True Robotics Made Simple with fischertechnik

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The fischertechnik construction system is widely used in schools for teaching all sorts of STEM Education (i.e. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) concepts, from the principles of Dynamics and Statics, to the fundamentals of electronics, to how renewable energy is created and used. But one of the most prominent uses of fischertechnik is in the area of Mechatronics, aka Robotics and Programming.

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Teaching Technical Success – Spotlight on Jean Varnier Catholic High School

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Robotics is a term used by everyone; thrown around and over emphasized. Students at Jean Vanier in the York Catholic District School Board, however, understand robotics and define it as success and forward movement. Teacher Andy Persad has taken a fledgling robotics program with Vex robotics and has already equipped his students with the skills that will make them the next robotics experts for NASA and ABB.

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AutoCAD WS 2011-Free Mobile App!!!

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Formerly, “Project Butterfly” from Autodesk Labs, the release of AutoCAD WS web and mobile application for AutoCAD software lets you view, edit, and share 2D DWG drawings through all major web browsers or mobile device. Now you have the freedom to work anywhere and with anyone.

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‘Tis the Season for a band of cycling Santas!

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As the Holiday Season approaches, many people are in need and many wonderful acts of kindness & generosity are made. I’d like to take this opportunity to put a spotlight on one of Studica’s own, Steve Rice. Here’s the story of what he and the other members of the Fats in the Cats Bicycle Club did to help others.

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Technology Grant Available in CA for K-12 Registered LEA Schools!

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Technology grants available in California for K-12 registered LEA schools. EETT Formula program provides funding to assist local education agencies (LEAs) in improving student achievement through the use of technology in elementary and secondary schools. The funding supports ongoing, sustained, intensive, and high-quality professional development to integrate advanced technologies into curricula and instruction.

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Adobe Premier Pro CS5, DSLR’s, and Filmmaking Education

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Film educators and students have never before had so many options available to them at such a cheap price point. With Adobe Premier Pro CS5, teachers and students can fully utilize budget-friendly DSLR cameras as well as the versatility of PC hardware to achieve professional-looking films in the educational realm.

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Autodesk Subscription Advantage Packs 2011

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Autodesk Subscription Advantage Packs are available for download on Subscription Center and from select Autodesk software products via in-product access. Subscription Advantage Packs are one of the benefits available to current Subscription customers on select products; they are provided as part of the customer’s Subscription at no additional fee. Get ahead by gaining early access to the latest product enhancements for the 2011 version of your Autodesk software.

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