Robotics Competitions Made Simple with fischertechnik

kristielfischertechnik, Robotics, Webinars

Robotics Competitions Made Simple with fischertechnik

From battle bots to local competitions, robotics competitions are increasing in popularity. Why? For one, they are a great way to get students involved with core STEM areas like electronics & programming. Students respond to hands-on learning and with the increased emphasis on STEM education, these competitions are a perfect solution. They are a win-win for students, parents, and teachers. … Read More

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Do More with NI myDAQ, myRIO & LabVIEW

kristielAll Topics, National Instruments

Do More with NI myDAQ, myRIO & LabVIEW

As you are probably aware, Studica offers a great variety of software, STEM education solutions, robotics, and technology products. We have also developed great partnerships with WorldSkills and FIRST. For over 30 years, our focus has been uniting technology with education. For instance, we offer National Instruments products for students and faculty with academic discounts and we also offer National Instruments … Read More

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Free STEM Curriculum Offer for High Schools from Siemens

kristielAll Topics, STEM Education

Free STEM Curriculum Offer for High Schools from Siemens

If you haven’t heard, Siemens Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) announced the release of a new high school engineering design course. This is a contemporary problem and project-based STEM curriculum. The course, Siemens Engineering Design, is available to secondary schools free of charge. Siemens has made a commitment to make this course affordable and effective for any high school. As such, in addition … Read More

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fischertechnik Expands Free Elementary STEM Curriculum

kristielfischertechnik, STEM Education

fischertechnik Education is expanding its free STEM curriculum to include fischertechnik’s Introduction to STEM II. The Introduction to STEM II is a more in-depth STEM set that focuses on technology and robotics. Similar to the Introduction to STEM I set, this curriculum uses everyday technology to engage students. These successful sets focus on tangible concepts that students are familiar with … Read More

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

kristielAll Topics, fischertechnik, STEM Education

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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Westfield Vocational Technical selected as a model school STEM Program

kristielAll Topics, fischertechnik, STEM Education

In case you missed the big news that was all over the wire services and the internet a week or so back, Studica recently selected Westfield Vocational Technical High School to act as a model school for the fischertechnik STEM Lab Program. As you probably know from our past blog postings, the fischertechnik STEM Lab Program incorporates the state-of-the-art fischertechnik … Read More

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STEM Education Webinar Announcement

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If you are looking to engage your students in STEM you’ve come to the right place! We are presenting a webinar that will talk about solutions for STEM education that are designed to engage your students with hands-on, project based learning. Sign up for the “Effective STEM Education Solutions” Webinar Wednesday, February 13, 2013 3PM Eastern The webinar will discuss: … Read More

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Tom White Presenting Today at ACTE CareerTech Vision 2012

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ACTE (The Association for Career and Technical Education) is currently hosting their annual international CareerTech Vision 2012 Summit where technical education professionals from around  the globe are descending on Atlanta to meet, explore and learn about new developments in education. The Expo is taking place at Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center from November 29th through Saturday December 1st. Tom White, … Read More

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