SparkFun Department Of Education National Tour To Help Kids STEAM

STEAM is an extended acronym for STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Many people feel that the federal government initiatives are missing Art, so it was added back in to create S.T.E.A.M. SparkFun Electronics is running a Kickstarter campaign to fund an around-the-USA STEAM tour to help teachers and educators, as well as the [...]

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We Need More Makerspaces

MIT has their Fab Labs, there are Mobile Fab Labs in Cleveland and elsewhere, and then there are the Hackerspaces (subject dear to my heart) where education, invention, creation and sharing happen. Maker spaces to get small businesses off the ground have never been more important, a fact that the people at ActivSpace appreciate. ActivSpace [...]

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3D Printing Will Transform Education

A computer on every desk is the present. In the future there will be a 3D Printer on every desk too, and this will transform the way that our kids learn about the STEM Principles, says Bre Pettis from MakerBot Industries. Imagine if, instead of the standard Lego set, every child had the ability to [...]

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