Free STEM Education Webinars Available

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Free STEM Education Webinars Available

In recent years, the push to enhance student learning in science, technology, engineering and math has been very strong. It’s easy to understand the need to create students that are well versed in core STEM concepts. The challenge lies in the classroom. What can you do to naturally draw  out student interest in learning? What programs work the best? Are there … Read More

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World Record fischertechnik Build and New Products

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fischertechnik Update: World Record and New Products

We have much to share with you from the world of fischertechnik. For one, at this year’s Fan Club Day, a World Record was achieved! A bridge 45 meters long, has been constructed entirely out of fischertechnik building blocks. The bridge, modeled after the famous Russky Bridge in Russia, used approximately 53,000 parts. Earning it the title of the largest model ever built … Read More

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Get Ready for ISTE 2016 with Studica

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Get Ready for ISTE 2016 with Studica

ISTE 2016 is just around the corner and we’re getting ready to ship out! The ISTE Conference and Expo is the premier education technology conference of the summer. With over 16,000 education professional expected to arrive in Denver, Colorado on June 26th-29th, 2016, it is sure to be an event you don’t want to miss. Make sure to visit Studica … Read More

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SREB Advanced Career Inspires Project-based Learning

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SREB Advanced Career Inspires Project-based Learning

We are always excited to learn how educators are implementing the Advanced Career pathways in their schools and the success their students are having with project-based learning. The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) offers the Advanced Career (AC) program as part of their “High Schools That Work” initiative. This program has had great success in schools across the southern region, … Read More

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Studica at The Education Show: Inspiration & Innovation

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The Education Show 2016

Our Studica UK office will be taking part in the upcoming Education Show at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham, England from Thursday, 17th of March through Saturday, 19th of March. This annual event brings together 10,000 visitors representing schools from primary through university. Together they discuss innovative ideas, discover new resources and share insights regarding learning and education. If you are looking to inspire … Read More

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fischertechnik Celebrates 50th Anniversary

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fischertechnik  celebrated its 50th anniversary this year, on Sunday, July 26, 2015. The company hosted a FANCLUB day at fischertechnik headquarters in Waldachtal, Germany. Here, people from all over the world could enter their own designs for display and view the many exhibits of fischertechnik systems released over the years. These incredibly innovative systems were invented by Professor Artur Fischer, … Read More

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Westfield Technical High School STEM Projects in Action

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As many of our regular blog readers know, over the past year we’ve followed the progress of students at Westfield Vocational Technical High School (located in Westfield, MA) as they work through the fischertechnik STEM Lab Program.  This fall, a new group of students was introduced to the lab program. We wanted take a peek at how they’re doing, and … Read More

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Westfield Update: fischertechnik STEM Lab Program

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When we last looked in on the students at Westfield Vocational Technical High School in Westfield MA, they had just completed the second project in the fischertechnik High School STEM Lab Program.  Recently they have just completed the module focusing on basic electricity. As you probably know from past blog postings, and from our webinars on the fischertechnik STEM Lab … Read More

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SREB Advanced Career Helps Students to Succeed in STEM

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As an educator, parent or concerned citizen, you know that the current state of STEM education in the United States is very poor. We live in a country where every day thousands of students drop out of school. It’s hard to believe that even today students do not graduate from high school. Of those who do graduate, many are not … Read More

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The Importance of Project Based Learning discussed at US News STEM Solutions

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If you are a regular reader of the fischertechnik blog posts, you’ve no doubt heard us discuss how project based learning and other non-lecture classroom formats have been shown to be most effective methods for addressing the STEM education dilemma. With this in mind, a few stories in the news caught my eye. The first, from the Homeland Security News … Read More

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