In episode 16 Shawn speaks with Haley Shoaf, the Vice President of Impact at Launch Code. LaunchCode is an innovative start up that aims to address the shortage of talented coders by providing paid internships and training to people in cities around the country. More than just preparing people for the new world of work, this program allows people to change their lives and find a place in the rapidly changing and tech focused economy.
This guest post from Courtney Pepe (@iPadQueen2012) first appeared on Daily Genius. As someone who primarily taught math and science when I was a classroom teacher, I associated robots, robotics curriculum, and robot apps as things that were only used in those subjects. However, this past year my school received a robot grant that provided […]
This guest post from Courtney Pepe (@iPadQueen2012) first appeared on Daily Genius. Jean Piaget once said that “play is the answer to how anything new comes about.” As educators in the digital age, it is important that we embrace the power of play in our classrooms. One of the ways that we can redefine our […]
This post from Maggie Keeler (@KeelerMS) first appeared on Free Technology for Teachers. Microscope work in science class is often a solitary endeavor. Traditionally, one student searches to find a seemingly invisible organism while patiently waiting for the teacher to come confirm that they’ve found it. Not anymore! With the MotiConnect App from Motic, this isolated […]
This guest post from Summer Workshop instructor, Maggie Keeler (@KeelerMS), first appeared on Edudemic. As more and more states adopt the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), teachers are beginning to wonder what tools they will need to implement the new standards in their classrooms. The NGSS focuses on three dimensions: core ideas in science and […]
Welcome to May! It’s the home stretch to summer, and we have some great resources for these final weeks of the school year. Games are Good for you! Minecraft, Hopscotch, and the Wolves of Isle Royale… Douglas Kiang, Maggie Keeler, and Kate Wilson gave us some great resources for thinking about What Games Teach Us About […]