SANTA CLARA, Calif. (KGO) -- Today's teens are surrounded by technology, yet there is a growing shortage of students that understand and pursue academic and career paths in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). Intel believes STEM education will inspire the next generation of innovators. Since 2014, Intel has partnered with education technology leader EVERFI to provide Radius Presented by Intel, an interactive online STEM education course that is available to schools at no cost.
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EVERFI, Inc. is the leading education technology company that provides learners of all ages education for the real world, through innovative and scalable digital learning. Founded in 2008, EVERFI is fueled by its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) subscription model and has certified over 16 million learners in critical skill areas. Some of America's leading CEOs and venture capital firms are EVERFI investors including Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt, Twitter founder Evan Williams, TPG Growth, The Rise Fund, Advance Publications, Rethink Education, and Rethink Impact. The EVERFI Education Network powers more than 4,200 partners in their education initiatives across all 50 states and Canada. Learn more at www.EVERFI.com
EVERFI helps corporations like Intel provide meaningful impact in their communities through education. Through the Intel/EVERFI partnership Intel provides a private -labeled digital STEM education directly to schools at no cost to the school of taxpayer.
About the Courses:
Radius Presented by Intel is a digital STEM readiness course that helps address this critical workforce shortage by providing students with an engaging learning experience that ignites their interest in STEM. Throughout the course, students unlock a series of 48 career cards and add them to their personalized e-portfolio. By teaching key STEM applications and critical thinking skills, Radius is a solution that reaches all students, not just those already interested in STEM.
Endeavor Presented by Intel is a first-of-its-kind interactive program designed for middle school students-where the ground for STEM literacy and career exploration is most fertile. Learners receive a personalized portfolio with career paths and profiles to help guide their future.
Since 2014 Intel has partnered with EVERFI to provide STEM education to select schools across Santa Clara. To date, the program has reached more than 1,200 students across 10 schools. Teachers also recognize the importance of this content - 94% of teachers would recommend the Intel courses to another teacher.