Are You Ready For A Makerspace In Your School?

What, Why and How of a Makerspace in your school. WHAT: What makes a makerspace? According to the International Society for Technology in Education, ISTE, it is a space that: promotes learning through play and experimentation; is cross-disciplinary, with elements of art, science and craftsmanship; and offers tools and mater4ials that encourage students to create rather…
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West Fargo STEM Academy Reaches Over 50 Students Grades 5-8

Over the past four years, West Fargo School District teachers have written for grant funding to support a summer STEM Academy for their students. Each year’s programming has been a bit different to reflect the grant amounts and requirements, but all-in-all the Academy has created a place for professional development and student enrichment for both teachers…
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Do Something Dynamic! Become A ND Reading Corps Superhero Tutor

When the word ‘superhero’ comes to mind, you probably think of Superman, Batman, Spider-Man, Thor, Wonder Woman, or Captain America. These figures all “save the day,” fighting crime, protecting the public, and sometimes battling super villains. Superheroes, however, can come in many different forms. North Dakota Reading Corps tutors are their own special breed of superheros. Every…
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You’re Hired! — Explore STEM Education And 21st Century Skills

The North Dakota State College of Science and the South East Education Cooperative (SEEC) along with Valley City State University, North Dakota State University, University of North Dakota and N.D. Center for Technical Education, are working together under a Math Science Partnership grant through N.D. Department of Public Instruction to bring You’re Hired to your school.  You’re…
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One-to-One Computing In Schools

By Haley Gabel, SEEC Communications Intern Today, almost everywhere you look, people are using electronic devices. Whether people are talking on their cell phone, checking emails on a laptop, or even playing games on an iPad, one thing is definitely true about today’s world- technology is everywhere. With the rise of technology, many schools are encouraging…
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