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Tetra Tech Recognizes International Women in Engineering Day 2020

Raising the profiles of Tetra Tech’s #WomenInSTEM and sharing how they help #ShapeTheWorld of tomorrow
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Tetra Tech is supporting International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) 2020 on June 23rd to inspire girls and celebrate women in engineering careers. We are highlighting our female engineers from across our global operations and sharing how they #ShapeTheWorld. By raising their profiles, we hope to encourage those who aspire to become engineers by helping them understand the opportunities and career paths that the engineering sector can provide.

Arrow Electronics Supports Outreach to Tanzanian Students During Pandemic

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., July 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ – When the pandemic forced Tanzania-based nonprofit Neema International to close its early education center and primary school, founder Mandy Stein worried about more than students falling behind academically.

Neema operates in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro with a DigiTruck technology classroom that sits on the site, thanks to the support of Arrow Electronics.

(Re)Defining STEM During Distance Learning

By Jessica Kessler, Professional Development Facilitator, TGR Foundation
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While STEM has been a part of the education landscape for decades, there are still pockets of students unable to access meaningful STEM experiences regularly.

The U.S. Department of Education’s STEM education plan was meant to help prepare more students for career-ready jobs in STEM fields. While students are graduating with STEM-related degrees, many lack the skills that companies desire.

Digital Resources to Spark Conversations About the Prevention of Underage Drinking

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Parents are the leading influence on their kids’ decision to drink – or not to drink – alcohol. Research shows that since 2003 underage drinking has declined 50% and conversations between parents and their kids about alcohol have increased 73%.

Girl Scouts of the USA and Discovery Education Receive 2020 EdTech Breakthrough Award for Girls Get STEM Initiative

Prestigious Awards Program Recognizes Outstanding Educational Technology Products and Companies
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SILVER SPRING, Md., June 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Discovery Education today announced that EdTech Breakthrough – a leading market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies and solutions in the global educational technology market – has selected the Girls Get STEM Initiative from Girl Scouts of the USA and Discovery Education as the winner of the “Best Science Learning Solution” award in the se

The Way We Work Now: Teaching from a Distance with HP Inc.

A look at teachers and students are rising to the challenge of distance learning
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On a Friday in mid-March, Jana Maiuri listened as her 6th-grade students engaged in a spirited discussion of the George Orwell classic Animal Farm. They had been preparing for this final student-led seminar all week, and while Maiuri was thrilled to hear their thoughtful questions and well-informed answers, inside, her mind was racing. She had just gotten word that school buildings would be closing for the foreseeable future in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

#TtInspires: Shaun McKay, Environmental Scientist

Finding opportunities to pursue passions and develop professionally with Tetra Tech
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Shaun has a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science from the University of Newcastle and is excited about the opportunity Coffey, a Tetra Tech Company, gave him to develop professionally after a hiatus from consulting. We talked with Shaun as part of our #TtInspires campaign celebrating the passion of Tetra Tech employees. Follow #TtInspires on social media for more stories.

Igniting Student Innovation for a Healthy Planet Through STEM-Focused Digital Resources

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Marine biology and human life are inextricably linked, and the oceans may hold the secrets to many of our most pressing issues. In fact, recent research finds that even COVID-19 solutions may be underneath the ocean's surface: according to one recent study bacteria found deep in the sea may be helpful in detecting the Coronavirus.

Sparking the Next Generation of Young Scientists with Science at Home

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With nearly 55 million students across the US still homebound due to COVID-19, STEM education has now moved from the classroom to the home.

Itron and Discovery Education Present the 'Internet of Things' Virtual Field Trip Amplifying the Connections Between Innovation and Conservation

June 5th No-Cost Virtual Experience Helps Educators Engage with Students on the Topic of Sustainability in the Era of Remote Learning and Observe World Environment Day
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SILVER SPRING, Md., May 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ - In celebration of World Environment Day, Itron and Discovery Education—the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms—present the Internet of Things: Infinite Possibilities Virtual Field Trip, premiering on June 5, 2020. Students and families can register for the no-cost field trip here.

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