Nissan Sets “A World in Motion” With SAE Foundation

Posted on 23. Jan, 2012 by in Nissan Canada



Nissan Sets “A World in Motion” With SAE Foundation

In 2007, Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn announced a $1.5 million oath to a Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Foundation to rise a Primary Curriculum for a “A World in Motion” (AWIM) program. The module is targeted privately to students in a kindergarten by 3rd grades since inhabitant statistics prove that many children tumble behind and remove seductiveness in scholarship in a essential 4th and 5th grades. SAE used Nissan’s concession to emanate 4 books and training guides that were pilot-tested and fine-tuned in U.S. facile propagandize classrooms.

At a 2012 North American Auto Show in Detroit, a press discussion was hold to uncover a formula before to a AWIM program’s central rollout in a United States and Canada. Attending a press discussion were 100 students from internal Detroit-area schools, along with NTCNA Vice President Bob Sump, SAE Foundation Board of Trustees Chairman, Mark Johnson, and fourth-grade clergyman Amanda Blake, who has been piloting a module during Nashville’s Glenview Elementary School.

Students from kindergarten by fourth class demonstrated a fresh, exciting, literature-based proceed to scholarship and problem-solving regulating books from a module with titles such as The Three Little Pigs’ Sledding Adventure and The Rocket Age Takes Off.

“If we can deliver students to a wonders of scholarship or a utility of math in their early years, we might maintain a passion that will stay with them forever,” pronounced Sump. “Programs such as this might assistance inspire some-more immature group and women to pursue careers in scholarship and engineering – careers that are essential for industries like ours.”

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