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Eduporium Experiment | littleBits MaKey MaKey

  • Posted on: October 26, 2016 - 2:30am
  • By: Conversations

Using the next-step-ahead thinking approach that we try to instill in today’s students, I found myself thinking how cool it would be if someone would combine two tools into one better, stronger tool. Then I remembered that somebody already did that and then I also remembered it was time to...

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Eduporium Weekly | The Earlier the Better

  • Posted on: October 22, 2016 - 1:11am
  • By: Conversations

Proponents of STEM education generally believe that hands-on, practical and in-depth learning should really begin taking place during a student’s high school years. We believe, however, that it can start earlier than that – like, much earlier. Who’s to say that kids who are just...

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Eduporium Experiment | Finch

  • Posted on: October 19, 2016 - 3:13am
  • By: Conversations

Computer science and robotics are two of the most dynamic, popular and relevant areas of STEM education today. Wouldn’t it be perfect if there were an educational product that incorporated both of these disciplines and enabled children to explore innovative learning in the classroom? Oh...

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Eduporium Weekly | Computer Science? Yeah, It's Huge

  • Posted on: October 15, 2016 - 1:24am
  • By: Conversations

Alarmingly, just one in 10 American schools currently offer regular computer science classes in their curricula. If I could pick just one word to describe that trend, it might have to be ‘disconnect.’ It doesn’t make any sense, you see, because jobs involving computer science...

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Eduporium Weekly | The Principal Players in Education

  • Posted on: October 8, 2016 - 2:40am
  • By: Conversations

What can we say about principals? Tell everyone how awesome they are and how much they care about their students and their school and their community? You probably already know that. Principals, of course, play a crucial role in the success of their students based on who they bring in as teachers...

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Eduporium Experiment | Snap Circuits Jr.

  • Posted on: October 5, 2016 - 5:18am
  • By: Conversations

Snap Circuits Jr., while not as pumped up as the larger Snap Circuits Kits, is a perfectly fine introduction to circuitry as well as the Snap Circuits system. It features 30 unique parts and a project guide that includes 133 of simple yet engaging child projects that encompass everything from alarm...