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Why Technology in the Classroom is About More Than Just the Tools

by Cynthia Temesi, Executive Education Consultant, with contributions from Carmen A Rahm, Assistant Superintendent & Chief Information Officer, Kent School District
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When it comes to thoughtfully placing technology into the classroom and the curriculum, it’s about more than just providing the tools.

Kent School District in Kent, Washington knows firsthand about the shift from giving students and educators technology access, to providing them with the right technology access and skills to empower learning. They recently underwent a multi-step visioning process to drive this shift. To do so, they hosted a Tech Summit for students, educators, administrators and community members.

21st Century Fox Announces Winners of “Hidden Figures” Free Screening Contest

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In celebration of February’s Black History Month and March’s Women’s History Month, 21st Century Fox and AMC Theatres invited schools, community groups, and non-profit organizations to apply for special screenings of Academy Award-nominated Hidden Figures. Over 7,000 groups applied for free screenings, resulting in approximately 3,500 free tickets distributed across the U.S.

Samsung emPOWER Tomorrow Program Concludes with Awards and Showcase in Miami to Shine Spotlight on STEM Projects

Program Promotes Exploration in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from Young Female Students at Lakeview Elementary
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RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J. & MIAMI, April 3, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Samsung Electronics America  (KRX:005930) (“Samsung”) today unveiled the  projects from the Samsung emPOWER Tomorrow program at Lakeview Elementary School in Miami, Fla.

PayPal's Jayashree Sundaresan Channels Energy Into Positive Work

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It's not in her job title, but PayPal's Jayashree Sundaresan is a technology leader as well as a people person. Personal success, she says, is to help others succeed – from guiding her engineers as Director of Global Operations Product Development, to mentoring women re-entering the tech world. It all starts with her relentless energy, which she applies to leading successful projects at work to exercising (she has a mean badminton game), to event planning in her community and even singing.
 

IT Training Helps Young People Thrive in India’s Digital Economy

by Dipak Basu, CEO of the Anudip Foundation
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Anudip Foundation is a nonprofit company working for the economic empowerment of at-risk youth. We believe the key to human progress and sustainability is skill development and financial stability.

HP's Technologies for Everyone Series | Energy for Everyone

by Chandrakant D. Patel, HP Chief Engineer and Senior Fellow, and Anna Tang, Executive Assistant and Coordinator, HP Affinity Groups and Virtual Communities
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This is the first article in a new series entitled “Technologies for Everyone.” The series will share a subset of technical and engineering fundamental courseware available on “Brain Candy” — HP’s internal branded and curated learning platform.

Reinventing the Classroom | HP and Yale Team Up to Create a Blended Reality Future

by Gus Schmedlen, VP of Worldwide Education, HP, and Randall Rode, director of Campus IT Partner Relationship and Development, Information Technology Services, Yale University
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Take a moment to wrap your mind around these Yale students’ astonishing projects in blended reality using a range of HP technologies, including Sprout by HP.

Woman Teaches 335 Low-Income Students to Code, in One Week

by Sarah Jasinski, HP Business Analyst, and Clane Hayward, Lead Writer for HP Employee Communications
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When most of us think of Texas, it’s dusty ranches and longhorn cattle that come to mind. But there’s more to the Lone Star State than desert scrub. Around Austin each Spring, the prairies burst into bloom with stunning native wildflowers known as bluebonnets, and Texas’s capital has a rich and diverse culture as well.

A Day in the Life of Barclays Eagle Labs

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Originally posted on Barclays

Bournemouth is one of nine Barclays Eagle Labs across the country, from Jersey to Salford. Just over a year after its launch, we spent a day there finding out what goes on in the buzzing environment of a Lab … and how to make an animatronic dragon.

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