Month: February 2019

STEAM Conference

February 16, 2019

On Wednesday, February 13th we participated in the Lincolnshire-Prarie View School District 103 Learning Fund Foundations first STEAM Conference. If you are not familiar with STEAM, this includes the traditional STEM fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, with the addition of Art! This event provided almost 250 students with the opportunity to participate in Read more…

Benefits of Technology Education for Children

February 8, 2019

Technology is a valuable resource for teachers to incorporate into their classroom experience. Not only do teachers have the ability to engage their students with interactive learning applications, they also have access to tools that can support classroom management.

Newest TechStars Curriculum Uses MinecraftEDU

February 8, 2019

The newest TechStars curriculum by technology education provider Computer Explorers is Minecraft: Desert Island Survival. In the course, students ages 8 and up will be fully engaged as they work collaboratively on a private server

CES through the eyes of an expert

February 4, 2019

Last month we talked in this blog about the Consumer Electronics Show and why we as parents and educators should care about it. This month we wanted to take a look at what was presented at the show. Our resident Children’s Technology expert Dr. Warren Buckleitner of the Children’s Technology thought were ‘pretty cool’. Included Read more…