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Supporting Strong Standards in California

Linda Rosen, CEO of Change the Equation, discusses raising student academic expectations
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We may not know who first said, “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results,” but we certainly understand the message!

The Arctic’s Youngest Explorer Makes a Skype Visit to Texas Classroom

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For the students in Jennifer Hurst’s 4th grade class, most of their own exploring occurs just around their neighborhoods nearby their hometown just outside of Austin, Texas.  So when they had the opportunity to have a Skype video call with Oli Milroy, the youngest member of the Arctic Jubilee Expedition, they were thrilled!

National Environmental Education Foundation is Proud to Announce Samsung as a Corporate Sponsor

Sponsorship will advance Green STEM teaching and learning culminating in National Environmental Education Week 2014
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WASHINGTON, May 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) today announced Samsung as its partner in supporting a dynamic new learning space for educators and students with resources to advance Green STEM learning. Samsung will be the official national sponsor of National Environmental Education Week (EE Week) 2014, the nation’s largest celebration of environmental education. 

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Launches First Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Review

'Changing Lives Through Learning – CSR at HMH' Recaps Education Leader’s Social Impact in 2012
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BOSTON, April 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) today launched Changing Lives Through Learning – Corporate Social Responsibility at HMH, the Company’s first annual summary of its social impact as a global education leader. In 2012, HMH realigned its CSR efforts to support its mission of changing lives by fostering passionate, curious learners – resulting in the launch of several exciting new initiatives and programs. 

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Using Technology to Rise Above Disabilities

AT&T Video is a Finalist in BCCCC Film Festival
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The Connected Child concept uses everyday consumer technology to help children rise above disabilities. This video features London Mabie, a nine year old who is developmentally similar to a three year old due to a rare genetic condition. Her dad uses technology to teach her basic academic and independent living skills.

NASA and Seven Other Organizations Join Skype in the Classroom to Take Kids on New Educational Adventures

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When I was a kid, I had some very big dreams. My imagination would run wild with all the possibilities of answering the question, "What do I want to be when I grow up?" On any given day, I would have given you wildly different answers: I wanted to be a firefighter, an astronaut, a ship captain, a writer, amongst many, many others.

The Connected Child: Using Technology to Rise Above Disabilities

The caregivers of a child with a rare genetic disorder use a range of technologies like tablets and smart phones to help her learn, track her care and provide consistent learning experiences.
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London was born with a rare genetic condition, but with the help of everyday consumer technologies - from tablets, smart phones, apps and social media - she's learning new skills at a rapid rate. An experimental concept called The Connected Child enables London's caregivers to ensure that they're all on the same page with everything that she does, tracking her learning approaches to see what works and what doesn't.

Pearson plc Releases Our Impact on Society 2010 - Our Latest Corporate Responsibility Report

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) July 14, 2011 - Pearson is pleased to share our latest corporate responsibility report, Our Impact on Society 2010 - read it online or download the PDF at http://www.pearson.com/responsibility/cr_report2010/

NEW Advanced Sustainability for Leaders Course in Banff is SOLD OUT

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 (3BL Media / theCSRfeed) June 20, 2011 - The Natural Step Canada's NEW Advanced Sustainability for Leaders course in Banff, Alberta has officially sold out. The popular course will be held on July 11, 12 and 13, 2011 at The Juniper Hotel and Bistro.

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