Every year EngineerGirl hosts a writing contest to encourage students in grades 3–12 to investigate how engineering shapes their world. The competition is intended to spark discussion and activities that can enhance or extend the material already in the curriculum.
H2O for Life offers minigrants of $250 to $500 to assist teachers and students on their journey to participate in a service-learning program focused on the global water crisis. Through their project, young people raise local awareness about the need to conserve and protect local water resources, while providing funds for implementation of water, sanitation, and hygiene education for a partner school.
NetSupport DNA provides educators, technicians, and counselors with their own dedicated solution to manage all classroom devices and school-wide IT assets, while identifying vulnerable students. As technology use increases in schools, educators should be equipped with tools not only to improve the quality of technology-led instruction but also to maintain a safe learning environment while ensuring IT assets are used effectively. In addition to providing teachers with tools to interact and collaborate with student devices, NetSupport DNA enables IT staff to centrally manage and support IT assets and endpoints across a school- or district-wide network. Powerful student eSafety features help support counselors in proactively identifying and protecting vulnerable students via internet metering, keyword/phrase monitoring, webcam controls, report a concern, risk index, plus more. NetSupport DNA provides a complete toolkit for successful IT management while promoting positive digital citizenship and protecting students.
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The Cyber Robotics Coding Competition (CRCC) is an online tournament for students of all levels to participate in and learn about STEM, coding, robotics, and technology career paths. CRCC enables teachers, schools, and districts to engage students with technology and develop STEM awareness while they compete in the gamelike competition.