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Resources From Discovery Education and Its Partners Available to Help Families and Students Improve Financial Literacy

In Response to COVID-19 and the Increased Need for Virtual Learning Resources, Discovery Education is Offering Schools Free Access to the Discovery Education Experience
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SILVER SPRING, Md., April 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Dynamic no-cost digital content from Discovery Education and its partners is available to help families and students across the United States improve financial literacy throughout April, the Financial Literacy Month.

Discovery Education and Afterschool Alliance Debut New App to Help Students Experience Social Distancing During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Students and Families Around the World Now Empowered to Understand the Science Behind Social Distancing from the Palm of Their Hands
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SILVER SPRINGS, Md., Monday, March 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ – To help students of all ages understand social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, Discovery Education and Afterschool Alliance today announced the launch of a new application for iOS products called Social Distancing Trainer.

Discovery Education and Afterschool Alliance Debut New App to Help Students Experience Social Distancing During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Students and Families Around the World Now Empowered to Understand the Science Behind Social Distancing from the Palm of Their Hands
Press Release

SILVER SPRINGS, Md., Monday, March 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ – To help students of all ages understand social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, Discovery Education and Afterschool Alliance today announced the launch of a new application for iOS products called Social Distancing Trainer.

Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids Pledge Challenge Opens to Inspire Virtual Collaboration Between Teachers, Students, and Parents

Contest Elevates Financial Literacy Learning with Opportunities for Schools to Win $10,000 For Educational Resources
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SILVER SPRINGS, Md., Wednesday, March 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Jackson Charitable Foundation, a nonprofit with the mission to advance financial knowledge on a national scale, and Discovery Education today opened the 4th annual Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids Pledge Challenge. This challenge enables communities to collaborate virtually, empowering students and local schools with financial literacy.

Discovery Education Expands Coronavirus Response to Help Educators Transition to Virtual Learning

New Professional Learning Opportunities to Support School Systems’ and Educators’ Efforts to Maintain Continuity of Learning
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Open P-TECH Goes Live!

Free Tech and Professional Skills - Anytime, Anywhere.
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The newly released platform, Open P-TECH, is a free digital education experience launched by IBM to equip young people, aged 14-20, and educators with foundational knowledge about topics like cybersecurity, AI and cloud computing, plus professional skills like Design Thinking and Agile. 
 

Bringing STEM to Students With Help From Cox Enterprises

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Imagine a world where Netflix makes your kids smarter, and Youtube is safe. A world where K-12 children can live-stream classes from the very best instructors in courses like robotics, microbiology, chemistry and engineering (like Peleton classes, but for STEM education). 

ON Semiconductor Helps Inspire Future Scientists Through Decade-Long Giving Partnership with the Gulf of Maine Research Institute

by Candaice Robetoy, CSR Intern
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ON Semiconductor is passionate about the communities in which we do business. Through our giving program, we continuously look for ways to be better neighbors and stewards of the planet. As fervent supporters of STEM/STEAM based education and its immense impact on children's interests and motivation to pursue education and careers in these fields, ON Semiconductor was thrilled to collaborate with the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) to help fund the LabVenture Experience.

Safe Tech Cybersecurity Kit for Kids and Families

Have The Talk today to stay safe online!
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Have you been up to date on how to protect yourself and your devices? Test your cybersecurity know-how with this quiz and activity kit today! Perfect for kids and families. 

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