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Siemens Training Georgia Students

Siemens Corporation, a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, has partnered with the Georgia Foundation for Public Education in an effort to promote and train students using...

July 22, 2013

Join the We the Geeks Google+ Hangout Today on Superhero Powers Being Real

For those science, tech and just plain geeky teachers who couldn’t spring a ticket to Comic Con going on this week in San Diego, here is perhaps the next best thing: a Google+ hangout at 12 p.m....

July 19, 2013

Samsung Mobile App Academy Cultivating Future App Makers

Earlier this year I blogged about how to raise your kids to be the next millionaire app makers. Samsung is behind a STEM summer boot camp that may be in the business of doing just that. At their...

July 15, 2013

Six Flags Over GPB

Here’s a riddle: How many flags does it take to get Fast Forward's attention? Trick question. We’re always paying attention. (I would have also accepted six.) In case you haven’t guessed from that...

July 12, 2013

One if By Land, Two if By Sea

Fast Forward recently made a trip to the Georgia Ports Authority in Savannah. And if you’ve ever been shopping in the state of Georgia, chances are you’re familiar with their work. They’re in the...

June 28, 2013

An Eventful Week for Fast Forward

Fast Forward started the week with The Cogdell Berry Farm and Kia Motors table reads, and I was so excited that I went home and bought some blueberries that same evening. I would have bought a car,...

June 26, 2013

STEM Jobs Without a Degree – More Than You May Think

The growth of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) related jobs is booming. The common thought is that such jobs require an advanced degree or at a minimum - a bachelor’s degree....

June 14, 2013

Lights, Camera, Meddin!

Hollywood South. That’s what people are calling Georgia. At least they will soon (if I have anything to say about it, that is). With the film and television industry growing faster than ever, more...

June 12, 2013

PBS Science Rap Finalists

Teachers have tried a lot of fun and crazy strategies to get students interested and connected to classroom content. I remember a middle school teacher dressing up in Civil War era soldier’s uniform...

June 4, 2013

NASA Summer of Innovation and Grant

This week's Tech Thursday features NASA’s Summer of Innovation program, which is intended to keep kids engaged in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) throughout the summer by supporting...

May 30, 2013

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