Minecraft: Education Edition has made more people than ever aware that esports and video games can be used as a learning tool.
Using tech tools to enhance project-based learning helped one teacher personalize lessons and reach all her students, regardless of knowledge gaps and multi-level abilities.
Vernier Software & Technology has partnered with SAM Labs to teach middle school students coding and computational thinking skills through data-collection STEAM activities.
If you build it, they will charge…or so tech teacher, Kyle Crawford, figured when he offered maker tools and tasked his students to design and build a classroom cell phone charging station.
Set aside class time each week for students to work independently on a project related to their interests or passions.
Sphero makes cool programmable robots and educational tools that aim to transform the way kids learn and create through coding, science, music, and the arts.
SAM Labs is a programming site where students develop engineering skills by using SAM blocks and the SAM Space app to create, modify, or enhance designs.
In this video, I cover the basics of what a makerspace is, show off my makerspace, and give you some tips for starting your own makerspace.
Workbench is a PBL platform where students can complete STEAM tasks using everything from basic art supplies to technologies such as Sphero, Makey Makey, Raspberry Pi, and more.
DFRobot will showcase its hands-on learning resources including the full suite of Boson Kits, micro:Maqueen, Max:bot, LattePanda, Mind+, Gravity and Internet of Things Kits.
Whether you're teaching future engineers, mathematicians, or scientists, these are the educational toys that'll get your students' cogs turning.
Gizmos & Gadgets is an app for the littleBits platform that uses electronic building blocks that can be combined and recombined to make endless inventions.
Educators interested in Makerspaces, STEM Labs, Project-Based Learning, Inquiry-Based Learning, and Genius Hour may feel unsure of how to integrate all of those things into their practice