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Illumina Corporation Foundation and Discovery Education Inspire Youth to Pursue Careers in STEM and Genomics through New Groundbreaking Program ‘DNA Decoded’

Illumina Corporation Foundation invests in digitally immersive education curriculum program to pave the way for the next generation of genomics professionals
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SILVER SPRING. Md., February 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Illumina Corporate Foundation and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital curriculum resources, digital content, and professional development for K-12 classrooms, today launched DNA Decoded, a program designed to equip middle and high school teachers with the power to unlock the study of genomics to advance the future for their students.

Ignite My Future in Schools 2019 Community Nights Kickoff

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February 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ —Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Discovery Education partnered in 2017 to develop a one-of-a-kind transdisciplinary approach to education that would transform the way students across America learn. The program, Ignite My Future in School (IMFIS), encourages students and educators nationwide to adapt computational thinking as foundational skill for 21st century success. IMFIS aims to engage 20,000 teachers and one million U.S.

The Verizon Foundation Names 5g Edtech Challenge Winners and Awards a Total of $1m to Bring Classroom Solutions to Life

The Verizon Foundation commits to be the first to introduce 5G technology to schools across the U.S. in 2019.
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BASKING RIDGE, N.J., February 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ – TThe Verizon Foundation, in partnership with NYC Media Lab, announced the ten winners of the Verizon 5G EdTech Challenge. From AR and VR experiences, to machine learning, AI and mixed reality, projects were chosen for their ability to solve for student engagement, teacher preparedness and special needs support.

Intel’s Tech Learning Lab Offers a Virtual Education, on Wheels

Intel and HP partner on a mobile learning lab, bringing VR and high-tech experiences to students
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On a recent morning at McClymonds High School in west Oakland, California, students soared through outer space, dissected frogs in a high-tech laboratory and toured the a Smithsonian American Art Museum exhibition up close — all without leaving their campus.

ISTE and Discovery Education Launch New Partnership Offering Members Innovative and Engaging Digital Resources that Bring STEM to Life in the Classroom

- ISTE Members are Now Eligible to Receive Access to STEM Connect, Discovery Education’s Newest Digital Service -
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SILVER SPRING, Md., February 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The International Society for Technology and Education (ISTE) a global education organization with a bold vision that technology can transform teaching and learning, accelerate innovation, and solve tough problems in education, today announced a new partnership with Discovery Education.

JetBlue Foundation E-Newsletter: A Glance at 2018

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The JetBlue Foundation Celebrated National STEM Day by Awarding Grants to Power STEM Initiatives in Puerto Rico

NBA and Discovery Education Invite Teachers and Students Nationwide to Game Plan For the Future: An All-Star Virtual Field Trip

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-Charlotte Hornets Forward Marvin Williams and NBA Executives to Host No-Cost Virtual Field Trip Focusing on How the STEM Skills Students Learn Today Can Lead to Future Career Opportunities -

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-Charlotte Hornets Forward Marvin Williams and NBA Executives to Host No-Cost Virtual Field Trip Focusing on How the STEM Skills Students Learn Today Can Lead to Future Career Opportunities -

Arrow Electronics Expands Access to Agriculture Technology in Rural Schools

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DENVER, January 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Now in its fourth year of sponsorship, Arrow Electronics is celebrating the National Western Stock Show by expanding access to agricultural technology in rural schools. The company is sponsoring a new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program at Eads High School in Eastern Colorado that aims to improve livestock management. 

Orlando Science Center Students Become Pilots With Lockheed Martin Technology

Lockheed Martin donates high-tech simulation software fostering STEM education in Orlando
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ORLANDO, Fla., January 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) donated Prepar3D licenses valued at more than $32,000 to the Orlando Science Center kicking off the annual Otronicon conference furthering science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education in the Central Florida community.

Lockheed Martin Announces $50,000 Scholarship for STEM Students in Partnership with Surface Navy Association

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WASHINGTON, D.C., January 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced a $50,000 scholarship program for students pursuing a STEM path, in partnership with the Surface Navy Association (SNA).

The scholarship will be $10,000 a year for the next five years. Four students across the nation will receive a $2,500 award each year for financial aid. Recipients of the 2019 scholarship will be announced in the spring.

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