eLearning Games And Apps That Make Students Think Out Of The Box

eLearning Industry | John Unger When somebody mentions educational games and eLearning software, most people envision games and apps geared towards preschoolers and primary school students. Here are 7 eLearning games and apps that appeal to students and make...

August 12, 2016 MindMake

Check out LEGO Woman of NASA

LEGO Ideas | Maia Weinstock Ladies rock outer space! Women have played critical roles throughout the history of the U.S. space program, a.k.a. NASA or the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Yet in many cases, their contributions are unknown or under-appreciated —...

August 10, 2016 MindMake

Teach Your Kids to DIY

Popular Mechanics | Timothy Dahl Direct your child’s curiosity into exploring how to use tools and make things. A child’s energy and curiosity make them ideal candidates for trying new things, including how to use tools and make stuff. Get...

August 3, 2016 MindMake

Inspiring Girls into STEM with Programmable Wearables

Intel iQ | Cassidee Moser Taking friendship bracelets into the digital age, Jewelbots teaches young girls to tinker and code their way into the exploding world of wearable technology. Whether it’s the Queen of Coding Grace Hopper or the new...

July 29, 2016 MindMake

How To Raise A Digitally Savvy Kid That Isn’t Always Staring At A Screen

Fatherly | Chase Scheinbaum Your kid is part of a whole generation that can swipe right before they can write. And because of that fact, you’ve become a little paranoid with how they interact with technology. It’s one thing to...

July 27, 2016 MindMake

Five Critical Skills to Empower Students in the Digital Age

MindShift | Ki Sung The beginning of the school year is a time to set the tone for a student’s learning experience, including what teachers expect from students and families. But that first week of school is also the time...

July 26, 2016 MindMake

Augmented Reality Technology Brings Learning to Life

Harvard Graduate School of Education | Deborah Blagg When middle school students describe something they did in school as “cool,” “exciting,”  and “fun,” educators who are more accustomed to hearing “Why are we learning this?” tend to sit up and...

July 23, 2016 MindMake

Can ‘Minecraft’ Really Change the Way Teachers Teach?

Motherboard | Steven Messner To call Minecraft anything less than a phenomenon would be an understatement. Since releasing in 2009, it has sold more than a hundred million copies across almost every gaming platform and continues to sell another...

July 21, 2016 MindMake

Apple’s New Game That Teaches Kids How To Code

Time Magazine | Lisa Eadicicco Swift Playgrounds is the latest effort to help kids learn to become programmers One recent evening, I spent my 40-minute commute guiding a friendly cyclops around a maze in search of gems. After moving the...

July 18, 2016 MindMake

Is Virtual Reality Poised to Bring Big Changes to Education?

EdWeek Market Brief | Michele Molnar Virtual reality has been hyped as the “next big thing” for more than two decades, but is 2016 the year that it finally makes a break into schools in a big way? Some might...

July 9, 2016 MindMake
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