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Teach Coding Unplugged

Teach Coding Unplugged

It is possible to teach coding unplugged. For National Wellness Month, we’re showcasing Makey Makey, a popular STEAM education solution that is an ingenious way to get kids active and learning to code without all the screentime. Teaching code through invention literacy What is Makey Makey? It’s a perfect way to instill confidence in kids … Continue reading

Navigating the Digital Human Experience

Navigating the Digital Human Experience

The digital human experience. What is it? Who builds it? How to we navigate it? What jobs and industries might be created in this new space? In today’s blog we take the first few steps into navigating this experience through an exhibit curated by Matthew Hodge, an Interactive Game Design teacher at CART, an indie game developer, and our guide through this new digital landscape. Continue reading

Meet a few of our favorite LGBTQIA+ Scientists

Meet a few of our favorite LGBTQIA+ Scientists

Dr Sally Ride made history in 1983 as the first American woman and the first recorded LGBTQIA+ person to travel in space. After retiring from NASA, Sally worked with universities, co-wrote seven science books, and directed educational programs to foster student interest in STEM. She also co-founded @sallyridescienceatucsandiego with her partner and friends. Dr. Lauren … Continue reading

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

Ed Tech Tools to help beat the COVID Slide

Ed Tech Tools to help beat the COVID Slide

Last week we talked about the impact that COVID- 19 has had on education this year. As renaissance reported, students seem to be performing well in reading, but are really starting to fall behind in math. What can we do to help students stay on track and improve learning outcomes while they learn virtually? Reading … Continue reading