Makerspaces

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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.

  • Grant Spotlight: $20 Million for PK-12 STEM Education

    Grant Spotlight: $20 Million for PK-12 STEM Education

    The National Science Foundation is awarding up to 18 multi-year grants for efforts that promote science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in PK–12 schools. The awards this year are expected to total $10 million to $20 million, with individual awards ranging from $400,000 to $2 million apiece.

  • Grant Spotlight: $20 Million for PK-12 STEM Education

    Grant Spotlight: $20 Million for PK-12 STEM Education

    The National Science Foundation is awarding up to 18 multi-year grants for efforts that promote science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in PK–12 schools. The awards this year are expected to total $10 million to $20 million, with individual awards ranging from $400,000 to $2 million apiece.

  • GE Donates 3D Printers to Hundreds of Schools, Colleges

    More than 400 schools and eight higher education institutions across the United States will receive free 3D printers, metal printing machines and other supplies retailed at hundreds of thousands of dollars. GE is donating the supplies to help students build skills in computer-aided design and additive manufacturing.

  • GE Donates 3D Printers to Hundreds of Schools, Colleges

    More than 400 schools and eight higher education institutions across the United States will receive free 3D printers, metal printing machines and other supplies retailed at hundreds of thousands of dollars. GE is donating the supplies to help students build skills in computer-aided design and additive manufacturing.

  • Winners Selected for Destination Imagination’s Global Finals

    The 17th annual Global Finals hosted by Destination Imagination (DI) ended Saturday in Knoxville, TN (May 24-27). Thousands of K–12 and college students from 17 countries participated in the international competition, according to information from DI.

  • Winners Selected for Destination Imagination’s Global Finals

    The 17th annual Global Finals hosted by Destination Imagination (DI) ended Saturday in Knoxville, TN (May 24-27). Thousands of K–12 and college students from 17 countries participated in the international competition, according to information from DI.

  • Google I/O Youth: Hands-on Digital Storytelling, CS Ed for Bay Area Students

    Alongside Google’s annual developer conference last week, the company held its fourth annual Youth I/O event at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, CA. Neary 150 students in grades 5-7 from around the Bay Area participated in activities that focused on digital storytelling, inventing, science and computer science (CS), according to a company blog post.

  • Google I/O Youth: Hands-on Digital Storytelling, CS Ed for Bay Area Students

    Alongside Google’s annual developer conference last week, the company held its fourth annual Youth I/O event at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, CA. Neary 150 students in grades 5-7 from around the Bay Area participated in activities that focused on digital storytelling, inventing, science and computer science (CS), according to a company blog post.

  • Self-Directed Learning: Exploring the Digital Opportunity

    Following up on a Q&A article published two weeks ago, about how institutions can be informed by their "digital opportunities", Gardner Campbell considers why we should now explore our digital opportunities for self-directed learning.