Category Archive for "Education"

New technology education program aims to recruit minority middle school boys

A new technology education program at the University of the District of Columbia will help 100 minority middle school boys learn 3-D modeling and app development and will expose them to future career opportunities in the tech sector. The Verizon

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Educators weave technology into curriculum

The days of chalkboards and textbooks may be fading, but educators say students are experiencing more than ever before. Thanks to evolving technology, Sue Schwoerer’s third-grade students at Olympia North Elementary School in Danvers have spoken face-to-face with an oceanographer

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Looking For Pilot Program Participants –

Technology has the power to change lives and Zyrobotics is looking to collaborate with a few schools and organizations for three months to participate in a pilot program. The pilot will provide a classroom or organization with the Zumo Learning

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Zyrobotics Is Looking For Participants in a Pilot Program –

Do you or anyone you know love discovering new ways to solve student learning difficulties? If so, we are looking for schools and organizations who have a passion for student achievement and new technology to participate in our pilot program.

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Don’t Tell This Robotics Team That STEM Is For Boys

At the Javits Center in Manhattan last Saturday, hundreds of teenagers milled about in sneakers and safety goggles, tinkering with the robots they had brought to the FIRST Robotics Competition New York City Regional. Requests for parts (dowel rods, PVC

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Michigan girl power fuels high school robotics growth

As the state’s wildly popular robotics season kicks off this month, organizers are noticing a welcome trend: More girls are joining teams and more are taking on leadership roles. That’s key in a state that has invested heavily in boosting

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Kids Get ‘Ability Awareness’ Training

MEDFORD, Ore. – Hayden Allen, 9, gestured wildly as he tried to communicate instructions to his classmates without using words. As he acted out “arranging toy cars in a row,” his classmates guessed that he was counting, dancing and even

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When Virtual Reality Meets Education

Since the 1950s, virtual reality (VR) has been hovering on the periphery of technology without achieving accepted mainstream application or commercial adoption. Since 2012, VR startups have raised more than $1.46 billion in venture capital, including more than $100 million

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UGA, Georgia Tech partner to create camp for children with disabilites

A Saturday late in November consists of tense competition between the University of Georgia Bulldogs and the Georgia Institute of Technology Yellow Jackets in either Sanford or Bobby Dodd Stadium, but when it comes to a good cause, UGA and

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First early learning STEM class a hit with families

Kids as young as 3 learned about structures, simple machines and systems in the first ever Anoka-Hennepin Early Childhood Family Education science, technology, engineering and math class. Two sessions of the 15-week class ran this fall, and 15 students between

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