Heroes of STEMtember: A teacher of teachers creates innovative math curriculum using tech

How do we address stale curriculum and make teaching exciting? Specifically, how do we change plans in STEM subjects that can often lack the excitement needed to encourage students to study further. Perhaps we need something to help our teachers reach new heights; maybe we need innovative and robust methods of teaching that incorporate technology…


What does your dad think you want to be when you grow up?

Earlier this month we published a survey on how parents with children in K-12 education feel about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education. One of the questions was what careers parents wanted their kids to pursue.  It’s probably no surprise that the top three careers were: 1)      Scientist 2)      Engineer 3)      Physician/Dentist However, the…

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Back to School: Personalizing the PC so Students Can See, Hear, and Learn More Comfortably

LaDeana Huyler, group communications manager for accessibility, Microsoft Going back to school means preparing for a new school year full of possibilities. While not on every traditional back-to-school checklist, making sure student technology is prepped and personalized for students is worth remembering. Whether you are a parent, educator, or both – you understand the challenge…


Exploring children’s creativity with technology during girls’ night out

Last week a lively group of mothers met online for an event called “Girls’ Night Out” (#GNO). #GNO is a two hour virtual party hosted on Twitter by online parenting influential Mom It Forward (@MomItForward). This week’s theme was “Children’s problem-solving skills and creativity through the use of technology.” The conversational online social event included…