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.
Cisco DevNet Partnering with Smart India Hackathon to Help Digitize the Country!
Cisco DevNet is supporting student innovation in India as a technology partner of the Smart India Hackathon 2018.
Finding Friendships, Philanthropy, and Fun at Work!
The culture of giving and fun at Cisco with the Connected Women and Conexion EROs volunteering
Connecting Schools and Students Via Smart Policy
Around the world, over 57 million children of primary school age do not have access to quality education and over 250 million children cannot read or write by the time they reach grade four. In addition, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) of the United Nations estimates that over 4 billion people have yet to connect […]
Cisco CSR at Cisco Live US 2015: The Week in Pictures
At this time last week, the Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility team was in San Diego, California as part of Cisco Live US 2015. There, we participated in a number of different activities and events, from a Partner Pavilion in the expansive World of Solutions to a keynote featuring a member of the Cisco Networking Academy Dream Team. […]
Challenging the Next Generation of STEM Professionals
Yesterday, Cisco and Junior Achievement of Northern California hosted Cisco’s inaugural Social Innovation Challenge on our San Jose campus. Fifty high school students from nearby Independence High School and Sequoia High School worked together in small groups to create and pitch ways to connect the unconnected. I watched as excited students presented ideas to improve […]
A Half Million Likes on Facebook: Cisco Networking Academy Uses Social Media to Engage and Educate
This post was written by Hilal Chouman, social media strategist for Cisco Networking Academy Since late 2009, Cisco Networking Academy (NetAcad), one of Cisco’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs, has been present on various social media networks. The earliest presence was on the rising social network of that time: Facebook. In late 2010, NetAcad’s Facebook […]