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Eduporium Weekly | Design Thinking as a New Kind of Pedagogy

  • Posted on: February 25, 2017 - 12:22am
  • By: Conversations

In the 21st century, those who are most successful are always thinking at least one - sometimes two, three, or four steps ahead. Why? Because they have to. No longer can the most successful workers and students get by on basic skills. The times have changed and now essentially require them to have...

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9 Things You Need in Your Makerspace White Paper

  • Posted on: February 23, 2017 - 3:36am
  • By: Conversations

So, you want to build a makerspace, huh? Or maybe you already have one and you want to make it better? Whatever the case may be, we're here to help. We created our latest white paper just for innovators like you and, trust us, it will open your mind to all sorts of new possibilities that will...

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Eduporium Experiment | Piper

  • Posted on: February 22, 2017 - 2:22am
  • By: Conversations

A couple of weeks ago, we experimented with the pi-top, an innovative DIY computer that teaches students all about coding while they build essential maker skills and a new machine to surf the Web and play games. But, pi-top isn’t the only build-it-yourself computer on the market these days!...

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10 Easy Ways to Learn How To Code

  • Posted on: February 20, 2017 - 5:31am
  • By: Conversations

People working in the IT sector earn about 40 percent more on average than people working in all other professions. Coding is the skill today’s students need to make themselves valuable to today’s employers and there’s no reason they can’t start learning it in elementary school (or sooner). If you want kids to learn how to code with ease (or would like to learn yourself), read these 10 tips from our guest blogger, Emil Sipos, very carefully!

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Eduporium Weekly | The Undeniable Importance of Digital Literacy

  • Posted on: February 18, 2017 - 12:14am
  • By: Conversations

For much of time, literacy has been seen as the absolute most fundamental skill any person can have. With the emergence of the automated era and the now complete commonality of technology, the necessary skill has changed from literacy to digital literacy. People today need to know technology - how...

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Got a Girl Who's Into STEM? Check Out What's NEW from Roominate

  • Posted on: February 16, 2017 - 5:03am
  • By: Conversations

Designed to make engineering fun for girls, Roominate empowers them to control learning by making them the architect, builder, and even the electrician! It's a neat way to build Future Ready kids while they bolster design and engineering skills by building cafés, cars, and even houses! And,...

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Eduporium Weekly | How to Be No. 1 in 1:1

  • Posted on: February 11, 2017 - 1:14am
  • By: Conversations

Every student has different skills, different strengths, and different weaknesses. Some learn quicker and prefer visual lessons, while others require hands-on experience and multiple attempts to master a concept. Luckily, in the 21st century, there is plenty of technology available to help close...

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Chromebooks are Key for the K-12 Classroom

  • Posted on: February 9, 2017 - 5:11am
  • By: Conversations

Show of hands...Who knew that Eduporium is more than a supplier of endlessly innovative STEM tools? We've got a lot more to offer teachers, schools, and even districts to complement each one of their unique learning needs.Take 1:1 rollouts, for example. Did you know we've partnered with...

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Eduporium Experiment | Stikbot

  • Posted on: February 8, 2017 - 6:16am
  • By: Conversations

In this week’s Eduporium Experiment, we’re taking a break from robots and drones to explore the A in STEAM – Art. Skills in the arts and humanities are critical in today’s rapidly-advancing, digital world. They encourage creative thinking, self-expression, and independent...