UNO College of IS&T Cybersecurity Program

On July 27, 2018, Posted by , In Resources, By , , With No Comments

What is Cybersecurity? Would you like to be a part of helping secure our nation’s information technology (IT) infrastructure? If so, the study of Cybersecurity will prepare you for a challenging and rewarding career. Today more than ever emerges a strong need for professionals interested in finding ways to make…

Making Tornado in a Glass

On July 19, 2018, Posted by , In Resources, By , With No Comments

Photo: Rookie Parenting Science A tornado, also called twister or cyclone, is a violent rotating column of air extending between the Earth’s surface and the base of a thunderstorm. This vortex of wind, usually funnel-shaped, can be very destructive. It can destroy large buildings, uproot trees, drive sticks into trees and hurl cars hundreds…

8 Fun Ways To Keep Math Learning Alive Through the Summer

On July 16, 2018, Posted by , In Resources, By , With No Comments

  Summer is a time for play and rest, family time and adventures. But there’s compelling research to show that kids forget a lot of what they learned during the school year if they don’t have opportunities to continue reading, using their mathematical thinking skills and exploring the world around them. It’s…

Breakthrough Challenge 2018 is Open for Submissions

On May 17, 2018, Posted by , In Events,Headlines, By , , With No Comments

  Breakthrough Junior Challenge is an annual, global competition for students, designed to inspire creative thinking about science. Students, ages 13 to 18, from countries across the globe are invited to create and submit an original video, no more than 3 minutes in length, that brings to life a concept…

This Mission-Driven Business Helps Millions Of Students Learn STEM Skills

On May 15, 2018, Posted by , In Headlines,Resources, By ,, , With No Comments

Image: Project Lead the Way CEO, Vince Bertram By: Devin Thorpe, Contributor Vince Bertram, 50, CEO of Project Lead the Way, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides STEM education, curriculum and training to schools, districts and teachers for millions of students across the country, says operating as a mission-driven business is key…

Kode with Klossy

On April 27, 2018, Posted by , In Events,Resources, By , With No Comments

Image: Kode with Klossy Kode with Klossy is a national non-profit whose focus is to teach girls to code and become leaders in tech. They are thrilled to be hosting a  free two-week long coding camps in Omaha for girls aged 13 -18 on July 23- August 3. In their two-week day camp, girls…

What It’s Like to Go to Space Camp—as an Adult

On March 30, 2018, Posted by , In Headlines,Resources, By , , With No Comments

Image: Natioanal Geographic The debut of NASA’s Adult Space Academy means you’re one small step closer to achieving your space-travel dreams. There’s only one place in the solar system where you can wear a flight suit, experience weightlessness, and work on rockets, all without entering orbit: Space Camp. And, until recently,…

KANEKO Reality

On March 30, 2018, Posted by , In Events,Resources, By , With No Comments

Experience a new kind of reality at KANEKO this summer.  The notion of truth, history, and the presentation of what is “real” will be dissected within the Reality programming season at KANEKO. A collaborative, interdisciplinary exhibition will investigate art, science, and technology that create, alter, and reflect upon our sense…

Spring into Learning with New edWebinars!

On March 28, 2018, Posted by , In Events,Resources, By , , With No Comments

Image: edWeb Build Confident Communicators in the Classroom Thursday, Mar. 29 at 4 p.m. Eastern Time REGISTER Presented by Katrina Erickson, OTR; and Amy Prechel, OTR Visit Crayons, Pencils, and Keyboards Bringing Creativity to STEAM with Drawing and Coding Thursday, Mar. 29 at 5 p.m. Eastern Time REGISTER Presented by Charlotte…

ACT STEM Webinar

On March 28, 2018, Posted by , In Resources, By , , With No Comments

Image: ACT ACT has a webinar called, STEM Talent: Increasing Demand, Decreasing Supply. Presenters, Gretchen Guffy, Shannon Hayes, and Crispin Gavatt will discuss how the demand for STEM is increasing while student interest is not, and how that gap can be addressed. Learn more at: https://pages2.act.org/post-webinar-stem-talent.html?cid=email:marketo:b2b-k12-higher-ed-none-educator:03232018-domestic-CM1730–mkto5677–organic—-marketing&utm_medium=email&utm_source=marketo&utm_name=b2b-k12-higher-ed-none-educator&utm_content=03232018-domestic-CM1730–mkto5677–organic-button—marketing&mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiT1RObU5UTTJZams0TVRreCIsInQiOiJaalpwZWpiOEhhdWVSN2tRY1o4bHo1d1pUMlRsSWJKY1JSb1gwd29VN0V1eFN5UjRQWDB2Ryt5VFF6UXNpN01HRys1RkZSWTJZeGRSeVFLMTlpT0hnYldXcmJCMTM1QlRFb2c5cHdzXC9mM0ZjbGJ6Qzl4ZUFhRURnVnh5TVFYM3QifQ%3D%3D