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The Evolution of Modern Makerspaces

Dec 23, 2020 12:00:00 PM / by Rebecca Hoffa posted in STEM Education Tools, Promoting Interest in STEM, Create and Maintain Your Makerspace, Education Technology

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Design spaces, makerspaces, and learning labs are becoming increasingly popular in libraries, schools, and community centers. These spaces create opportunities for students and community members to tinker with new technologies and engage with hands-on STEM activities. Makerspaces are constantly evolving and have changed a lot from the first modern makerspaces that were introduced in the early 2000s.

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Libraries are the drivers of successful STEM programs

Apr 15, 2020 12:00:00 PM / by Rebecca Ellis posted in STEM Education Tools, Create and Maintain Your Makerspace, Education Technology, Library of Things

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Despite living in a digitized era, millennials were found to be the age group most likely to use public libraries, according to Pew Research Center. This could be because libraries are evolving to keep up with new technology and tools as it becomes mainstream.

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8 Key Practices to Follow When Wanting to Maximize Education Technology

Jan 27, 2020 12:00:00 PM / by Sara Siener posted in STEM Curriculum Resources, Social-Conscious STEM, STEM Education Tools, Promoting Interest in STEM, Science, Math & Computer Science, Create and Maintain Your Makerspace

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How confident are you that you are making the most of education technology?

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3 Steps that Guarantee Success in Finding the Best Content Monitoring Solution for Your District

Dec 23, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Sara Siener posted in STEM Curriculum Resources, STEM Tools, STEM Education Tools, Create and Maintain Your Makerspace, Education Technology

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When you integrate a content monitoring solution into your district, you want it to be proactive in the classroom and ultimately beneficial to your students' needs ...

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Virtual Students Help Teachers Learn To Navigate Difficult Conversations

Nov 11, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Kelsey Batt posted in Science, Math & Computer Science, Create and Maintain Your Makerspace, STEM Learning Methodologies, Technology, TechED

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As anxiety becomes more prevalent among young people, school's are being prompted to act. Texas educators have begun using an innovative computer program to help train their teachers. In Round Rock ISD, a school district near Austin, the teachers are learning how to approach sensitive conversations by using At-Risk, a digital role-playing program.

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