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Smart Review | Root Robot

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Mary Ryerse and her son Luke review Root Robot from the perspective of a kid and parent. Here's what they learned from their experience with the “little robot with a lot of possibilities."

Smart Review | Rocket and Piano by Let’s Start Coding

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When we heard Let’s Start Coding had new offerings it was a no-brainer to decide to give them a try. Speaking as a mom, I have probably learned more about coding language from this particular line of products than any others we’ve tried. Learn more here.

Computer Science and the Hour of Code

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The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates there will be 1.4 million computing jobs but only 400,000 computer-science graduates with the skills to fill them. Looking toward a future of work that includes automation, artificial intelligence and programming, there is no better time to introduce coding to your students.

How to Teach STEM Without Being an Engineer

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Leading successful STEM experiences has less to do with your actual knowledge as an instructor (though it helps), and more to do with the MINDSET you take with kids. In this post, discover the five MAKER mindsets and how YOU can develop them.

Odyssey STEM: First to Combine Big Picture Learning and altSchool

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What does it mean to be deeply connected to your mission but also responsive to new student needs and goals? Take a look at how Odyssey STEM Academy worked to design their school and learning environments.

All aboard Lego’s “Coding Express”

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Adam Kulaas reviews Lego Education's "Coding Express" after sitting down with his kid and unpacking the educational tool designed for early learners.

50 Resources for Makers and Creative Classrooms

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If you’re anything like us, you’re always looking for new inexpensive (or better yet, free) resources that can introduce more students to STEM and maker education. Here, we share 50 good resources for anyone looking to dive in.

Robots and Games That Teach Coding

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Robots are on the rise--they’ve certainly taken over the exhibition halls of education conferences these days. Here's a look at why robots and games that teach coding and STEM skills are a big back to school trend and tips to get started in the classroom.

Reimagining High School in Paramount USD

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By: Keith Nuthall and Becky Perez. Paramount Unified School District is rethinking high school to better prepare their student for the future.

Inspiring our Future Leaders with the Maker Movement

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By: Connie Liu. All youth have ideas that can change the world. We just need to help them see that. Connie shares how Project Invent is helping inspire youth to change the world.