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Friday, 05 February 2021 17:49

American Honda Foundation Awards Grants to Support Literacy, Job Training and STEAM Education Programs

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...birdwatching using sensory and physical tools to spot birds as well as learning why snow happens and the math/science behind each snowflake.

 

Latinitas

 

The organization addresses the underrepresentation of Latina and other women of color in technology fields by offering year-round opportunities for girls ages 9-18 to express themselves creatively through digital media, technology and other STEM enrichment activities that explore identity, culture and gender.

 

Participants study filmmaking, graphic and web design, podcasting and photography, while also exploring the latest in 21st century storytelling such as coding, 3-D printing and virtual and augmented reality. The grant will support Latinitas' virtual bilingual STEM programs.

 

Literacy Matters Foundation

 

Grant funding will support the Mighty Doodle Literacy Program, designed to empower kindergarten through third grade learners with the basic reading, writing and spelling skills to close the literacy gap.

 

The program provides individualized, engaging child-friendly literacy instruction in a gamified lesson format using Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence. With real-time tracking and analytics, teachers can quickly identify where individual students need more help and assign specific tasks to address those needs.

 

Multi-Agency Alliance for Children (MAAC)

 

MAAC will use the grant to support their Employment and Training Program where young adults, ages 18-24 and who have been in the foster care system, receive technical skills training and...


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