Tech Teams Unite to Support Teen Students

Tech Teams Unite to Support Teen Students

Charlotte-area edtech companies combine forces for teen social-emotional learning   Social-emotional learning has been a primary concern among high school educators across the country this year. With many districts fully or partially learning from home since...
Virtual Technology Helps Summer Camps Grow Globally

Virtual Technology Helps Summer Camps Grow Globally

Virtual technology provides an opportunity for camps to reach more youth Summer camp looks a lot different than it used to. Swimming, kayaking, music lessons, STEM activities, and crafts have been replaced with Zoom calls with friends and counselors. But that doesn’t...
Uniting Together Through Virtual Connections

Uniting Together Through Virtual Connections

Join Hands ESL, a youth organization built on community, forges digital connections    Join Hands ESL, based in East St. Louis, IL, is a youth and family program with a mission to encourage the “pursuit of education as a pathway out of poverty.” The organization...
Youth Community Civic Engagement Goes Digital

Youth Community Civic Engagement Goes Digital

Ohio-based youth program Think Make Live Youth goes virtual   Think Make Live Youth, a Columbus, OH-based youth organization, aims to “provide innovative leadership and civic engagement programs to support opportunity youth.” The organization began under the...
Connecting the Dots, Digitally

Connecting the Dots, Digitally

Dottie Rose Foundation expands programming through new technology   Charlotte, NC-based Dottie Rose Foundation teaches middle school girls STEM skills through application-based camps. Campers experience technology and computer science concepts through the lens of...
Teens Combat Boredom With Reflection and Scholarship

Teens Combat Boredom With Reflection and Scholarship

High school students use time at home as an opportunity for personal growth   As students across the country are stuck at home during school closures, many are at a loss for how to spend their time. Boredom can set in, which can correlate with physical and...