Ask a high school student how he or she typically feels at school, and the answer you’ll likely hear is “tired,” closely followed by “stressed” and “bored.” A study by Yale’s Center researchers from the… Read More »Implementing STEM with Project-Based Learning
In January of 2016, then-President Barack Obama addressed the changing demands of the 21st-century economy, and identified computer science as the “new basic skill required of contemporary students.” To meet the challenge of his time,… Read More »3 Ways to Celebrate CS Edu Week!
At VEX, our vision is to achieve Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) literacy for all VEX students, teachers, and parents. STEM literacy includes hands-on and engaging ways to teach science and engineering principles. It… Read More »Innovation and Iteration: VEX students and teachers are creators of technology
As the presence of Educational Robotics in the classroom increases, so too do the responsibilities and concerns of educators, administrators, parents and students alike. How best can we utilize this new tool that is so… Read More »Why Teach Robotics? New research published by CMU
The skills required for today’s workforce are changing dramatically. Increasingly, workers are being asked to deal with new information, solve unstructured problems, and have strong interpersonal skills (OECD, 2016). Schools have responded to this challenge… Read More »Collaborative Problem Solving in the Classroom