Discovery Education and Somos Educação Bring Innovative STEM Education to Millions of Students in Brazil

Discovery Education—the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms—and SOMOS Educação—Brazil’s largest education company, and one of the largest educational groups in the world—have announced an innovative new partnership. In this new collaboration, Discovery Education and SOMOS Educação will deliver award-winning digital resources supporting STEM education to students across Brazil through Plurall, Somos’s digital teaching platform, which has become the largest digital classroom platform for private elementary and high schools in Brazil, with more than 1.3 million students. Preparing Brazilian students with…

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Olay Supports STEM Education Across The Country With Science Kits Created For Blended and Virtual Learning

In September, Olay announced a 10-year commitment to double the number of women and triple the number of women of color in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) careers by 2030. Women hold only 24% of these roles, a figure that represents the STEM gap. The brand takes a step toward closing the STEM gap by helping schools intervene at a critical moment when girls’ STEM interests need to be fed in order to avoid what is known in tech as the “middle school cliff” — where girls, who were…

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Arconic Foundation and Discovery Education Receive Prestigious CODiE Award for Best STEM Instructional Solution for Grades 6-12

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) – the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries – recently announced the winners of the 2020 CODiE Awards in education technology. Arconic Foundation and Discovery Education was named Best STEM Instructional Solution in the Grades 6-12 category for their Manufacture Your Future initiative. Through a suite of no-cost digital resources, Manufacture Your Future cultivates the next generation of manufacturing leaders and innovators. Manufacture Your Future provides hands-on learning for 3rd-12th grade teachers, students, and families that build the skills…

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Teenage STEM Competitors Engineer Hospital Ventilators

Teenage veterans of the global FIRST® Robotics Competition are helping coronavirus patients in Afghanistan by making ventilators out of car parts. The ingenious young women are using the engineering skills they developed in the Bechtel-supported FIRST engineering tournament along with the mentoring of Roya Mahboob, an entrepreneur who has been among Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World, to deliver ventilators to hospitals for around $600 each, a fraction of the market price. The girls, aged between 14 and 17, come from Herat, where Afghanistan reported its first…

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1851 Trust, INEOS TEAM UK’s official charity, launch new online STEM education platform to further support remote learning as summer term begins

With students across the country getting back to school work with the start of the Summer term, the 1851 Trust, INEOS TEAM UK’s official charity, has launched a new online platform, the Pupil Portal, on STEM Crew, supported by INEOS, providing young people with direct access to their learning resources inspired by Britain’s challenge to win the America’s Cup. In the current circumstances with most students still unable to go to school, home schooling has become more prevalent than ever. That is why the 1851 Trust is creating new ways of…

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