Makerspaces

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    11,000 Girls Compete in International Mobile App Challenge

    Girls from all over the United States and the world are competing in the Technovation Challenge, a global effort by STEM education nonprofit Iridescent, which has invited girls ages 10-18 to learn and apply technology to try to solve problems in their communities. This year, 11,000 girls worked in teams of one to five to build mobile applications and address the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, which include quality education and poverty elimination.

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    Designing Learner-Centered Spaces

    Authors and educators Eric Sheninger and Thomas C. Murray offer multiple ways that classrooms and learning spaces can become student-centered, not teacher-centered.

  • XYZprinting Releases STEAM Curriculum and New Printers

    At the ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) conference this week, XYZprinting demoed a few 3D printers that can be used by individuals with varying 3D printing experience. In addition, the company made its Next Generation Science Standards-aligned STEAM curriculum widely available and kicked off a new educator ambassador program.

  • XYZprinting Releases STEAM Curriculum and New Printers

    At the ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) conference this week, XYZprinting demoed a few 3D printers that can be used by individuals with varying 3D printing experience. In addition, the company made its Next Generation Science Standards-aligned STEAM curriculum widely available and kicked off a new educator ambassador program.

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    Project Scientist Partners with Concordia University to Offer Summer STEM Academy for Girls

    Project Scientist is partnering with Concordia University Irvine (CUI) to offer a STEM summer academy for girls between the ages of 4 and 12. Project Scientist Summer Academy will start June 26 in Irvine and will be a five-week day camp.

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    Project Scientist Partners with Concordia University to Offer Summer STEM Academy for Girls

    Project Scientist is partnering with Concordia University Irvine (CUI) to offer a STEM summer academy for girls between the ages of 4 and 12. Project Scientist Summer Academy will start June 26 in Irvine and will be a five-week day camp.

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    New Tool from Carnegie Mellon Simplifies Design of Robots

    A small team of researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have come up with a tool that allows newbies and experts to design customized robots that can use 3D-printed parts and off-the-shelf actuators.

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    New Tool from Carnegie Mellon Simplifies Design of Robots

    A small team of researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have come up with a tool that allows newbies and experts to design customized robots that can use 3D-printed parts and off-the-shelf actuators.

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    New Tool from Carnegie Mellon Simplifies Design of Robots

    A small team of researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have come up with a tool that allows newbies and experts to design customized robots that can use 3D-printed parts and off-the-shelf actuators.

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    Apple Swift Draws Support from Robotics, Drone Makers

    Lego Education said it would be pairing Mindstorms Education EV3 with the Swift Playgrounds learning platform to allow students to program their Lego Mindstorms robots and other creations with motors and sensors.