3,000 adults, and it updates a similar study that was conducted two years ago.

P&G and Always Stand in Support of Girls Education and Equality on International Day of the Girl

Blog

At P&G, we're committed to creating a world where women and girls have equal opportunity and an equal voice. In honor of International Day of the Girl, a day focused on bringing attention, action, and enthusiasm to helping girls reach their full potential, we shared our support of two new programs that drive positive change towards gender equality.

Goldcorp Funding Enables Indigenous Business Talent to Thrive at UBC Sauder

Blog

As 2017 drew to a close, James Hobart recalls that his days felt routine, with few new challenges. But that was about to change when, along with 11 other participants, Hobart was accepted into the 2018 cohort of the Aboriginal Management Program (AMP) at the UBC Sauder School of Business.

The AMP is proudly supported by Goldcorp and is a rigorous five-month-long certificate program aimed at identifying promising Indigenous entrepreneurs then putting them on a fast track aimed at developing their leadership, project management, finance, and business planning skills.

Burps, Sharks, Your Insides and Other Scientific Matters

Sharing STEM Books and Passion with Middle Schoolers
Article

AAAS members including three AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellows (STPF) spent a fall day at a DC middle school sharing their experiences to help spur interest in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics) careers.

Read the full article on the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

 

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