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Tiny Coders

Code to the Future is a nationwide program that’s taking the initiative to provide students with the tools to integrate computer science and coding in the classroom. Take a look at how this initiative is preparing students for the future of tomorrow. This segment is part of American Graduate, getting to work. A Public Media […]

The Wizardry World of Coding

Children across the world are learning to code while diving into the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. It’s all because of a new STEM product called the Harry Potter Kano coding kit. Alex Klein CEO and co-founder of Kano computing shows us how these wands are teaching kids to code is.

Stem Mobile Aviation Lab

Fifth grade teacher Tiffany Randall knows how hard it is to get her entire classroom of children excited about learning. To encourage enthusiasm for science, Randall has teamed up with the Stem Mobile Aviation Lab that utilizes drones VR goggles and flight simulators to teach students about physics aerospace and programming. We go inside the […]

An Engine Fueled by Gravity

In Lenoir, North Carolina, young derby drivers are putting their petals to the metal in a series of races in which their only engine is gravity. The downhill run teaches physics, as well as engineering, to students in a fun and creative way.

Can failure spark student interest in the sciences?

Science students don’t often learn about the trials, tribulations and outright failures of histories science rock stars, and that may be hindering them. A recent study found that students actually improve their science grades after learning about the struggles of famous scientists including Albert Einstein and Marie Curie.

Minecraft in the classroom

Thousands of schools across the country are using the video game Minecraft to engage students of all ages on topics ranging from career readiness to archaeology.