Friday, March 8, 2013

STEM Should Be a Natural Extension of Literacy Education

Summary: A licensed teacher and educational leader, Chuck Cadle, reinforces a popular educational trend that STEM is not a stand-alone educational strategy. STEM knowledge should be integrated across the curriculum.  Schools should use after-school programs to develop practical skills -- collaboration, creativity, critical thinking, and communication.


Thursday, March 7, 2013



Learning terms, concepts, and vocabulary can be fun! With Voki, create speaking avatars and use them as an effective learning tool. The teacher can create a Voki that asks students to provide the correct word to match the definition. Students may pause the Voki if more time is needed to answer. Students can create a Voki that uses the vocabulary in sentences.


Wednesday, March 6, 2013

eGFI Dream Up the Future

Designed for teachers, you will find a variety of tools to boost your students’ math and science skills, enliven the classroom with engineering projects, expand your own professional horizons and stay informed. Subscribe for a free student or teacher newsletter that will arrive in your in-box every month.

Tuesday, March 5, 2013


App Name:  NASA App for iPhone and iPad

Summary: The first official NASA App invites you discover a wealth of NASA information right on your iPhone or iPod Touch. The NASA App collects, customizes and delivers an extensive selection of dynamically updated information, images and videos from various online NASA sources in a convenient mobile package. NASA App HD allows you to discover a wealth of NASA information on your iPad.


Monday, March 4, 2013

Autodesk ForceEffect™

App Name: Autodesk ForceEffect™ 

This is a mobile engineering app for simulating design concepts in the field or at school. Unlike the traditional approach of using paper, pencil, and a calculator to develop equations for design options, ForceEffect does all the simulation and engineering calculations for you right on your mobile device, enabling you to quickly and easily simulate design options during the concept phase to determine the viability of a design.