December 1, 2021
Virtual Tour of a NASA Facility to See Where It All Happens

Students can take a 360-degree virtual tour of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) at California Institute of Technology. Through the virtual tour, students can explore key areas of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Funding & Recognition
Wonder League Robotics Competition

Students are invited to join the Wonder League Robotics Competition, sponsored by Wonder Workshop, and shine a spotlight on their impactful inventions in science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics (STEAM).

Digital Learning • Learning Support
5 Ways to Support Tech-Enabled Creativity in Learning

Imagine creating a learning environment where students of all ages and abilities find engaging learning modules and approaches that fit their unique needs. Education technology, strategically chosen and creatively implemented, supports growth for teachers, inspires students to actively engage in learning, and creates thriving educational environments. Download Logitech for Educator’s latest ebook that demonstrates how to bring this type of tech-enabled creativity to your school. See how to empower teachers to reimagine creativity in education, create innovative and dynamic learning content, deliver that learning content in inventive ways, and connect with more students, more deeply.

Professional Growth
Opportunity to Develop and Implement National Education Policy

Founded on the principles of partnership, collaboration, and cooperation between the federal government and school-based educators, the United States Department of Education designed the School Ambassador Fellowship program to enable outstanding teachers, administrators, and other school leaders to bring their school and classroom expertise to the Education Department and expand their knowledge of the national dialogue about education.
Race and Gender Equity in STEM Through Experiential Learning

Through innovative and experiential education programs for K–12 students from under-resourced communities, Learning Undefeated sparks interest in STEM careers, building the workforce that will drive the innovation economy and bridging school, community, health, and business.

SPOTLIGHT! On Advocating for Equity in Computer Science

Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek) is being celebrated around the world from December 6 to 12, 2021, as a way to promote computer science across the enterprise with students, families, educators, businesses, and communities. During CSEdWeek, educators and families are encouraged to organize an Hour of Code to recognize the importance of inspiring students of all ages to better understand computer science and coding concepts, and advocate for equity. Here is a sampling of resources and events to help guide participation in CSEdWeek.
Funding & Recognition
Your Voice Is Power Competition

Amazon Future Engineer and Georgia Tech have announced Your Voice Is Power 2022, a competition and learning experience that challenges students to remix music beats while learning to code.
Mobile Learning
Art and Culture Stories in Augmented Reality

Developed by Boulevard, the BLVRD Features app for iOS brings users engrossing art and culture stories from around the world and throughout the ages, all in augmented reality (AR).
Mobile Learning
Critical Decision Points in History Brought to Life

Think Like Churchill, an iOS app from Touchpress, invites users to face several scenarios from British Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s life and weigh how to respond at key decision points.
Digital Learning • Learning Support
Community of Young Writers Fostering Global Citizenship and Engagement

Designed by educators at Harvard UniversityWrite the World is dedicated to improving the writing of students aged 13–18 through a global online communityguided interactive process, and monthly competitions. Young writers are empowered to develop their voices, refine their editing skills, and publish on an international platform.
Social Media
Active Connections to Science Curricular Content

MySciLife is a free educational social media platform that leverages social media elements students already enjoy using to create media and active connections with curricular content and develop digital citizenship skills.
Funding & Recognition
Amazon Future Engineer Teacher of the Year Awards

The Amazon Future Engineer Teacher of the Year Awards will honor and recognize ten all-star teachers working diligently to help students in underserved and underrepresented communities pursue futures in computer science and robotics.

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Digital Learning • Learning Support
Virtual Biotechnology Activities Incorporating Computational Analysis

Researchers in the BIO5 Institute at The University of Arizona worked with teachers to develop activities that allow high school students to learn about the use of computational analysis for biological questions.
Digital Learning • Learning Support
Music Videos That Develop Foundational Math Topics

Developed by math specialists, cognitive psychologists, and hit songwriters, Muzology is an award-winning learning platform that uses music videos to make learning math enjoyable, engaging, and effective.
Social Media
Wild World of Adventure and Animal Encounters

Students interested in animals and wildlife will find Brave Wilderness an engaging YouTube channel to follow. They can join hosts Coyote Peterson, Mark Vins, and Mario Aldecoa as they lead viewers on a variety of expeditions featuring everything from grizzly bears and crocodiles to rattlesnakes and tiger sharks.
Funding & Recognition
MathWorks Math Modeling Challenge

The MathWorks Math Modeling (M3) Challenge is a contest sponsored by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) for high school juniors and seniors in the United States. Teams of three to five students solve an open-ended problem about a real issue in 14 continuous hours over the M3 Challenge weekend.