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A Peek Into Minecraft Education Edition

Minecraft Education Edition About to LaunchAs this educator's recent experiences at MINECON 2016, the annual Minecraft convention, demonstrate, kids don't really need adult intervention--or instru

  • November 16, 2016|
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Building Computers In The Classroom

Should Students Understand How to Build Computers?Coding is cool, but even cooler is building computers from scratch. As far back as 1998, some schools have been teaching students to build, mainta

  • November 15, 2016|
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The Role Of Coding In STEM

Is It Time for More Conversations on Coding?There are conversations about coding and there are conversations about STEM--both prevalent in education circles these days. But, does coding have a l

  • November 10, 2016|
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AI Promises To Change Education

AI: A New Partner in Education?As technology becomes increasingly sophisticated and computers begin to learn and think independently, the prospect of artificial intelligence is moving beyond scien

  • September 21, 2016|
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Harvey-Mudd Has Done What Many Have Failed To Do

Paving the Way for More Female STEM GraduatesA small college in California, Harvey Mudd, has done what many others have failed to do—graduate a high percentage of female students in computer sci

  • September 08, 2016|
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Six Majors That Best Prepare Students For Jobs

Aligning Today’s Learning With Jobs of the recently did an assessment of the best fields of study based on employer demand. A comparison of this list to a list of the most popul

  • September 08, 2016|
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Planning Before Spending

Getting Your Money’s Worth From Technology InvestmentsThere are plenty of examples of large sums of money being thrown at school systems to launch technology initiatives; just ask Mark Zuckerber

  • May 24, 2016|
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Females and STEM: Balancing the Equation

In 2009, according to a Census Bureau survey, women comprised half the U.S. workforce but less than one-quarter of the STEM workforce—and that discouraging percentage had remained more or less const

  • May 23, 2016|
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Computer Science Knowledge: A Need, Not a Want

Throwing Money at Computer Science Not A Sound SolutionWe live in a world underpinned by computer technology at every turn, yet we are turning out far too few future employees who know how to make

  • April 01, 2016|
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Computer Science: Come One, Come All

Building Teacher STEM Competencies Through TechnologyThe New York City school system is one of a number to make bold announcements about a commitment to ramping up offerings in science, technology

  • January 19, 2016|
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