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Eleven years later: Celebrating the TGR Learning Lab
One of my proudest moments was the day the TGR Learning Lab opened its doors. It was the culmination of nearly 18 months of research, planning and training — and frankly, I was a nervous wreck.
Tiger Woods Foundation heads to SXSWedu
One of the premier education conferences in the United States is SXSWedu, held annually in Austin, Texas. What once began as a small regional conference designed to celebrate innovations in learning has quickly grown into an international force in education. More than 12,000 people attended last year, where speakers challenged participants to innovate, disrupt and […]
TGR Learning Lab comes to Genesis Open
While 144 of the world’s best golfers chase birdies and eagles this week during the Genesis Open at The Riviera Country Club, many young fans will enjoy a different experience.
TGR Learning Lab heads to Genesis Open
The Tiger Woods Foundation’s award-winning STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) curriculum will be on display at The Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles this week during the Genesis Open. Families and students attending the tournament from Thursday, Feb. 16, through Sunday, Feb. 19, will be able to engage in unique hands-on learning experiences on […]
Join us for a live webinar for TGR EDU: Explore
The Tiger Woods Foundation and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, are pleased to invite middle and high school educators to participate in a live webinar on Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 4 p.m. PST as we showcase TGR EDU: Explore, a new online initiative that supports students […]
Partnering in digital excellence
When I first experienced the TGR Learning Lab in Anaheim, California, last August, the enormity of the goal before the Discovery Education team became clear. Tiger Woods’ vision of digitizing the TGR Learning Lab, then making those resources available to students across the country through a nationwide initiative, was ambitious, to say the least.
Build your personal brand with a great LinkedIn profile
A few weeks ago during Winter Workshop at the TGR Learning Lab I had the privilege to speak to a couple dozen Earl Woods Scholars about the importance of LinkedIn. My main goal was to inform them how critical it is to build their personal brand on the platform, especially since 94 percent of recruiters […]
Learning in the 21st century
Several years ago, I attended a conference that focused on learning. More specifically, on the ways that businesses leverage technology for mass training their employees. New models of learning such as asynchronous, synchronous and second life — a virtual world where users can connect and create content — were at their infancy and being implemented […]
Introducing TGR EDU: Explore
TGR EDU: Explore is live! Tiger Woods’ vision to reach millions of students around the country and around the world — to create meaningful, positive change through innovative education in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) and college access — was the catalyst for the Tiger Woods Foundation to partner with Discovery Education, recognized as a […]
Happy holidays from the Tiger Woods Foundation
This holiday season, we proudly celebrate 20 years of breakthrough student transformations. We thank you for your support.
Flashback: TGR Learning Lab expands to Florida
Through a partnership with Murray Middle School, the foundation began offering its STEM-based, college-access programs to Florida students in 2011. The core curriculum utilized technology to explore careers in science and engineering. In addition, TWF pre-college activities were integrated to support student interests. But best of all, this satellite location brought the foundation’s hands-on, technology-rich […]
Donor Appreciation: A year of giving
As 2016 comes to a close, the Tiger Woods Foundation looks back and gives thanks to the many people and organizations that have supported the work we do and the lives we transform. Through our ‘Donor Appreciation’ series this past year, we’ve had the opportunity to feature a few of our generous advocates and share […]
Effective technology integration
New and innovative educational tools continue to be developed every day to enhance teaching and learning in the classroom. We can quickly become engaged with all the bells and whistles, but how can we determine the effectiveness of the new technology?
Meet Milton Chen: Champion of the unexpected
Educational innovator. Elmo Award recipient. Jedi Master. With over four decades in education, Dr. Milton Chen’s professional journey is expansive, impressive and definitely entertaining. The author of Education Nation and senior fellow and executive director, emeritus, at The George Lucas Educational Foundation (GLEF), Chen is a leading voice within the educational media landscape and a […]
The challenging education and technology gap
Something exciting is happening right now. The rapid rise of technology is disrupting industries across the globe. The world’s largest taxi company (Uber) owns no vehicles; the most valuable retailer (Alibaba) has no inventory; and the world’s most popular media owner (Facebook) creates no content. While most sectors seem to be embracing change driven by […]
STEMulated minds at work
In order to meet the needs of the increasing number of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) jobs within the next decade, we need students to be exposed to opportunities that exist and provide them with the training, knowledge and skills they need to be successful in these careers. To meet this demand, teachers need […]