Category Archives: Teaching Technology

Moonshot: How Apollo Launched the Digital Revolution

WSJ’s The Future of Everything Podcast The Apollo program to go to the moon marks the only time humans have left our home planet to set foot on another world. The biggest effect of this voyage was transforming the civilization … Continue reading

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How things have changed

I was doing some searches on the internet and ran across a pdf of an old Radio Shack Catalog from 1989. This oldie but goodie just shows how much technology has changed in 30 years. Page 2: Fax machine, page … Continue reading

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Learn to Program Your Future Overlords, with the MotionBlock Robotics STEM Kit

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American kids would rather be YouTubers than astronauts.

This is a sad state of affairs but more US kids would rather be a YouTube Star than an Astronaut. This graphic Sums up the survey: The full article for Ars Technica is available HERE

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The Women Fixing STEM

https://mashable.com/category/women-stem/

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Purdue Now Offers Graduate Certificate For Current And Prospective STEM Faculty

Purdue’s School of Engineering Education (ENE), the first of its kind, is offering an online 10-credit hour graduate certificate in Teaching and Learning in Engineering. ENE has teamed with Purdue Online to offer this unique certificate program for current or … Continue reading

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How Servo Motors Work?

From: Jameco Electronics Servo Motor Controllers This little motor is high in efficiency and power Servo motors have been around for a long time and are utilized in many applications. They are small in size but pack a big punch … Continue reading

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Is There a Mismatch Between Career-Tech Ed and Good Jobs?

https://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/high_school_and_beyond/2019/04/mismatch_between_career_tech_ed_and_good_jobs.html

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EverFi

Was told about an online resource for teachers that includes STEM Exploration. It can be found at https://everfi.com/offerings/stem-career-readiness/. I have not tried it myself, but thought I would pass it along.

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Gov. Bill Lee proposes $4M for STEM education, creation of K-8 computer science standards

Jason Gonzales, Nashville Tennessean Published 5:22 p.m. CT Feb. 13, 2019 Gov. Bill Lee is prioritizing STEM education in his legislative agenda, which proposes to boost opportunities for students statewide, including the creation of statewide K-8 computer science standards. The Wednesday announcement is … Continue reading

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