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What students want and how universities are getting it wrong

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FUTURE OF HIGHER EDUCATION: We continue our series on the rise of online and blended learning and how free online courses are set to transform the higher education sector.

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Craig Federighi and Apple want to make coding cool

Craig Federighi and Apple want to make coding cool | STEM Studies | Scoop.it
Craig Federighi wasn’t a born computer nerd.
“I first got exposed to [coding] when I was 10 years old on an Apple II,” Federighi, Apple’s senior vice president of software engineering (and owner of that hair) told me over the phone last week.
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STEM Funding Streams Expanded in NCLB Rewrite - Education Week (subscription) (blog)

STEM Funding Streams Expanded in NCLB Rewrite - Education Week (subscription) (blog) | STEM Studies | Scoop.it
The Every Student Succeeds Act, which could soon replace the 14-year-old No Child Left Behind law, gives states and districts more opportunities to use federal funds for science, technology, engineering, and math education, advocates say, and is...
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Don't STEM the creativity of students - Sun Sentinel

Don't STEM the creativity of students - Sun Sentinel | STEM Studies | Scoop.it
The state of Florida looks like it wants to turn our students into a bunch of STEM-aholics.
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The STEM Skills Gap Is Only As Real As The Purple Unicorn - TechCrunch

The STEM Skills Gap Is Only As Real As The Purple Unicorn - TechCrunch | STEM Studies | Scoop.it
TEKsystems recently put out a report showing that approximately 80 percent of all IT professionals believe that a skills gap exists in tech industries today...
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Iowa Western shows off robotics facility during tournament - The Daily Nonpareil

Iowa Western shows off robotics facility during tournament - The Daily Nonpareil | STEM Studies | Scoop.it
Student-build robots competed Saturday as they scooped up balls and shot them into baskets, while professional-grade robots put on a different display at Kinney Hall.
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Hatfield Marine Science Center Director Praises Data Science Bowl

Hatfield Marine Science Center Director Praises Data Science Bowl | STEM Studies | Scoop.it
RT @KirkDBorne: Hatfield Marine Science Center Director Praises #DataScience Bowl: https://t.co/DjfDFBzDNb #DataSciBowl via @HatfieldMSC @B…
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Scientix connects STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics ... - TheParliamentMagazine.eu

Scientix connects STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics ... - TheParliamentMagazine.eu | STEM Studies | Scoop.it
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Chromebooks Now Make Up Half of US Classroom Devices Sold

Chromebooks Now Make Up Half of US Classroom Devices Sold | STEM Studies | Scoop.it
UNITED STATES OF CHROME: Futuresource Consulting has found that, in Q3 of this year, Chromebooks dominated US edtech: They comprised 51 percent of devices shipped. The Chrome operating system likewise accounts for 51 percent of operating systems in the US, though it only occupies three percent of th

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Thomas College Hosting Competition Combining Robotics, Cyber Defense & Gaming

Thomas College Hosting Competition Combining Robotics, Cyber Defense & Gaming | STEM Studies | Scoop.it
14 teams of high school students interested in technology gathered at Thomas College Friday for an overnight competition combining robotics, cyber defense,
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Episcopal Day School robotics team in BEST competition

Episcopal Day School robotics team in BEST competition | STEM Studies | Scoop.it
The regional BEST — Boosting, Engineering, Science and Technology — competition in Auburn this weekend is the biggie for students at Episcopal Day School.
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Cardboard STEM: 25 Ideas for All Those BOXES

Cardboard STEM: 25 Ideas for All Those BOXES | STEM Studies | Scoop.it
There’s no escaping the cold, hard truth: Children like to play with cardboard boxes. What is the plan for that, you wonder? I have two words for you: Cardboard STEM.
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CT firm's flight simulators reshape STEM education - Hartford Business

CT firm's flight simulators reshape STEM education - Hartford Business | STEM Studies | Scoop.it
When Jay LeBoff, creator of the STEM Pilot flight simulator, struggled to steer with his X-Box controller, he took a unique pit stop in 2004 by creating a surround-sound simulated race car.
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Embry-Riddle Team Victorious in VEX Robotics Competition - Horizons Newspaper, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Embry-Riddle Team Victorious in VEX Robotics Competition - Horizons Newspaper, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University | STEM Studies | Scoop.it
On Saturday, Nov. 14, two teams of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University engineering students met with two out-of-school teams for the annual VEX Robotics
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Forget Malibu Barbie. STEM dolls for girls take off - Chicago Tribune

Forget Malibu Barbie. STEM dolls for girls take off - Chicago Tribune | STEM Studies | Scoop.it
For years a general complaint about dolls has been that they send the wrong messages to children, whether it's promoting an unrealistic body image or reinforcing stereotypes about girly interests.
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Students use math concepts to determine if drivers are speeding - Grand Forks Herald

Students use math concepts to determine if drivers are speeding - Grand Forks Herald | STEM Studies | Scoop.it
NORTHWOOD, N.D.—An eighth-grade class now knows how to use pre-algebra concepts to determine if a person is driving too fast.
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Arts Based Learning of STEM Works Says NSF Funded Research Firm - Huffington Post

Arts Based Learning of STEM Works Says NSF Funded Research Firm - Huffington Post | STEM Studies | Scoop.it
At this point, the debate in America about art and science is coming to a conclusion : the disciplines very much need each other.
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VEX Trophy Awarded To East Hamilton High - The Chattanoogan

VEX Trophy Awarded To East Hamilton High - The Chattanoogan | STEM Studies | Scoop.it
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Students in grades 9-12 from East Hamilton, Ooltewah, and Central high schools participated in a Chattanooga State sponsored VEX Robot Competition on Nov.
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Teaching and Technology Tweet Wrap for the Week Ending 12-05-15

Teaching and Technology Tweet Wrap for the Week Ending 12-05-15 | STEM Studies | Scoop.it
Inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets posted on Twitter over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers. Well, here we are … December.
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Computing Our Future - European Schoolnet - Computer programming and coding | ICT | eSkills

 

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RESENTICE's curator insight, December 6, 2015 12:02 PM

Les priorités, les programmes, les initiatives à travers l'Europe , rapport de The European schoolnet mis à jour en 2015

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Robotics competition draws area students to ICCal

Robotics competition draws area students to ICCal | STEM Studies | Scoop.it
By Emma Crawford Kent Daily Journal TUPELO – In a room full of intricate robots picking things up and scurrying around, the true stars of the regional VEX Robotics competition were the students who sat tinkering with wires and gears, problem...
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STEAM, not just STEM Education Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

STEAM, not just STEM Education Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | STEM Studies | Scoop.it
The STEAM, not just STEM Education Infographic presents interesting facts and stats pointing out the significance of arts education.
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These are the 10 smartest countries in the world when it comes to science

These are the 10 smartest countries in the world when it comes to science | STEM Studies | Scoop.it
The United States isn't even in the top 30.
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