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Fast Forward Returns

Here we are almost a year later, a year smarter, preparing to produce another 16 Fast Forward episodes. We’ll be traveling, tweeting and blogging again – sharing all sorts of information about really...

March 6, 2013

Student Inventors Compete in The Inventure Prize 2013

This may be education at its finest. Students combine their cumulative knowledge, creativity, and passion for discovery to solve real, current problems. Created and organized by faculty of Georgia...

March 6, 2013

Life Through an Ultra-Wide Lens

As video specialist, and queen of equipment inventory here in the Education and New Media department, I get first dibs on any new cameras and accessories that come in…I love, love, love this part of...

February 28, 2013

Inspiration Kenyan Teen Lion Stopping Light Inventor

How can you convince your students that there is a future science, technology, engineering and math genius living inside of them and they just don’t know it? Share the story of Kenyan teen Richard...

February 27, 2013

Vote to Name Pluto’s Moons

The SETI Institute has provided educators with a way to engage the Common Core's integrated subjects approach and multimedia in the classroom. They recently discovered two more “tiny” moons orbiting...

February 14, 2013

Digital Learning Day is February 6

Digital Learning Day is February 6. It’s a national campaign that brings attention to teachers and students who are successfully integrating technology in the classroom for efficient and innovative...

February 5, 2013

Tech Thursday: Don Wettrick and The Focus Show Online

If you don’t love Twitter, you should. Through Twitter you can meet and make contact with some of the most intriguing, energetic and inspiring educators across the country who are doing amazing...

January 31, 2013

Safe, Free Online Games for Kids' Math and Science

Nationally, there is a big -- I mean HUGE -- push for STEM, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, education. By introducing the topics to children at an early age, we can give them a great head start for success...

January 29, 2013

Do you like..? There's a STEM Career for That

Say the words "Science", "Technology", "Engineering", and "Math" (STEM) to some people and the response is either blank stares of incomprehension or looks of abject fear. Now say those same words to...

January 29, 2013

Will.I.Am on Making Tech the New Celebrity

Will.I.Am is one member of the pop group The Black Eyed Peas. He’s also a business star in the technology field. Intel Corp. appointed him director of creative innovation a couple of years ago. He...

January 4, 2013

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