Learning Blade for Remote Learning
Dear SC Educators,
You should have received an email from State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman and OCTE Director Angel Malone that was a  memo to school leadership announcing that they are providing your school a license to the Learning Blade Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) career awareness system for use with remote learning and beyond.
Learning Blade is a system of interactive online lessons and printable at-home activities for 5th to 9th graders, where students learn about STEM and Computer Science careers while reviewing academics. Students can use over 400 online lessons in 12 human-centered "Missions" or stories to explore these exciting careers.  
Questions about Learning Blade can be directed to 
Thank you.
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USA Science & Engineering Festival SciFest All Access USA Science & Engineering Festival announced a new program, SciFest All Access, coming to you virtually this summer! Participants of all ages can engage directly with the Festival’s sponsors and exhibitors to experience 100+ virtual STEM activities! This FREE virtual event will be a graphical depiction of the live Festival to include exhibitor booths, pavilions, and lounges with demonstrations, videos, games, and more.
Register for SciFest All Access to receive more information as it becomes available.  
Girls Who Code’s free 2-week Virtual Summer Immersion Program (SIP) is going virtual!
Who is SIP for?
Current 9th, 10th, and 11th grade girls and non-binary students are eligible to apply
What is SIP?
Girls Who Code has hosted an in-person immersion coding program since 2012 in select cities. With the challenges presented by the COVID-19 health crisis, we have elected to move this transformative programming online, regardless of student location. Our modified 2-week virtual program teaches 9th–11th grade girls the computer science skills they need to make an impact in their community, while preparing for a career in tech.
Apply to Girls Who Code’s Virtual Summer Immersion Program for an unforgettable summer experience! During this FREE 2-week virtual program, you'll learn the computer science skills you need to make an impact, get an inside look into the tech field, and join a supportive lifelong sisterhood -- all while being virtually hosted by influential companies, like AT&T, Goldman Sachs, Disney, and more. Current 9th-11th grade girls and non-binary students are eligible to apply. Need-based stipends of up to $300 are available for those who qualify.
Applications are considered on a rolling basis, but classrooms are filling up fast! Apply today at or learn more in a webinar.