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  • Brackitz
    Brackitz Educational Toy inspires learning and creativity
    Like most Moms, I’m constantly trying to find new fun ways to incorporate math concepts like angles, counting, sorting and geometry basics with my little ones. The wonderful world of apps is great, but there’s nothing like 4D, tactile...
  • This weekend: Annual school symposium to be held in Astoria
    This weekend: Annual school symposium to be held in Astoria
    This weekend families in Western Queens can attend an annual school fair in order to find out what local school options exist in their communities, join the SMART CLUB and Junior SMART CLUB at a local Queens library branch, spend an afternoon...
  • Lasers, light-based technologies and STEM
    Lasers, light-based technologies and STEM
    “Our theme this weekend is lasers, so I want to talk to you about how lasers work and then a little bit about how they’re are used in astronomy,” said featured speaker Dr. Andrew Clegg of Google, whose background was in astronomy...
  • Girls Who Code computer science program this summer at D.C.'s Georgetown University
    Girls Who Code new summer technology program at D.C.'s Georgetown University
    Applications for current 10th and 11th grade girls interested in computer science and technology opened today for The Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program, newly offered this summer at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.Girls Who Code, a...
  • CPS Von Steuben forms partnership with STEM program
    CPS Von Steuben forms partnership with STEM program
    STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program partnerships with educational, corporate, and philanthropic resources to benefit Chicago students by giving them a opportunity to earn college credits at a four-year university and provide...
  • Middle school girls: Science, technology, engineering & math (STEM} camps
    Middle school girls: Science, technology, engineering & math (STEM) camps
    To address the prevailing underrepresentation of women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields, CNN's Leading Women hosted a Twitter Chat titled How can we get girls into STEM? Participant contributions included:• Help...
  • High school girls: Science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) summer camps
    High school girls: Science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) summer camps
    It's no secret that women are underrepresented in STEM fields - it's been a headline for years -or that STEM programs geared exclusively to girls have been a common strategy used to address this gender gap.While the long-range impact of...
  • PBL
    What 0.01% of U.S. schools are doing
    Design Thinking is huge in businesses in developing novel solutions to old problems.Inspired by the Stanford d.school, design thinking has taken the world by storm as it applies user-centered, creative and analytical approaches to solve cross...
  • PBL
    Here's what only 0.01% of U.S. schools are doing
    Design Thinking is huge in businesses in developing novel solutions to old problems.Inspired by the Stanford d.school, design thinking has taken the world by storm as it applies user-centered, creative and analytical approaches to solve cross...
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    Choose the right toys to help kids meet developmental milestones
    While many of you may have completed your Christmas shopping and already have all the presents wrapped and placed snugly under your Christmas tree, there are many who are somewhere between have not yet started and still trying to finish. It is not...
  • Time Warner Cable puts together STEM workshop for parents and children in Queens
    Time Warner Cable puts together STEM workshop for parents and children in Queens
    Time Warner Cable (TWC) recently partnered up with the Center for Science Teaching and Learning (CSTL) and Police Athletic League (PAL) to create a STEM workshop for kids and their parents/guardians at the Goldie Maple Academy in Queens. The...
  • SPARK, Thames & Kosmos Science in a Flash
    Spark an interest in scientific exploration with Thames & Kosmos
    Creating an interest in science at an young age can be trying. Kids like the idea of science but it can be challenging. At school, the subject can be difficult to grasp. Making the scientific concepts fun and engaging is half the battle. Thames ...
  • A Tribute to Cosmos and Carl Sagan
    A Tribute to Cosmos and Carl Sagan
    “Let us agree that this scientific debate lies at the heart of scientific understanding and as my dear Kepler once said, ’One of the greatest questions you can ask yourself is why are things the way that they are and not otherwise?...
  • Jeffco School Board approves one charter school but denies other
    One charter school approved, other denied at Jeffco School Board meeting
    The five members of the Jeffco School Board unanimously voted to deny approval for one proposed charter school, and then conditionally approved a second charter school on a 3/2 vote during the Nov. 6 meeting. The denied application was for the...
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    STEM in the classroom made easy
    STEM is the big buzzword in every school district and independent school in America today. STEM seeks to raise Science, Technology, Engineering and Math to a higher level in today’s schools. Teachers and administrators have been struggling...