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Getting Started with Coding in the Classroom

Getting Started with Coding in the Classroom

May 30, 2022

Computer coding has long been seen as a valuable skill for students. But teachers are often stumped on where to begin. From which coding language to start with to first…

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KCI Takes the Lead on New Makerspace Grant

March 28, 2017

Where design, invention, and art meet, technology is used to create new products. The Maker Movement is increasingly gaining ground in education as it becomes clear that student interest and…

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Program Director Sets New Course in Making Education Relevant & Interactive through Technology

March 28, 2017

MERIT 2017 is gearing up to be another great opportunity for 50 Bay Area teachers. The cohort has been selected, and planning is well underway for the May start of…

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Next Generation Standards Change the Game for Science Education

March 28, 2017

It’s not news that American students lag behind their international counterparts in math and science. Math and science skills have become essential for most careers, and scientific and technological literacy…

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KCI Offers Integrated Engineering Camps for Kids This Summer

March 28, 2017

The KCI is partnering with De Anza College Community Education this summer to offer new engineering day camps for 6th through 9th grade students. The program, Mechatronics: Electronics, Mechanical Engineering…

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FAME 2017: Maintaining the Focus on Math Tools & Methodologies for Teachers

March 28, 2017

For the eighth consecutive year, the KCI has received funding from the Silicon Valley Community Foundation and another family foundation to continue the Faculty Academy for Mathematics Excellence (FAME) program.…

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Microsoft-KCI Innovation Awards Recognize Three Educators

March 28, 2017

On March 23, the Microsoft-KCI Innovation Awards were presented to three educators who are challenging students to think in new ways and thereby positively impacting their communities. Held at Microsoft,…

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