Teachers learn 3D printers, a new way to challenge, excite students: Duval part of statewide training test

(Courtesy of Jacksonville.com) Schools are out for the summer, but about 30 Duval teachers were still at work at Twin Lakes Middle School last week, debating the fine points of statistics and flinging marshmallows, Cheerios and colorful projectiles into the air. and they’ll be able to transfer that one day to the manufacturing field is … Continue reading Teachers learn 3D printers, a new way to challenge, excite students: Duval part of statewide training test

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Local STEM nonprofit gets an academic boost, hoping to inspire more student’s STEM interests. Partnership between Jacksonville University and Renaissance Jax announced.

(courtesy of News4Jax.com) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Renaissance Jax is helping lead the way in inspiring more Northeast Florida students to explore the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields, and now its impact will be felt even further with Jacksonville University as its Official Education Partner. According to the Renaissance Jax website, they aim to … Continue reading Local STEM nonprofit gets an academic boost, hoping to inspire more student’s STEM interests. Partnership between Jacksonville University and Renaissance Jax announced.

STEM Education in 2017: Are Today’s Kids Prepared to Be the Future of Silicon Valley?

(courtesy of payscale.com) Even if you don’t have kids, you should care about STEM education in schools. After all, our future depends on today’s students becoming tomorrow’s innovators and business leaders, and that means getting a solid foundation in science, technology, engineering, and math — no matter what field they enter. Dr. Melanie LaForce, Principal … Continue reading STEM Education in 2017: Are Today’s Kids Prepared to Be the Future of Silicon Valley?