Tag Archives: STEAM

First STEM. Then STEAM. Now, STREAM.

Catholic School principal starts early, stays diligent on transformative full-tech journey. GUEST COLUMN | by Monica Haldiman Imagine you’re in a classroom, but instead of children sitting quietly at their desks, they are testing a model bridge built from pasta … Continue reading

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The Brightest Future Possible

A Florida superintendent talks technology, learning, and full STEAM ahead. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero From sandy beaches to rolling pines, the Santa Rosa School District is situated in a bright, sunny, and aesthetically beautiful part of the country; the … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Soundtrap

Soundtrap is quite possibly the first online music recording studio to work across all operating systems (Mac, iOS, Android, Windows and Chromebook), where you can collaborate with music makers from all around the world in an easy-to-use browser, cloud-based system. … Continue reading

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The Changing Landscape of Online Education

As consumers crave personalized experiences, education is no exception. GUEST COLUMN | by Chase Jarvis The concept is almost amusingly anachronistic today, but not so long ago learning beyond the four walls of a classroom meant something called “distance learning” … Continue reading

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Beyond Pythagoras

The impact of Computer Science on STEM retention and student development. GUEST COLUMN | by George K. Thiruvathukal As an educator, I am frequently asked about the role of computer science and STEM. Although computer science subject matter can serve … Continue reading

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The Sweet Sounds of Learning

A discussion with Per Emanuelsson, co-founder of an eclectic team of engineers, designers, and producers passionate about music and technology. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero An incipient movement has begun that involves using new approaches to increase skills and knowledge … Continue reading

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A Planet Like No Other

Conservationist and former Nat Geo exec brings students exploration close-up. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero Tim Kelly had a “wonderful” 30 years at National Geographic, where he was able to work with explorers and scientists, and (in his own words) … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Nepris

Here’s a simple, scalable solution to bring real-world relevance to K-12 classrooms. Nepris helps companies reach teachers who need professionals either to explain real-world concepts to their students, to help with collaborative projects or for coaching and career advice. For teachers, … Continue reading

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ISTE 2015: Highlights, Takeaways, Things to Use and Follow-Up On

A mega-surplus of resources for inspired kids to positively impact their world. GUEST COLUMN | by Mark Gura It’s been a few days now since the big event in Philly, and while I would have loved to have posted the … Continue reading

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Summer of Learning

Halting the ‘summer learning slide’ with some fun and games. GUEST COLUMN | by Lane Jabaay  With the holiday weekend upon us, summer is officially here for students and teachers alike. Summer offers a change of schedule and in the best … Continue reading

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TechTonic Forces for Change Reshape Learning Landscapes

PRAGMATIC VISIONS | By Ferdi Serim [Editor’s note: This is the second in a new column series from the pragmatic visionaries at the Thornburg Center for Professional Development] Leaders beware of that seemingly solid ground beneath your feet. While tectonic … Continue reading

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