USA Today Educate Partnerships

The Air Force Association: Visions of Exploration: Curriculum resources that motivate students to explore topics in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). These resources are designed to enhance students’ reading, writing and comprehension skills.

Allstate: The Allstate Foundation is helping to reduce teen driving fatalities by providing students with real-life safe driving examples in USA TODAY. Educators-help reduce the statistics of texting and driving by sharing these resources with your students!

Best Buy: This series of one-page character education lessons guided students through the process of developing their “sparks.” Lessons corresponded to the themes addressed on Best Buys @15 website for teens.

Goddard Space Flight Center: Sight/Insight: STEM projects related to the Hubble Space Telescope including the design of an astronaut tool or the creation of color images from the WFPC2 camera.

Great American Financial Resources: Money Matters 101: Timely lessons stressing independent living through the understanding of credit, finances and planning.

iHOP Healthy Living: Lessons based on USA TODAY articles that help students explore healthy choices while using proven reading strategies to enhance academic skills.

Motorola: 9/11 Texting for Safety: A ground-breaking educational initiative that teaches the importance of disaster preparedness by utilizing a “Text Messaging for Safety” model.

NASA: No Boundaries: A national competition in which student teams develop a project that pitches a career in science, technology, engineering or math to other students.

National Cyber Security Alliance: Cyber Security: Lessons about cyber security with a focus on safety and ethics. Each lesson is based on a USA TODAY article.

National Institute of Aerospace: RealWorld InWorld: A unique project-based learning initiative that allows high school students to work closely with engineering professionals as they solve real world problems related to NASAs missions for exploration.

Samsungs Solve for Tomorrow: A contest to encourage U.S. students to pursue STEM-related careers and to provide them with the resources necessary to advance technology in their schools.

Waste Management: We are collaborating on a environmental education program: “Into the Bin: Out of the Box” for approximately 75 selected middle and high school locations in the Dallas School District.

Sites we support:

Vermont Children’s Aid Society

California Safe Schools – informing the public of internet scams and hoaxes.