Tag Archives: STEM

Cool Tool | Nepris

Here’s a simple, scalable solution to bring real-world relevance to K-12 classrooms. Nepris helps companies reach teachers who need professionals either to explain real-world concepts to their students, to help with collaborative projects or for coaching and career advice. For teachers, … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Dash & Dot Robots

Fun, creative, rigorous. Wonder Workshop’s Dash & Dot robots are all of the above. But they’re also addressing a serious need in early education: coding. Data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics project there will be 1.4 million high-paying computer science jobs available by … Continue reading

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The Challenge We Face

Teaching students to be the creators, not just consumers, of technology. GUEST COLUMN | by Paula Golden Preparing young people for the 21st century workplace may be the greatest challenge facing communities throughout the United States. Whether students aim for … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | ITN Source Timeline

Using archive footage, ITN Source has created an interactive video timeline showing how science and technology has changed our lives over the last 114 years. The aim was to design a fun, dynamic and educational tool using digital media to show … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Tynker

Programming is the new literacy, the people behind this company believe, and the ability to program is what separates those who simply have an idea from those who make their ideas a reality. Tynker is a new online platform that … Continue reading

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