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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

Top 5 Reasons Schools Need Esports Teams

Top 5 Reasons Schools Need Esports Teams

Esports is taking the world ─ and schools ─ by storm. With a year-over- year growth rate of over 800%, and an audience base that is set to double over the next 6 years, It is clear that the esports industry isn’t going anywhere, and with some universities across the United States offering scholarships, esports … Continue reading

What are Principals Saying About Technology in Schools?

What are Principals Saying About Technology in Schools?

As children become more “plugged in”, principals have been tasked with a difficult decision—how can educators use these devices while also balancing their potentially harmful effects. While technology can help prepare students for success in school and beyond, things like screen time and social media are weighing heavily on principals’ minds as they decide whether to invest in more tech-based products. Continue reading

Our Top 5 “Must Read” Blogs of 2019

Our Top 5 “Must Read” Blogs of 2019

2019 was another year of growth and progress in education, and we loved every second of it. This year on the blog, we’ve gotten to explore everything from cyber security hygiene in schools to how EdTech is fighting climate change. It’s been a great year, and we are so thankful to have shared it with … 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

How the U.S. Ranks in AI Career Readiness

How the U.S. Ranks in AI Career Readiness

Businesses are adopting robotics and artificial intelligence rapidly throughout the world. However, the U.S. is trailing in how it is helping prepare young people for an automated workplace. According to a study, intelligent automation is boosting the relevance of STEM skills as well as soft skills. On the other hand, only a few countries are … Continue reading