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Eduporium Weekly | Welcome to the Collaboration Station

  • Posted on: December 31, 2016 - 1:18am
  • By: Conversations

So much of 21st century education is getting students to unleash the creativity they did not even know they had. The challenge is getting them to access it on a daily basis. The solution might be to have them collaborate – daily, nightly, pretty much whenever possible. Two heads are better...

Tech for Thought, Making, Conversations

Eduporium Experiment | LittleArm

  • Posted on: December 28, 2016 - 1:46am
  • By: Conversations

What started as a weekend hobby has now expanded into a home and business robot design and creation company and Slant Robotics got its proper beginning when its founder, Gabe Bentz, showed off the robot arm he had made to several teachers in his area. Being robotics- and technology-minded, these...

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Eduporium Weekly | Empowering Teachers in the 21st Century

  • Posted on: December 24, 2016 - 12:00am
  • By: Conversations

In 21st century education, teachers have one simple job: Prepare students for a world of technology, hands-on work, and the unknown. Most educators know the importance of equipping students with the skills they will need for success in the “real world.” It’s usually their lack of...

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Eduporium Weekly | 5 Can't-miss Gift Ideas for Your Little Genius

  • Posted on: December 17, 2016 - 1:11am
  • By: Conversations

The Holiday Season is a time for selflessness and gift giving to let those in our lives know how much we care about them. As our focus has always been on education, however, we sometimes tend to go a little overboard in recommending that parents get their kids gifts that combine fun and learning...

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Eduporium Experiment | COJI

  • Posted on: December 14, 2016 - 2:33am
  • By: Conversations

WowWee is a high-tech toy company that first made waves in 2004 with the release of their Robosapien toy. They have been innovating ever since, developing exciting tools for their robots, such as infrared vision, specialized GPS, and single-axel balance. Their products include the MiP line of...

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Eduporium Weekly | The Hour is Upon Us

  • Posted on: December 10, 2016 - 1:07am
  • By: Conversations

The annual Computer Science Education Week put on by Code.org serves as a yearly reminder of the importance of coding and Computer Science education in contemporary K-12 schools. Expected to be the literacy of future generations, coding has become an extremely important skill to have and creative...

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Eduporium Experiment | Puzzlets

  • Posted on: December 7, 2016 - 5:07am
  • By: Conversations

Puzzlets are a unique product designed to introduce the youngest students to problem solving and inspire curiosity through technology. The Puzzlets themselves come in a kit that connects to a Bluetooth-enabled device and create the conditions for an unusual kind of play: an interactive video game...

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Eduporium Weekly | A Virtual Reality Takeover?

  • Posted on: December 3, 2016 - 12:34am
  • By: Conversations

Virtual reality, while still relatively young, is an extremely impactful way of exploring the real world without having to, well, be out in the real world. Its potential is enormous and the learning opportunities it helps create are astounding. Some teachers, however, shy away from trying it...