The Heising-Simons Foundation is proud to regularly see its grantee partners featured in media outlets across the country, providing an expert voice on a timely issue or being highlighted for their accomplishments and hard work. Here are some news items that have featured our grantees in January 2020.
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Two books that are part of grantee TERC’s Storytelling Math series have been awarded the 2021 Mathical Book Prize. The prize recognizes outstanding fiction and literary nonfiction for youth ages 2-18 that inspires them to see math in the world around them.
Observations of the cosmos suggest that the matter we see—planets, stars, and galaxies—must be dwarfed by another form of matter that exerts gravity but is invisible to us.
The Heising-Simons Foundation is pleased to announce a new initiative of the Foundation’s Education program to help build the power of families to lead their children’s learning, and to influence systems and policy change. The Families Lead California initiative has two goals: to support community-based organizations that strengthen the pipeline of diverse parent leaders, and… Continue Reading
The Heising-Simons Foundation is proud to regularly see its grantee partners featured in media outlets across the country, providing an expert voice on a timely issue or being highlighted for their accomplishments and hard work. Here are some news items that have featured our grantees in December 2020.
The Heising-Simons Foundation in partnership with Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya is proud to present the Art & Science Lecture Series, “Shape of Science” born out of the project FINDINGS, a public art series, that celebrates women and science and reimagines science through vibrant large-scale murals.
In the wake of the insurrection at the United States Capitol on January 6, 2021, several leaders in the education field have put together resources for educators who wish to guide discussions and make space for reflection with their students. Please see a list below. We may add to this list as more resources become available.
Dear Colleagues, I can’t even begin with “On days like this,” because there has been no day like yesterday, no events like this in our Capitol, in our living memory. It is a time that stirs anger, sadness, and deep distress. What we saw yesterday was a threat to our country and our democracy, propelled… Continue Reading
As this year comes to a close, it marks the end of a chapter for the U.S. – with a presidential transition underway – and the beginning of the crucial ten years to fight climate change.