Google launches Project Bloks

Google launches Project Bloks, a new open hardware platform for teaching kids to code Google today announced Project Bloks, a new open hardware platform that allows developers, designers and educators to build physical programming experiences that can help kids (5+) learn to code. While Google worked together with design firm IDEO to build a reference kit, … Read more






Math Tips for using QR Codes

Tips for using QR codes in math class   Scannable technology such as QR codes can support students and parents when doing homework, education-technology and curriculum consultant Monica Burns writes in this blog post. She shares four other strategies for using this technology in the math classroom. Edutopia.org Read more: http://sbne.ws/r/uSuq






House App Challenge

House App Contest This year marks the first annual Congressional Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Academic Competition, the “House App Contest.”  This new competition is designed to engage student’s creativity and encourage their participation in STEM education fields.  Established by Members of the U.S. House of Representatives in 2013, this competition is a nationwide … Read more






Next Generation of Science Standards-App

NSTA is excited to announce, in partnership with MasteryConnect, a free app for the Next Generation Science Standards. MasteryConnect, the makers of the most downloaded app for the Common Core (with over 700,000 downloads), has created a great way to get the standards in the palm of your hand … through an app on your … Read more






Kid Vote 2012 Mock Election

Welcome to #KidVote Mock Election for the upcoming US Presidential Election in November 2012. The little election project that started with one tweet and has turned into an exciting, student created, nationwide event. Check out hashtag, #kidvote, if you’re on Twitter to collaborate and share activities your class is doing to get ready for Election … Read more