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New York teacher uses Global Problem Solvers: The Series to help kids launch a social enterprise

"We were looking for new, innovative things to do with our students,” says Michael. “The staff and I watched the episodes and developed a plan to incorporate it into a program for our students to run their own business, made possible by a grant we applied for through EdCorp Real World Scholars.”

Arizona educator uses Global Problem Solvers: The Series to teach her kids 21st century skills

“It’s perfect for my middle grades – it grows with them,” Kat says. She introduced GPS: The Series to her 4th and 5th grade students a year ago and plans to expand to her 6th graders this year.

Missouri teacher uses Global Problem Solvers: The Series to awaken his kids’ inner superheroes

“The students loved the gamification. As they completed challenges and missions – just like the Global Problem Solvers characters - they progressed through the various superhero levels. The missions are actually part of an ongoing assignment to create their own superhero story.

Free, inclusive animated series to keep your kids engaged in STEM this summer

Like many parents right now, Monica Gomez was looking for a fun and educational way to occupy her kids – all ten of them – online. Monica is a Cisco Networking Academy Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, parent of two, and swim coach, and when the pandemic prevented her swim class, which is for kids ages 9 to 11, including her son, from practicing in the pool she looked to Cisco’s Global Problem Solvers (GPS): The Series to help.

Cisco’s military and veteran program expands support for military spouses, adding a mentorship opportunity

The American Corporate Partners’ (ACP) Active Duty Spouse Mentoring Program, conducted in partnership with Cisco, connects military spouses with Cisco employees who provide mentoring and career advice. Each year, ACP helps more than 3,500 returning military veterans and their spouses find meaningful employment.

Tips for Teaching GPS: The Series Remotely from a Seasoned Science Teacher

Teaching Global Problem Solvers: The Series (GPS: The Series) is an easy, fun way to keep students engaged in STEM. To help you get started, seasoned computer science teacher Visa Thiagarajan shares a few tips for teaching GPS: The Series online.

Cisco Networking Academy creates a much-needed skills-to-job pathway for diverse Midwest students

Committed to helping individuals in pockets of the US with limited jobs and opportunities achieve the skills they need to be successful in the digital world, Cisco Networking Academy has over 700 academies throughout the Midwest, with 175 in Michigan alone – a state that has been hard hit by economic downturns and globalization.

Cisco Supports Military Veterans and Spouses Through Thick and Thin

When Tina Swallow, director of Department of Defense services sales at Cisco, joined Cisco 12 years ago, she didn’t know where she was going to end up. At the time, she was interviewing for the role from Yokosuka, Japan, where her family was stationed and where her husband was still serving in the U.S. Navy.

Cisco Expands Support for Veterans and Military Spouses

When Heather Dickey began unpacking her house from the move to Herndon, Virginia for the second time, the last thing on her mind was ‘I need to get a job’....