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Voting Open for Adobe Youth Voices Aspire Awards

Voting continues for creative youth-produced media submitted to the Adobe Youth Voices Aspire Awards by educators from around the world. The Audience Award is given away in each category, and YOU, the audience, have the power to decide which pieces best represent the artist's vision for driving positive change.  To cast your vote, watch the media then share through Facebook and Twitter.  Each like, share, tweet, and re-tweet count as votes.  Winners will be announced on June 17.



Open Society Foundations Seeks Proposals to Curate Web Pages at Youthpolicy.org

"The Open Society Foundations' Youth Initiative is seeking proposals from organizations interested in developing and curating thematic pages on Youthpolicy.org, an online global youth portal that aims to consolidate knowledge and information on youth-related policies around the world.

Excerpts: 

http://www.youthpolicy.org/work-with-us/thematic-curation/

Referred by: Foundation Center

STEM Impact Award 2013

"The Afterschool Alliance and the Noyce Foundation invite applications for one of two $10,000 Afterschool STEM Impact Awards!   As afterschool STEM programming grows around the nation, we would like to recognize programs that are clearly demonstrating their impact on participants.  Such programs highlight the power of afterschool programs as key partners in STEM education reform and can also serve as best-practice models. Submission Deadline: May 15, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. EDT."

Problem Solving with Design Thinking

"Go inside a high school classroom where students were asked to design a shoe! See how the design thinking process works, and how it can give students a valuable framework for solving problems and being innovative."

EdTech for the Third World: Addressing Access

"Children and young adults who do not receive adequate education are not able to thrive, and often become yet another statistic in the developing world’s challenges with poverty and sickness. But with widespread dissemination, education technology, or ed-tech, has the power to change that, giving students the opportunity to access educational resources that hold up to any world standard."

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