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Oracle Corporate Citizenship Colleen Cassity Executive Director Oracle Education Foundation Oracle Giving & Volunteers
“ When there are no  boundaries to information, learning is limitless. ” Larry Ellison CEO, Oracle
Advancing Education <ul><li>Two programs : </li></ul><ul><li>Oracle Academy </li></ul><ul><li>ThinkQuest </li></ul>
Oracle Academy <ul><li>Students gain IT and business skills through hands-on experience </li></ul><ul><li>High schools rec...
Oracle Education Foundation <ul><li>Independent charitable organization  funded by Oracle </li></ul><ul><li>Dedicated to h...
ThinkQuest <ul><li>Enables teachers to integrate learning  projects into curriculum and students to  develop 21st century ...
Did I mention it ’s all free?
Where Can I Learn More? <ul><ul><li>academy.oracle.com  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>thinkquest.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><...
Oracle Academy and ThinkQuest - Java Summer Workshop 2011
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Oracle Academy and ThinkQuest - Java Summer Workshop 2011

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Oracle Academy and ThinkQuest - Java Summer Workshop 2011

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  2. 2. Oracle Corporate Citizenship Colleen Cassity Executive Director Oracle Education Foundation Oracle Giving & Volunteers
  3. 3. “ When there are no boundaries to information, learning is limitless. ” Larry Ellison CEO, Oracle
  4. 4. Advancing Education <ul><li>Two programs : </li></ul><ul><li>Oracle Academy </li></ul><ul><li>ThinkQuest </li></ul>
  5. 5. Oracle Academy <ul><li>Students gain IT and business skills through hands-on experience </li></ul><ul><li>High schools receive hosted software, curriculum, training, and certification resources for teaching use </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduction to Computer Science: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Database design & programming with SQL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Programming with PL/SQL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Programming with Java coming next summer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Supports 700,000 students in 86 countries </li></ul>
  6. 6. Oracle Education Foundation <ul><li>Independent charitable organization funded by Oracle </li></ul><ul><li>Dedicated to helping students develop 21 st century skills </li></ul><ul><li>Provides ThinkQuest as a free service to schools globally </li></ul>
  7. 7. ThinkQuest <ul><li>Enables teachers to integrate learning projects into curriculum and students to develop 21st century skills </li></ul><ul><li>Includes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Projects , a protected online collaboration space </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Competition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>500,000 students/teachers in 60 countries </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Did I mention it ’s all free?
  9. 9. Where Can I Learn More? <ul><ul><li>academy.oracle.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>thinkquest.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>oraclefoundation.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>facebook.com/thinkquest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>youtube.com/user/OracleFoundation </li></ul></ul>

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