Autodesk Digital STEAM Workshop

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Autodesk recently created a new curriculum for teachers and students called the Digital STEAM Workshop. The Digital STEAM workshop is a highly visual curriculum that delivers an engaging project-based learning experience for students while enabling teachers to focus on teaching rather than software expertise.

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Grants for STEM Technology Grades 6-12

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Toshiba grants are meant to help teachers with project ideas and materials to coincide with the math and science curriculum, bringing more hands on training for the students making the projects more fun than constructive. These projects are a brilliant way to gain the interest of the student making them want to learn. Grant applications of $5,000 or less for instructional equipment are accepted throughout the year.

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Waterloo Labs, K12Lab, and National Instruments

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National Instruments are the makers of the myDAQ and LabVIEW software and they have a sort of “think-tank” called Waterloo Labs. On their website, you will be able to watch videos of the crazy projects that they come up with. Fortunately for all of us, they also post videos that show and describe how they accomplished their incredibly fun and unique projects.

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New Ways to Get Students to Enjoy Mathematics!

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Crocodile Clips has launched their new website featuring math based games designed for learning mathematics in an enjoyable way. Students from around the globe are signing up to compete against each other and against other schools in these fun and challenging games.

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A Guide to Autodesk’s Resources and Curriculum

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The Autodesk Design Academy software curriculum was developed to support science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and is intended for secondary schools looking to offer students a relevant and engaging pre-engineering, pre-architecture program that maps to U.S national academic standards.

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Promoting STEM Education with fischertechnik

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The trick for educators is to find tools for introducing STEM related concepts to students in middle school, high school, college and beyond, which nurture their interest in the subjects while at the same time providing an interesting and exciting way to learn. A great way to do is by introducing fischertechnik to your classroom.

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