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Virtual reality platform Labster teaches science through game-based learning.

Jun 15, 2018


Immersive Virtual Reality Science Lab

Labster is bringing immersive technology into the STEM classroom with its interactive advanced lab simulations based on mathematical algorithms that support open-ended investigations. The investigations are combined with gamification elements, such as an immersive 3D universe, storytelling, and a scoring system, which stimulate students’ natural curiosity and highlight the connection between science and the real world.

TECHNOLOchicas connects young Latinas with resources and opportunities to explore careers in technology.

Jun 15, 2018


Initiative Encouraging Young Latinas to Pursue Careers in Technology

TECHNOLOchicas is an initiative of the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) and Televisa Foundation designed to raise awareness among young Latinas and their families about opportunities and careers in technology.

Jun 15, 2018


Modular Curriculum Platform Bringing STEAM to Life

pi-top is an award-winning ecosystem that gives every learner the opportunity to be inspired by making. pi-top’s award-winning modular computing platform, supported by curriculum tools and software, brings computer science and multidisciplinary STEAM education to life. Learners are invited to work collaboratively on real-world challenges and projects using the pi-top physical computing and coding platform and develop creative, critical, and computational thinking skills. The new pi-top Learning System provides all the tools and support necessary to deliver the very best STEAM education to students. With the pi-top Learning System, educators can develop their students’ digital expertise and equip them with essential skills to thrive in the future. Attending ISTE 2018? Discover the pi-top Learning System at booth 812.

Educators used these five resources the most in May 2018.

Jun 15, 2018


Our Top Five Resources in May 2018

Each month we publish blogs and several newsletters full of digital learning, funding, professional growth, social media, and STEM resources. Below are items from our blogs and newsletters that educators turned to the most in May.

Need things to do with the kids over summer? Check out PBS LearningMedia's Science of Summer educational videos.

Jun 15, 2018


Videos Exploring the Science Behind Summer Activities

Throughout the summer months, students can explore the science behind some of their favorite summer activities. On PBS LearningMedia’s Science of Summer website, students will discover the physics of sailing, the chemistry of campfires, the mineral composition of sand, the forces that allow humans to ride bicycles and rollercoasters—and more.

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