Next Generation Learning Challenges
Next Generation Learning Challenges is led by The EDUCAUSE Foundation in partnership with the League for Innovation in the Community College, the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL), and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO). Funding is being provided by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Texas Workforce Commission
Development of WhyPower has been partially funded by the Texas Workforce Commission through funding from the U.S. Department of Labor.
Whyville is the learning-based virtual world for teens and tweens. Founded in 1999, Whyville has its own newspaper, economy, and government and has served over 7 million users with activities in math, science, art, government, economics, journalism, finance, life science, manufacturing, and more. All of our lesson plans are based on activities in Whyville, and especially on the activities in WhyPower, Whyville's power plant. Access to Whyville is free!
Power Across Texas
Power Across Texas is dedicated to raising awareness and understanding of the energy issues and policies in Texas. As a non-partisan learning center, Power Across Texas draws from academic, political and private sector resources to provide balanced and reliable information, news analysis, and interactive resources that bring clarity and understanding to critical and complex energy issues in Texas.