F1 in Schools is a global multidisciplinary challenge in which teams of students aged 9–19 deploy CAD/CAM software to collaborate, design, analyze, manufacture, test, and then race miniature compressed air-powered balsa wood F1 cars.
Schools are the primary focus at LocknCharge. Every school can have a high-quality solution to charge, store, and transport their mobile devices. The Joey Cartis available with freeBaskets by LocknCharge now through October 31, 2018. Educators can now enjoy an affordable solution to provide a seamless workflow.
Designed to boost interest and proficiency in science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM), the Samsung Solve for Tomorrowcontest challenges public school teachers and students in grades 6–12 to create solutions using STEAM skills that can be applied to help improve their community. All you have to do now is start thinking of a local or relevant issue that impacts your school. Once the next school year begins, Samsung will remind you to brainstorm a solution with your students for a chance to win a share of $2 million in Samsung technology for your school. Sign up now to receive Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest emails and updates, and be the first to know when the contest officially starts.
Imagine if students could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. For example: What is fun about computer programming? Would you advise young people to pursue a career as a musician? How can I stop thinking and fall asleep? Google has a way to convene that kind of forum—in half a second.
Technology has the potential to improve student capacity to learn in new and exciting ways that promote interactivity and deeper understanding of a given topic. In a survey of K-12 Technology newsletter readers, we explored what types of technology tools are currently in use and for what purposes.