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12 upcoming industry chats!

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By 2038, the U.S. will generate 4.2. million new green jobs – five times today’s total count. So, just what is a green job and how do you prepare yourself to pursue one? This session will define the term “green job” and...

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Is there a Green Job in my future?

01/25/2017 12:00 PM Eastern Time

By Jenny Wiedower , U.S. Green Building Council

Grade 6 To 8,Grade 9 To 12

Description

Students can ask questions about potential jobs in the environmental science field from a member of the US Environmental Protection Agency.

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Careers in Environmental Science

01/26/2017 9:00 AM Eastern Time

By Chris Gallo , US Environmental Protection Agency

Grade 9 To 12

Description

I will take your class on a journey from the bedside of a sick boy to the laboratory where we discovered the genetic disease he suffers from. We will discuss genetics, how the Human Genome Project has aided the discovery of new genetic disorders, and...

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Discovery of a New Genetic Disease

01/30/2017 9:00 AM Eastern Time

By Jennifer Schrandt , Stony Brook University

Grade 9,Grade 10,Grade 11,Grade 12

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Teach Writing Without a Pencil

02/01/2017 11:30 AM Eastern Time

By Peggy Purser Freeman , Freeman and Company

Grade 2,Grade 3,Grade 4,Grade 5,Grade 6

Description

Innovation and creativity are critical to starting your own start-up. In this session I will share advice with students who are interested in creating their own start-up. For example, when to move forward with a business idea, how to think of...

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Innovative Thinking – How to begin a start-up

02/02/2017 2:00 PM Eastern Time

By Jonathan E Jarvis , AT & T

Grade 9 To 12

Description

Biology is important in nearly everything we do -- from the air we breathe to the food we eat, biology can explain a lot of the world around us. Yet when we usually think of a biologist, what do we see? Usually, it's someone in a lab coat, wearing...

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A Day in the Life of a Biologist

02/08/2017 2:15 PM Eastern Time

By Seleeke Flingai, PhD

Grade 6 To 8

Description

There is an urgent and growing need to help students become ethical, knowledgeable, and empowered digital citizens. Learn about an easy-to-use, turnkey in-school program that includes everything you need to successfully teach "digital citizenship"...

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Safer Internet Day: A Teacher's Guide to Teaching Digital Citizenship

02/09/2017 4:00 PM Eastern Time

By Diana Graber , Cyber Civics

Grade Teacher Professional Development

Description

This will be a step-by-step description of how to apply for financial aid using FAFSA. I will give tips to maneuver through the form as most applicants have questions during the application.

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How to apply for Student Aid using FAFSA

02/14/2017 10:00 AM Eastern Time

By Janet Harrison , AT & T

Grade 9 To 12

Description

I will be sharing my story on how I opened my first restaurant at the age of 22.  I moved from NJ to VA and expanded it to 4 within 5 years the went on to open a multi state real estate brokerage and mortgage company by the age of 45. I will be...

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Entrepreneurship

02/14/2017 12:00 PM Eastern Time

By Frank Tommaso , Blu Skyy Realty, United Atlantic Mortgage, J&D Title.

Grade 9 To 12

Description

This industry chat will discuss past and present African American U.S. presidential candidates, the challenges they faced, and the details of their campaigns. 

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The History of African American Presidential Candidates

02/17/2017 10:00 AM Eastern Time

By Matthew Drayton , Drayton Communications

Grade K To 5,Grade 6 To 8

Description

Take your ordinary PowerPoint presentation and make it amazing for all those who see it.  Learn to include video and use sound through the presentation.  Learn how to take your presentation and make it into a self-running presentation...

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Amazing PowerPoints

03/10/2017 1:00 PM Eastern Time

By Anne Marie Paone DelPrincipe

Grade 9 To 12

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Hosted by the Ochsner Health System Telemedicine team.Toss the tardy slip, your doctor can see you in school! Healthcare systems are always looking for innovative ways to keep their populations healthier, learn how our local hospitals leverage...

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Drones and Facetime? The future of healthcare is here!

03/16/2017 3:00 PM Eastern Time

By Ochsner Academic Outreach , Ochsner Clinic Foundation

Grade 9 To 12