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28
Jul

May The Code Be With You

It would not be an understatement to say that coding is now the biggest force in STEM education. Back in 1995, in an interview for Channel 4, Steve Jobs said that “Everybody in this country should learn to program a computer, because it teaches you how to think”.   Some 20 years later we are witnessing his vision being realized with a lot of back-wind from organizations

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25
Jul

Introducing Game Based Elements in Today’s K-12 Classroom

Too often as adults we hear things like, “Life isn’t game,” and likely just as many times we think for a split second that it should be. Research has shown that game-based learning increases the amount of knowledge and skill retained through active participation and experimentation in learning. Game-based learning is teaching through game play, a method of testing an

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20
Jul

Teach Girls STEM Subjects to Make a Real Difference

The inherent nature of most girls is to nurture and to make a difference in the lives of others; when you teach girls STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics), you enable them to learn skills and pursue career paths that can change the world. Every day women progress further and further into traditionally male-dominated careers such as law, business,

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15
Jul

Robotics and Math

The field of robotics is not clearly defined. As a writer and Coderz tester here at Intelitek, I often find myself wondering what exactly robotics is. Is it a science? Is it purely a technology? There are a lot of numbers involved. Perhaps robotics is a subdivision of math? In truth, robotics is something that stands on its own. It

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