Toyota and Discovery Education launch initiative to inspire innovation in STEM students

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Launches Keys to Connect to inspire creativity, critical thinking and problem solving to tackle transportation challenges and imagine the future of mobility

PLANO, Texas and SILVER SPRING, Maryland –News Direct– Discovery Education

PLANO, TX and SILVER SPRING, Md., September 22, 2021 / 3BL Media / – Toyota’s mission of Mobility for All is at the heart of a new educational initiative from Toyota and Discovery Education called Keys to connect.

Designed for wherever learning takes place, Keys to log in includes a variety of Free and standards-compliant digital resources that immerse learners at all levels to meet the challenges of transport and imagine the future of mobility. Visit: toyotakeystoconnect.com

Key features to connect:

  • A youth engagement challenge designed to motivate and inspire original approaches to social issues such as transport.

  • Career Profiles to showcase the innovators working behind the scenes at Toyota to deliver mobility for all.

  • Virtual tours and an educational guide, with the next event kicking off on October 12 at 1 p.m. ET with a behind-the-scenes view of the supply chain.

“The goal of Keys to Connect is to encourage students to explore what mobility for all is,” said Sean Suggs, group vice president, Toyota Social Innovation. “By exploring the challenges of transportation in their communities and creating potential solutions, students apply critical thinking skills to improve access to opportunities, connect people in new ways, and build a more inclusive society.”

Keys to Connect builds on a decade of partnership between Toyota and Discovery Education, starting with a teen-focused road safety program called TeenDrive365

“Building a more inclusive and connected world starts in the classroom,” said Lori McFarling, president of Social Impact at Discovery Education. “Inspiring students and empowering educators with STEM resources focused on the evolving world of mobility directly promotes the development of the next generation of solution seekers needed to help create a better world for all. We are proud to partner with Toyota for this new educational initiative.

Learn more about Keys to Connect at toyotakeystoconnect.com and Discovery Education’s K-12 learning platform.

Virtual field visit to come

  • What: Travel to the market Virtual field visit

  • When: Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at 1 p.m. EST

  • Visit: https://toyotakeystoconnect.com/virtual-field-trip

  • About: Celebrate the dynamic supply chain movement as students follow the lifecycle of auto parts from manufacturing to final destinations across the country. Along the way, various real-world professionals will show students how their daily passion and problem-solving help support Toyota’s mission of providing mobility for all. See how the many moving parts of the automotive supply chain come together through a combination of complex machinery, ingenious processes and the commitment of a talented team

Additional resources

A series of free STEM-based courses and programs offered by Toyota USA Foundation partners, virtual excursions and more are available on Toyota’s Virtual Education Center. The hub also provides visitors with an immersive experience and the ability to tour many of its manufacturing facilities in the United States.

For more information on Discovery Education’s digital resources and professional learning services, visit www.discoveryeducation.com and stay connected with Discovery Education on social media through Twitter and LinkedIn.

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About ToyotaToyota (NYSE: TM) has been part of the cultural fabric of North America for over 60 years and is committed to advancing next-generation sustainable mobility through our Toyota and Lexus brands as well as our 1,800 dealerships.

Toyota has created a formidable value chain and directly employs over 47,000 people in North America. The company has been instrumental in the world-class design, engineering and assembly of more than 40 million cars and trucks at our 14 manufacturing facilities, including 15 including our joint venture in Alabama starting production. in 2021.

About Discovery EducationDiscovery Education is the global leader in edtech whose cutting-edge digital platform supports learning wherever it takes place. Through award-winning multimedia content, innovative instructional materials and classroom tools, Discovery Education helps educators deliver equitable learning experiences that engage all students and promote greater academic success globally. Discovery Education serves approximately 4.5 million educators and 45 million students worldwide, and its resources are accessible in more than 140 countries and territories. Inspired by global media company Discovery, Inc., Discovery Education partners with districts, states, and trusted organizations to empower educators with cutting-edge edtech solutions that support the success of all learners. Explore the future of education at www.discoveryeducation.com.

ContactsGrace Maliska | Discovery Education | [email protected] Sheldon | Toyota Motor North America | [email protected]

See additional multimedia content and more ESG storytelling from Discovery Education at 3blmedia.com

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