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Gather the Family Around Cross-Curricular Learning

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The research is clear: when families support student learning, kids earn higher grades, stay in school longer, and are more motivated. Making this reality come to life means focusing on the whole student across the spectrum of health, academics, and social skills.

Walmart and North Carolina A&T State University Team up to Launch 'Equity in Education Initiative'

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BENTONVILLE, Ark., November 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ — On Thursday, November 19, Walmart and America’s largest and top-ranked historically Black university, North Carolina A&T State University, announced plans to launch the Equity in Education Initiative, a new program aimed at increasing the number of African American college graduates securing careers in fields critical to the nation’s workforce. The program will support undergraduate students with tailored resources and assistance as they pursue degrees in business, engineering and other professional disciplines.

A Virtual Field Trip Inspiring Student STEM Curiosity

by Ann Byrdie Bullock, M.Ed., Middle School Science Teacher, Independence Non-Traditional School in Virginia
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As a middle school educator, I know the critical importance of engaging my students in STEM. Research shows that this is the age kids, especially girls, opt out of STEM pursuits.

ON Semiconductor Adopts Underprivileged Schools in India

Written By: Rekha Nayak, human resources manager in India and grant advisor for Asia region
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World Children’s Day was first established in 1954 as Universal Children's Day and is celebrated on November 20 each year to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide and improving children's welfare.

This is an annual day of action for children and a time for generations to come together to reimagine the type of world we want to create.

STEM Careers Coalition Marks First Anniversary With an Expanded Membership of Diverse Industry Leaders and New, No-Cost Digital Resources for Educators, Students, and Families

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SILVER SPRING, Md., November 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The STEM Careers Coalition – the first-of-its-kind national STEM initiative powered by corporate leaders and anchored in schools by Discovery Education – marks its first anniversary by welcoming new members to the growing coalition and by offering educators, students, and families nationwide access to a host of new, no-cost digital resources.

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:

AI4ALL Virtual Summer Camp Thrived with ON Semiconductor's Help

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STEAM/STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) Day, which falls annually on November 8, celebrates the importance of promoting these skills. These subjects inarguably advance society and STEAM/STEM programs promote fun and engaging ways for students to immerse themselves in these subjects. 

Discovery Education and Leading Corporate and Community Partners Offering Students, Teachers, and Families Access to No Cost Digital Learning Resources Supporting STEM Day Observances Nationwide

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SILVER SPRING, Md., November 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Discovery Education and leading corporate and community partners are partnering to offer engaging, no-cost digital learning resources to students, teachers, and families to support National STEM Day observances. Held annually on November 8th, National STEM Day unites communities around the importance of teaching science, technology, engineering, and math to students in grades K-12.

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