Bayer MaterialScience president says STEM skills critical
At the 2012 STEM Summit, Bayer MaterialScience North American president Jerry MacCleary told the audience about the importance of connecting business and education to ensure the U.S. has a strong pipeline of workers with science, technology, engineering and math skills.
Future Tense: Learning by Making
Maker-in-Chief Dale Dougherty takes his arguments for building, tinkering, exploration and learning-by-doing in a Slate Future Tense article
Spark Lunch & Learn September 28th: MacArthur Foundation Announces DML Competition
The MacArthur Foundation has announced its fourth Digital Media and Learning Competition! Join your colleagues from Pittsburgh’s Kids+Creativity network to learn more about the competition and how exceptional content providers, technology developers, and researchers are eligible to apply for grants ranging from $10,000 to $200,000 to create Badges for Lifelong Learning. Initial applications are due […]
Spark lights the creative, high-tech spirit of children and young families (Pop City)
Pop City Media posted a story about the launch of Spark: Spark provides funding for projects and initiatives that will energize children ages birth to eight in the creative use of technology and the media. Individuals, organizations, teachers, startups, artists—everyone, actually—will be challenged to think about early childhood education and technology in a new,exciting way. […]