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Distance Learning's Silver Lining: Preparing Students for Post-Pandemic Career Success

By Hamish Gray, Senior Vice President
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Without a doubt, this year has been challenging. Everyone has experienced some sort of impact from the COVID-19 pandemic whether it be from the virus itself, mask mandates, employment changes, housing access, food supply interruptions, changes in interactions with family and friends, or any other number of side effects of the situation. With that said, I was reminded in a recent community discussion that such challenges have also brought opportunity.

Discovery Education Keeps Students, Educators, and Families Connected to Curiosity Throughout November With Exciting Series of No Cost Virtual Events

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SILVER SPRING, Md., November 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ — To keep students, educators, and families connected to curiosity, Discovery Education presents six new no cost virtual events during the month of November. Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms.

Connecting Students to the Real-World of Substance Misuse Prevention by Uniting Educators and Pharmacists

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Amidst the challenges of the COVID-19 global pandemic, families and communities across the United States still battle another challenge: substance misuse. While headlines often focus on the pandemic, substance misuse nevertheless remains a vexing topic.

Prasanna Angle, a pharmacist and District Leader for CVS Health in Detroit says the real issue is no one thinks it can happen to them. “Everyone thinks it won’t happen, but it could happen, and we need to be realistic.” 

How Booz Allen Is Building a STEM Ecosystem in Central Georgia

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In early October, young girls from LK Moss Elementary School in Central Georgia gathered for a day of innovation and exploration. They built a robot using only a small motor and plastic drink cups. They created animations from scratch with entry-level coding tools. Most important, they discovered new possibilities for STEM-related careers. 

The activity was the latest highlight in the year-long partnership between Girls Who Code and Booz Allen’s office in Warner Robins, Georgia. Their goal? Shrink the long-standing STEM gender gap. 

EarthX Launches Youth Initiatives

Environmental curriculum, eco-competitions, digital learning and hands-on opportunities provide virtual enrichment for students around the world
Press Release

DALLAS, October 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ - EarthX is launching youth initiatives starting this fall — from environmental curriculums and virtual field trips, to eco-competitions and immersive experiences — with an aim to enrich and inspire the next generation of global citizens. Students and teachers are invited to explore resources and participate in activities designed to integrate with virtual education programs across the country.

How to Use Challenges to Support Project-Based Learning

Activating Student Solution-Seekers to Solve Global Issues in Local Contexts
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Research shows that project-based learning – a type of teaching that focuses on real-world problem solving – promotes student learning across multiple disciplines. Connecting students to global issues in local ways empowers independent solution seekers.

#TtInspires: Matt House, Technology Solutions Vice President

Developing smarter and more resilient infrastructure through cybersecurity
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Matt House joined Tetra Tech in 2018 and is Vice President within Tetra Tech’s Federal Information Technology (IT) team. Matt oversees our technology solutions service offerings primarily out of the Washington, DC, metropolitan area.

Matt has a Bachelor of Science in Physics and Computer Science from the University of Maryland and a Master of Science in IT. We talked with Matt as part of our #TtInspires campaign celebrating the passion of Tetra Tech employees. Follow #TtInspires on social media for more stories.

CVS Health and Discovery Education Team Up for Substance Misuse Prevention Day of Learning During Red Ribbon Week

No-cost Drug Misuse Prevention Resources Designed for Virtual or In-Person Learning
Press Release

WOONSOCKET, RI and SILVER SPRINGS, MD, Monday, October 26, 2020 /3BL Media/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) and Discovery Education are coming together to present a Day of Learning on October 27, 2020. This event occurs during Red Ribbon Week, the largest drug-use prevention campaign in the nation, and will debut to communities across the United States the newly announced Dose of Knowledge digital education resources.

A Week of Free Resources Connecting Students to Innovation and Resourcefulness

By Callie Bendickson, Principal of Corporate Social Responsibility at Itron
Press Release

Where there is water, there is life, and every drop of water makes a world of difference. From drinking and hygiene to food and energy, water means survival.

Connecting Students to the Real-World of Healthcare

by Joe Sanchez, PhD MBA, Director of R&D Science Engagement at AstraZeneca
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As kids continue to navigate the new school year, whether in-person or virtually, being aware of overlapping diseases and social realities has become more important than ever.

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