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Making Magic at NoVa Maker Faire
innovation, parents, STEAM, teachers

Rainy Sundays are typically a day for sleeping in, but by 8 AM on March 19th, – despite gray skies and drizzles – Reston, Virginia was abuzz with hundreds of bright-eyed tech enthusiasts and ‘makers’ toting their creations for the 4th annual NoVa Maker Faire. Lauded as “The Greatest Show...

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The 4Cs – “Super Skills” for 21st Century Kids (Free Printable)
collaboration, ed tech, innovation, parents, STEAM, teachers

Communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity. These are the keys to success in the 21st century - both in and out of the classroom. Educational researchers and teachers around the world believe that a great classroom experience gives students ample time to practice and hone the 4Cs. These skills prepare...

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Why Kids Should Learn Code
ed tech, innovation, parents, STEAM, teachers

Programming is not only an integral part of our lives, but it’s a skill that opens up career opportunities across nearly every industry. Whether it’s creating a website or app or knowing how to create experiences online that inspire and engage people, coding is an essential 21st century skill. While...

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