The Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education Spark the Future of STEM with the 2020 Possibility Grant Sweepstakes

To further inspire the next generation of STEM leaders, the Siemens Foundation, a leader in advancing STEM workforce development and education initiatives, and Discovery Education—the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources—welcome submissions to the 2020 Possibility Grant Sweepstakes. The 2020 Possibility Grant Sweepstakes offers Title 1 K-12 schools across the United States an opportunity to win a $10,000 STEM grant that can be used to purchase STEM supplies, technology or be used in any STEM-related lab. Open through April 28, 2020, educators and educational professionals are encouraged to enter…

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New York’s Three Village Central School District’s Expanded Partnership with Discovery Education Aims to Support Science and STEM Education

 New York’s Three Village Central School District (Three Village) has announced an expansion of their ongoing collaboration with Discovery Education. In the latest phase of this multiyear partnership, elementary school teachers across the district will integrate Discovery Education’ dynamic digital science curriculum and engaging digital STEM resources into teaching and learning as part of an ongoing effort to create even more captivating classroom experiences. Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms. Located on the North Shore of New…

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The Walt Disney Company Partners with U.S. State Department on Third-Annual “Hidden No More” Exchange Program Featuring 50 International Women Leaders in STEM

The Walt Disney Company has partnered with the U.S. State Department on its third-annual Hidden No More International Visitor Leadership Program, which launched today in Washington D.C. The program was inspired by the 2016 award-winning film Hidden Figures to highlight and advance the important achievements of women and girls in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Hidden No More brings to the United States 50 women from around the world who have excelled in STEM careers including spacecraft engineering, data solutions and data privacy, and STEM-related education. Over the course of the…

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$7 Million in Grants From Texas Instruments Gives Disadvantaged Students a STEM Learning Boost

Texas Instruments (TI) and the Texas Instruments Foundation announced today that their combined 2019 U.S. education grants total $7 million.  These funds will go toward programs that will cultivate STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) competencies in students and grow the quality and quantity of STEM educators, one of the greatest influences on student academic success. More than 97% of the funding will be used for improvements in kindergarten through 12th grade STEM education, primarily STEM teacher and principal effectiveness. The majority of grant recipients include nonprofit education partners in…

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New PSAs Featuring The Angry Birds Movie 2 Inspire Girls to Pursue Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)

The Ad Council has joined forces with Sony Pictures Animation/Rovio Entertainment’s The Angry Birds Movie 2 to inspire young girls to use science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to envision, invent and create a better world. The new PSAs (public service advertisements) are an extension of the Ad Council’s She Can STEM campaign, which encourages girls to pursue their STEM passions by challenging obsolete stereotypes and surprising girls with how cool, unexpected and inspiring STEM can be. The PSAs feature Silver, a dazzling young bird who is the smartest engineer…

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