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Arts Critical to STEM Learning Says Acting Secretary of Education

John M. Eger Van Deerlin Endowed Chair of Communications and Public Policy at San Diego State University (SDSU), was principal adviser to the President for telecommunications policy Acting Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. talked to the Las Vegas Academy of the Arts in Las...

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STEAM Design for Science

From the first primitive etchings on rocks to 3D modeling and 3D printing, drawing, using a stick, a pencil or a computer has been at the heart of creative and technological expression in man. Today, in education, we have the best opportunity in decades to...

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Ugandan Children Play with Legos for the First Time

We sent 50 pounds of Legos to a school in a rural Uganda. This video captures the students, none of whom had ever seen Legos before, playing the Legos for the firs time. For more information, visit legoafrica.org ...

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Anya Smith: Thinking Like a Designer

The world is malleable and everything in the made world is designed. Mount Vernon Innovation Diploma leader Anya Smith inspires our sense of agency and creative confidence, and she provides her recipe for success in taking on and tackling problems to make a positive difference....

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The Adaptable Mind

The Adaptable Mind explores the skills we need to flourish in the 21st Century. The Adaptable Mind from The Moxie Institute on Vimeo....

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César Chávez, Ph.D.: Making Sense out of STEM

REMEMBERING CESAR'S BIRTH DATE, MARCH 31, 2016 Excerpt from Theorizing César Chávez, a science-friction book-in-progress By Sonny Boy Arias Preface Most of the time, book titles aren’t very telling. For instance, when you first read the title of this book, Theorizing César Chávez, you might think this is yet...

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San Diego school districts open doors for arts education exchange

SCPR LInk School districts in San Diego are making arts education a priority – hiring significant numbers of arts teachers and increasing funding. This week, educators from Los Angeles, the rest of California and as far away as Boston will visit to see what ideas they...

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Google Chrome Music Lab

Music is for everyone. So this year for Music In Our Schools month, Google has made learning music a bit more accessible to everyone by using technology that’s open to everyone: the web. Chrome Music Lab is a collection of experiments that let anyone, at...