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!
Sponsorship will advance Green STEM teaching and learning culminating in National Environmental Education Week 2014
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.
'Changing Lives Through Learning – CSR at HMH' Recaps Education Leader’s Social Impact in 2012
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.
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.
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 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.
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.