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Virtual Ways to Celebrate the Holidays

Virtual Ways to Celebrate the Holidays

While the holiday season may look a little different this year, there are still plenty of things you can do to spread a little extra cheer. We’ve compiled a list (and checked it twice) of projects from our partners that really got us in to the holiday spirit. Makey Makey https://makeymakey.com/blogs/how-to-instructions/hacking-holiday-led-light-strings-with-makey-makey https://www.instructables.com/Makey-Makey-Holiday-Jukebox/ iRobot Holiday sweater- … Continue reading

Celebrate STEAM/STEM Day

Celebrate STEAM/STEM Day

November 8 is international STEAM/STEM day. While this year celebrations will have to look a little different, there are still plenty of ways to join in on the fun. Here are some of our favorite ideas for how to get involved. Get creative Whether it is coding, art, an experiment, or finding a new way … Continue reading

Meet the players of Education 4.0

Meet the players of Education 4.0

Ready to meet the players of Education 4.0? If you are interested in learning more about these vendors be sure to visit their booth at the Education 4.0 Virtual event! Adobe: Creativity for All Kids today live and breathe technology. Adobe can help you develop media-rich coursework to keep them engaged. But more importantly, Adobe … Continue reading

What are “Genius Hours”?

What are “Genius Hours”?

Genius hours are a fairly new trend in education. The concept behind them is simple- students have one hour a week to explore and learn about whatever they want. The idea is that giving students the freedom to explore the topics they are passionate about helps them stay engaged and retain information. Continue reading

Exclusive EdTech during TCEA

Exclusive EdTech during TCEA

The Emerging Tech in STEAM Education Showcase will include many vendors that you won’t see on the exhibit floor during TCEA. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, February 5 from 2-7 p.m. and will include speaking sessions on hot topics in education, as well as food truck eats and free drinks! Teachers can make connections … Continue reading

Prepare Students for the Modern World; Incorporate STEAM into all Areas of the Classroom

Prepare Students for the Modern World; Incorporate STEAM into all Areas of the Classroom

STEAM has been a major focus in education for years. According to data from the ACT, 45% of 2018 high school graduates intended to pursue STEM majors in college.  As schools start implementing new STEM tools and curriculum to better prepare students for the modern world, they face a new challenge─ how can STEM apply to subjects that aren’t Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math? Continue reading