Topics: STEM & STEAM
NASA's Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission launch March 12 provides an unprecedented opportunity to bring ISTE Standards-ready, hands-on science activities related to the mission to classrooms.
The MMS mission will study the mystery of how…
Last year when we talked to 13-year-old Quin Etnyre, the budding young inventor and entrepreneur was immersed in plug-and-play electronic circuits. When he wasn't tinkering with the ArduSensors he had invented, he was…
Can old-fashioned craft supplies like pipe cleaners and toothpicks measure up to new and exciting classroom tech offerings like animation software and 3D printers?
Yes, says Laura Briggs, technology resource teacher/staff developer and coach for Loudoun County Public Schools in…
Super-Awesome Sylvia started making and tinkering when she was 7, and like a lot of kids, she loves to try new things. One year after visiting a nearby Maker Faire, she and her dad were inspired to create a web show about making.
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Eliciting engagement and creating excitement among learners is every educator's raison d'tre. One emerging technology, still in its infancy but moving quickly toward classroom application, are holograms.
As you may recall from science class — or your favorite sci-fi film —…
To what extent and in what ways should digital technologies change career and technical education (CTE) programs in manufacturing? CTE teachers and administrators have been dealing with this question for decades, but recent changes in 3D design software and modern tooling, such as 3D…
Topics: Advocacy, Assistive and adaptive technologies, Augmented reality, Coding & robotics, Computational Thinking, Digital Citizenship, Digital storytelling, Education leadership, Gamification, Gaming, Literacies, Makerspaces, Personalized Learning, professional learning, Project-based learning, Robotics, Standards, STEM & STEAM
There she was in the White House, along with 120 other school superintendents, and there was President Obama, at the podium. And then there was this:
" "And then you got Mary Wegner, superintendent of the Sitka, Alaska, School District. Where's Mary?" " Obama said. " "She came a long…
When I first watched a 3D printer in action, I went through a rapid progression of reactions:
Sara Hunter was recognized as a 2013 ISTE Emerging Leader. Nominations for 2015 awards are open now through Feb. 2015. Amazing educators are encouraged to apply!
Most people are…
It's hard to pin down what makes the ISTE Conference & Expo such fertile ground for inspiration. Maybe it's the constant hum of excitement and passion that permeates the environment. Maybe it's the steady exchange of new ideas and information.
Whatever the case, if you haven't…