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How to Launch Your Own STEM Academy with Brite

Have you thought about starting a STEM Academy program at your school or district? Do you have an after-school program and want to expand into STEM and coding? There are lots of benefits to creating programs that include computer science and coding elements. But even when you know that this type of program is essential […]

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How to Bring Coding Activities Into Any Classroom

Coding activities come in many different forms and might have more of a place in your classroom than you think. As a gateway to digital skills, coding experiences can spark conversations around digital citizenship, media literacy, and so much more. If you’ve thought about introducing coding activities into your classroom, there is a set of […]

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DIY Starter Kits to Create Smart Projects with Kids

This post is in partnership with Teknikio. All opinions are my own.  This year you can create smart projects with kids thanks to Tekniverse, a new platform supporting remote learning. If you’ve considered trying out hands-on projects with students while learning at a distance, this new platform from Teknikio has you covered.  Tekniverse is a […]

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How to Incorporate Computational Thinking in Any Subject with Jorge Valenzuela – Easy EdTech Podcast 066

In this episode, you’ll hear from Jorge Valenzuela as he shares the what, why and how of computational thinking in classrooms. Jorge describes how to use the foundations of computational thinking in any subject area. We’ll talk about our favorite EdTech tools and strategies, and Jorge shares his book Rev Up Robotics. Listen to the […]

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A Robotics Kit (and Lessons) for Your STEM Program

With just a few days to go, I’m excited today to tell you about a new Kickstarter campaign. It features a low-cost learning platform perfect for STEM programs. The TechLabs TL1 SWARM Robotics Kit includes everything you’ll need for bringing robots into a STEM Program.  The team at TechLabs reached out to me this spring […]

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Teach Coding to Elementary Students with an Adventure Course

How can you teach coding to elementary school students? This question might feel like a mighty one, but there is a new resource designed to tackle this challenge. If you’ve thought about introducing elementary school-aged students to coding and robotics, CoderZ Adventure is a fantastic resource! If you follow along with the blog, you may […]

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Everything You Need to Ace Computer Science and Coding

This spring, the creators of a special guide reached out to me. Their popular resource for students has millions of copies in print. I’m excited to share it with you in today’s blog post. Everything You Need to Ace Computer Science and Coding in One Big Fat Notebook is a study guide for middle schoolers. You can now […]

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From Screen to Robot: Engaging Students with Interactive STEM Education

Have you used robots in your classroom? A few years ago, I had the chance to connect with the team at Robokind, and today I have some significant updates to share with you. If you’re looking to bring interactive STEM experiences into your classroom, you’ll want to meet Robon! Just last week, I had the […]

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Cyber Robotics Curriculum for Coding and STEM Skill-building

Over the past few years, I’ve had the chance to visit schools and talk with teachers who use robotics with students. Although this type of technology is definitely fun, using a robotics curriculum with students helps introduce foundational coding and STEM skills strategically. But how can you make sure that you are addressing all of […]

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7 New EdTech Tools Worth Exploring

Where do you go when you want to learn about new EdTech tools? From checking out new blog posts (like this one!) to searching hashtags on social media, there are lots of ways to learn about new EdTech tools. When I attend a conference, I also stay on the lookout for companies that have just […]

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