Roberto Alvarez

10
Jul

Robotics and Coding: Improving Students STEM Learning Experience

For many students, attending school is a drag. They sit through the same classes every day with no real change in their schedule. It can also be hard for students to focus on the same information day in and day out, but STEM education aims to tackle this issue. Through STEM, children can learn science, technology, engineering, and mathematics without
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1
Jul

The Spirit of the Robotics Competitions: Strengthening Skills for the 21st Century

Robotics competitions are currently at the forefront of our ever-changing technological world. In the modern day, learning how to navigate the shift from traditional, old-school technology to newer and more advanced tech is essential. We’ve already given you some of the most valuable 21st Century skills that your students should learn. Now we are going to show you how your
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27
Jun

Gaming in Education: Using Virtual Robotics to Implement STEM Learning

You may have often heard younger students in school complaining about how difficult their math and science homework can be, but they seem to do just fine with homework and assignments in language or history subjects. What these students don’t know is that learning STEM subjects can not only be stimulating but can be easy and engaging as well. Out
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27
Jun

SmartBrief : Crossing the chasm to 21st-century skills and careers

Teachers can use technology to help prepare students for the jobs of the future, according to Carolyn Thomas. In this blog post, Thomas shares six steps to teach skills that students need for 21st-century skills and careers, such as by making STEM lessons collaborative and interesting to students. Read the full article  
25
Jun

National Cyber Robotics Coding Competitions to Kick Off Registration at ISTE19

The third annual Cyber Robotics Coding Competition (CRCC) will kick off registration for its fall 2019 national competition at the upcoming 2019 ISTE Conference & Expo, being held June 23-26 in Philadelphia. The CRCC is the first-of-its-kind, online coding and robotics tournament for students in grades 5-8 that enables schools, districts, after-school programs and clubs to engage students in STEM
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25
Jun

SETDA Announces 2020 Cohort of Emerging Partners Offering Wide Variety of K-12 Education Technology Solutions

he State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA), today announced its seventh annual cohort of Emerging Private Sector Partners. “These partners will help our state leaders to understand the newest edtech innovations in ways that directly support our mission to improve education through technology policy and practice,” said Candice Dodson, Executive Director of SETDA, which represents U.S. State and Territorial digital
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