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Teaching Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century

Here’s a number for you… 543,000. That’s the number of new businesses that get started each month! At this pace, in 2016 we’re expecting over 6.5 million new businesses to open their doors. With the easy access to technology and the rise of STEM educational initiatives, there is no wonder that the students in our classrooms are destined to one…

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Teaching Students How to Build Mobile Apps from the Top-Down

Computer programming, coding, mobile app development – oh my! Nowadays, you’d think you’d need an engineering degree just to decipher what these terms really mean, right? Like with any other verbal language, learning how to program or code is a process, often tackled from the bottom-up. Traditional methods of coding often introduce the basics first, let’s call them the “ABCs…

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Encouraging Girls to Explore STEM

By: Britney Morgan   It’s no secret that less women work in the STEM career field than men. Although women that do work in STEM make 33% more than women that do not, a large gap remains. Why the large gap? A study by the Girl Scouts of America gives three reasons: 1. Girls often don’t feel welcome in STEM classrooms. 2.…

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