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2 Steps to Become a Student-Centered Educator in Any Teaching Environment

by Saki Hashimoto, Learning Facilitator, TGR Foundation – A Tiger Woods Charity
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Student engagement, in either the in-person or virtual environment, is critical to learning.  One way to immediately connect with students and heighten engagement is to teach in the student-centered approach. The student-centered approach emphasizes authentic opportunities for students to be creators of information, not just consumers of information.

Here’s a two-step process to make the student-centered approach come alive in your own teaching, no matter where learning is taking place:

EarthX to Join Global GivingTuesday Movement in Support of Creating a Cleaner, Greener Planet

Press Release

DALLAS, November 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ – On December 1st, EarthX will kick-off the holiday season by celebrating Giving Tuesday with an inaugural fundraising campaign in support of important environmental programming that will help shape our world now and in the future. Such programs include a youth initiative, educational content for the world’s first environmental conservation streaming platform, EarthX TV, and an annual expo that brings together tens of thousands of people worldwide who are tackling some of the most important issues our planet is facing.

Duke Energy Provides $1 Million in Grants to Support 40 Organizations Focused on Social Justice, Racial Equity in North Carolina

40 organizations receive grants to reduce disparate outcomes, support training, policy and criminal justice reform
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., November 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Duke Energy has announced the recipients of $1 million in grants through the Duke Energy Foundation to nonprofit organizations committed to social justice and racial equity in North Carolina.

$25,000 grants will be distributed to 40 organizations across North Carolina.

ON Semiconductor Offers Care and Support to Salberghaus in Germany

Written By: Joseph Notaro, vice president of worldwide automotive strategy and business development
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In honor of World Kindness Day 2020, a global day that promotes the importance of being kind to each other, to yourself and to the world, ON Semiconductor employees based in Germany shared their kindness. They recently lent a helping hand to a local charity in Munich called, Salberghaus, which provides a wide range of inpatient, semi-inpatient and outpatient services, as well as in day-care centers for children between the ages of two weeks and 10 years, and their families.

Native CDFI Awards Recognize Two CDFIs for Vision, Ingenuity in Responding to COVID-19-related Economic Crisis in Indian Country

Alaska’s Cook Inlet Lending Center and South Dakota’s Black Hills Community Loan Fund receive grants for work to support Native communities impacted by the pandemic
Press Release

WASHINGTON, November 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Last night, the Native CDFI Awards honored two Native community development financial institutions (CDFIs) — Cook Inlet Lending Center in Alaska and Black Hills Community Loan Fund in South Dakota — for their unique approaches to helping Native-owned small businesses survive the COVID-19 pandemic.

Volunteers of America National Services Awarded $3 Million Grant From Wells Fargo Foundation to Develop Innovative Veteran Housing Solutions

Press Release

ALEXANDRIA, Va., November 11, 2020 /3BL Media/—Wells Fargo Foundation has awarded Volunteers of America National Services (VOANS) with a $3 million grant to develop permanent supportive affordable homes for previously homeless veterans using innovative construction techniques while also supporting much needed construction job training for veterans.

Newman's Own® Awards Ceremony to Be Broadcast on Nov. 11 on MilitaryTimes.com

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ROCKVILLE, Md., November 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Fisher House Foundation, Military Times, and Newman’s Own will announce the 2020 Newman’s Own Awards winners in a ceremony broadcast on MilitaryTimes.com on Nov. 11, 2020 at 12 p.m. EST. The grants, totaling $200,000, will be awarded to six non-profit organizations supporting veterans, military service members, and their families.

Speakers for the ceremony include Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Mark A. Milley.

Vistra Shares Q3 Renewable Energy and Social Impact Achievements

Multimedia with summary

With earnings above expectations, 1,000 megawatts in newly announced solar and battery projects, and thousands of customers and communities assisted through the pandemic, Vistra is proud to recognize the achievements of Q3 2020.

Read more here.

Joint Base San Antonio Honored with America Recycles Day Recycling Hero Award

America Recycles Day is November 15
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SAN ANTONIO, TX, November 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA) will receive the second annual America Recycles Day® (ARD) Recycling Hero Award by Keep Texas Beautiful and Keep America Beautiful®. The ARD Recycling Hero Award recognizes groups or individuals who have made a significant contribution to the promotion or implementation of recycling programs. The award will be presented to JBSA on ARD, a Keep America Beautiful national program and the only nationally recognized day dedicated to celebrating recycling annually on and around November 15.

Laptop, Hot Spot Donations Help Bridge Digital Divide

Edison International donates $520,000 to the California Bridging the Digital Divide Fund, including refurbished laptops and cash donations to purchase hot spots for schools in need.
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When the pandemic and distance learning first began eight months ago, Clement Middle School Principal Wes Cullen made sure all of his sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students who needed Chromebooks and hot spots got them. The effort was part of a larger one led by the Redlands Unified School District

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