The NASA TechRise Student Challenge invites teams of sixth- to twelfth-grade students in public, private, or charter schools, to design, build, and launch experiments on suborbital rockets and balloon flights during the 2021–22 school year.
The aim of Lenovo Education is to help educators break down barriers, foster equity, and inspire the next generation to soar. Lenovo believes every student deserves the advantages of education technology. To make that a reality, the company is working with schools to implement solutions that promote equity and help bridge the digital divide. The Lenovo team is dedicated to working closely with IT leaders and educators to understand their challenges and develop customized, flexible solutions that meet their needs—and beyond.
Each year Samsung holds a national competition for public schools, grades 6–12, in which students are asked to consider how technology and STEM can be used to create change in their communities. With the help of their teachers, students can apply to the contest and compete to win up to $100,000 in prizes for their school, plus the opportunity to work with Samsung employees to develop their prototypes and pitch their idea to a panel of judges in New York City. Three National Winner schools will each receive a $100,000 prize package; 10 National Finalist schools, a $50,000 prize package; and 100 State Winner schools, a $6,500 prize package. All prize packages include Samsung products and classroom resources.
Educators are shifting their focus to solutions that maximize their schools’ technology investments, drive learning outcomes, and build confidence in the classroom. Built for the iPad ecosystem and designed for diverse learning styles, Logitech’s education solutions expand the horizons of what’s possible in the classroom and beyond. Schedule a demo with the Logitech team and learn about special pricing for your school.
In response to demand, the Federal Communications Commission has announced a second opportunity for schools and libraries to apply for a share of the $7.17 billion Emergency Connectivity Fund that was provided as part of COVID-19 relief efforts under the American Rescue Plan.