This engineer and dancer is on a mission to empower more black and Latina girls to explore technology through dance.
By Garage Staff
Yamilée Toussaint Beach is easily described as a polymath. Growing up on Long Island, she excelled in math and science in school, and after class dedicated herself to jazz, ballet, and modern dance.
“Pursuing engineering was just as possible for me as becoming a dancer or a writer or anything in the humanities,” she says. “I think a large part is the fact that both my parents have STEM-related (science, technology, engineering, and math) professions.” Now both retired, her father was a mechanical engineer, and her mother was a lab technician.
Employees and Employers Empowered with No-Cost Educational Resources Addressing Opioid Misuse Prevention
SILVER SPRING, Md., March 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Operation Prevention program, created in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Discovery Education, today announced a four-part digital module series to educate workplace professionals about the opioid epidemic and provide resources for prevention.
The CNH Industrial Foundation recently issued a grant to Junior Achievement of South Central PA, U.S.A. CNH Industrial employees in New Holland, PA along with employees at other North America locations volunteer with Junior Achievement throughout the year. Together, the goal is to help as many students as possible prepare for the future through programs in financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship education. We are partnering together to invest in the future of our communities!
New Content Available in Discovery Education Experience and the Science and Social Studies Techbooks Helps Educators Engage Students in a Wide Variety of Important Topics
SILVER SPRING, Md., March 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Discovery Education – the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms – today announced the addition of hundreds of new assets to its award-winning digital services.
The Connect To Learn program is a public-private partnership that brings mobile technology and 3G/4G-based Internet access to underserved schools in Myanmar, offering students the opportunity to leapfrog to a 21st century education. The program promotes universal access to quality secondary education by providing user-friendly learning devices for teachers and students to use in the classroom. The program delivers information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure and training to nearly 30,000 students and 310 teachers from 31 schools.
By Eric Moore and Jason Porter, STEM Educators and Directors at TGR Foundation
When we facilitate professional development events, there’s often a common theme: teachers understand the importance of active STEM teaching and learning, but don’t always know how to implement it in a way that supports the diverse needs of their students. In our work with TGR EDU: Explore, a partnership between TGR Foundation and Discovery Education, we provide guidance to educators on how to prepare students for success through active, engaging instruction.
When I was 13, my parents and I had the talk. No not that talk. I finally had my very own Facebook page, and we needed to have a talk about how to stay safe online. Some pointers included not accepting friend requests from strangers, reporting anything suspicious and, of course, no chatting with boys. This used to be the extent of cyber safety talk in my household and many other households across the world, but times have changed.
February 20, 2020, /3BL Media/ - The Greenlee County Community Investment Fund recently selected the recipients and awarded more than $160,000 in grants to local communities and non-profit organizations.
The Greenlee County CIF is overseen by a committee of community leaders assembled by the Freeport-McMoRan Community Partnership Panel, to identify and address community needs in health care, education, environment, economic development and transportation.
By Michael C. Knowlton, Professional Learning Specialist, Santa Rosa Schools
Scholarships are a valuable resource that can help ease the path to higher education. The scholarship application process is critical, but may be unfamiliar to students and their families.
As teachers, students rely on us to be a reliable support system when preparing for college, making it imperative that we help students understand how to leverage scholarships. Programs such as TGR EDU: Explore, developed by TGR Foundation, A Tiger Woods Charity, in partnership with Discovery Education, provide no-cost resources to help students prepare for college.
When Hurricane Dorian stalled over the Bahamas islands last September, it destroyed everything in its path. The powerful Category 5 hurricane packed 355 km/hr (221 mph) wind gusts and sent a seven-meter wall of water onto the low-lying island. Buildings, homes, and the North Campus of the University of Bahamas suffered extensive damage.