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Bridging the STEM Opportunity Gap

By Cody Sanford | Special to The Times
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We live in a world where technology touches almost every facet of our lives — and where tech jobs are a cornerstone of the economy.

Rockwell Automation Launches Milwaukee's First Math Week Dec. 14-18

Students and families surpass five-day 100,000 minute math learning challenge
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Rockwell Automation, in partnership with MIND Research Institute and Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS), launched its first Milwaukee Math Week Challenge on Monday, Dec. 14, at 8 a.m. through midnight Friday, Dec. 18. With so many kids today relying on virtual schooling, Milwaukee Math Week offered a fun way for students and families to play a game together while strengthening core math, reading, and science skills.

Tetra Tech's Institute for Public-Private Partnerships Achieves Industry-Leading Accreditation

Announcing Tetra Tech's achievement in becoming an accredited training organization for APMG International's Certified Public-Private Partnership Professional (CP3P) Foundation program
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December 23, 2020, Arlington, Virginia /3BL Media/ - Tetra Tech’s Institute for Public-Private Partnerships (IP3) is pleased to announce our achievement in becoming an accredited training organization for APMG International's Certified Public-Private Partnership Professional (CP3P) Foundation program. There are currently fewer than 25 CP3P accredited training organizations worldwide.

Booz Allen's Powerful Year of Giving Capped Off with Washington Business Journal Recognition for Corporate Philanthropy Efforts

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Booz Allen Hamilton founders Edwin Booz and Jim Allen believed that the values of corporate and individual citizenship make our communities better for all. Today, the firm is building on that vision by investing in social innovation and partnering with organizations that share Booz Allen’s values.

A Passion for Purpose and Resilience in Learning at IBM Canada

By Carolyn Murphy
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One thing that our final three IBM Service Corps (ISC) projects in Canada have in common – they’re focused on executing two elements of IBM’s Corporate Social Responsibility mission: improving education and skills development as well as supporting community resilience. In response to COVID-19, IBM Canada has partnered with the social purpose sector to address the sector’s digital transformation needs; build a demand-led Good Jobs pilot; and, help educators and students better access STEM curriculum and resources.

FIRST® and Qualcomm Incorporated Collaborate on New Innovation Challenge to Ensure All Young People Have a Pathway to Innovation

New global offering available for FIRST Tech Challenge and FIRST Robotics Competition, the FIRST Innovation Challenge presented by Qualcomm will provide teams pathways to innovation and invention learning
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MANCHESTER, N.H., December 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Global PreK-12 nonprofit organization FIRST® and world-leading wireless technology innovator Qualcomm Incorporated announced they are collaborating to extend innovation programming through FIRST, preparing the next generation of problem solvers by ensuring all students have a pathway to innovation.

Mobile Connectivity Ensures Continuity of Learning, Strengthens Communities

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As a fourth-grade teacher at Hopkins Elementary School in rural Somerset, Kentucky, Kayla Simpson leverages mobile technologies to nurture her students’ interest in learning and to grow effective critical thinkers and problem solvers. Since September 2018, Hopkins Elementary students have engaged in interactive, differentiated, self-directed learning experiences using connected tablets and mobile educational apps that support learning while in school.

ON Semiconductor Foundation Grant Empowers Latina Youth with Adelante Mujeres' Help

Written by Cassandra Savel, corporate social responsibility intern
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The ON Semiconductor Foundation seeks to serve and provide for the needs of communities across the globe. Through its grant making, the ON Semiconductor Foundation is empowering and providing opportunities for growth among underrepresented populations. As an underrepresented population, the Latinx community in the United States faces challenges related to discrimination, economic poverty, immigration and community opportunity, which affect the experience of youth as they navigate childhood, adolescence and beyond.

7 No-Cost Professional Learning Resources Inspiring Educators to Reimagine Teaching

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If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s the need for flexibility. In schools, that means meeting students where they are with accessible content designed for any learning environment. 

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