Tag Archives: STEM

Cool Tool | ‘Ethers’ by Iridescent

Most of us could learn a lot about games from middle-schoolers. These kids are smart. But it happens to be an age-group that is relatively underserved when it comes to games that really teach. So it’s exciting that the folks … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | SparkFun

Let’s hear it for STEM (and this take-charge electronics Viking, pictured). The  latest from a company full of cool tools comes with their SparkFun ProtoSnap line, a new family of products designed to lower the barrier of entry into DIY … Continue reading

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Future Focus

The STEM of all workforce diversity solutions   GUEST COLUMN | by Cecily Joseph There are many business benefits to having a diverse technical workforce. Diversity provides different perspectives, which can help solve a challenging problem or inspire an innovative idea … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | MimioScience

This series of 75 interactive whiteboard units provides more than 225 lessons for grades 3-8 and the first units will become available in June. Mimio, developer of educational technologies and solutions designed to increase effectiveness and engagement in K-12 classrooms, … Continue reading

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A Few STEM Basics

GUEST COLUMN | by Anna Johansson How the U.S. can stymie the gap in STEM education for low-income students STEM, a term coined by the National Science Foundation, is a designation for a comprehensive educational discipline incorporating elements of science, technology, … Continue reading

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