Category Archives: Teaching Technology

West TN STEM Hub hosting discussion on spring competitions available to students of all ages

The West TN STEM Hub will host an After School STEM Zoom session for teachers Tuesday, March 16, from 4-5 p.m. to discuss competitions available to students of all ages this spring. The Hub is headquartered at the Herff College … Continue reading

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Tennessee Lands $6.9M Grants For STEM Education

The AP  (2/16) reports that Tennessee officials “say they have landed $6.9 million in grants to aid in computer science and STEM education.” The state Department of Education “says the money includes a $4 million Education Innovation and Research early … Continue reading

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Turing Tumble

Saw this and thought it was neat! Turing Tumble is a new type of game where players (ages 8+) build mechanical computers powered by marbles to solve logic puzzles. It’s fun, addicting, easy-to-learn, and while you’re playing, you discover how … Continue reading

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George Boole 200 | George Boole Bicentenary Celebrations

http://georgeboole.com/

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Watch “Ben Eater” on YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/c/BenEater

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A bit of Computer History

From: EDNSep 13, 2019by Suzanne Deffree Weighing in at more than a ton and storing 5MB of data, the IBM 305 RAMAC was the first supercomputer with a hard disk drive (HDD). Introduced by IBM on September 13, 1956, RAMAC … Continue reading

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STEM Outreach with IEEE’s “STEMinar”

The IEEE History Center gave a “STEMinar” to members of International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) on using the free on-line educational resources of IEEE REACH in the remote classroom and in home schooling to enhance technological literacy.

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STEM related activities available

https://www.tsin.org/summer-2020-steam-resource-hub

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STEM Activities

Courtesy of the James Dyson Foundation and Dyson engineers, you can download a free set of 44 engineering and science experiments, all of which demonstrate basic principles of science and physics, and are buildable with common household items including balloons, plastic … Continue reading

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JoVE Science Education

Ran across THIS WEBSITE with videos related to Engineering for STEM Educators. Thought I would share. Unfortunately it is a paid site, but does offer a free trial.

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