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CA PORTS Program Brings California Parks Into the Classroom

CA PORTS Program Brings California Parks Into the Classroom

March 22, 2022

The CA PORTS (Parks Online Resources for Teachers and Students) Program is an award-winning distance learning program that has served K-12 teachers, students, and education partners with live, interactive video-conference…

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Global Maker Day 2021

Global Maker Day 2021

September 30, 2021

Global Maker Day is a free global event that is all about the action. This event helps showcase all the wonderment that making is.

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Silver Linings with an LMS

April 23, 2021

Learn about one school district’s journey to adopt of new learning management system and implement it with the help of the Krause Center for Innovation instructional team.

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STEAM, Myself, and I: Get to Know Your STEAM Identity at KCI

April 5, 2021

Finding the intersection among the STEAM fields allows students to see the application of the major disciplines as well as recognize a variety of career pathways. This is why we are so excited to announce KCI’s new STEAM Leadership Program this summer!

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Inspire your colleagues by effectively sharing your innovative ideas

February 23, 2021

With ELLI, our goal is to allow educators with leadership potential who want to stay directly connected with the classroom experience to also launch projects with broader impact and inspire their community in powerful ways.

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Now Is the Time to Become the Teacher You’ve Wanted to Be

April 16, 2020

As teachers, we are not always comfortable venturing into the unknown, but this is the perfect opportunity to do just that! Teaching and learning cannot be done as they have…

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Makerspace employee and Foothill College student, Jon Armer, works on prototype of PPE headband

KCI Makerspace Prints Face Shield Headbands for Local Healthcare Providers

April 6, 2020

Krause Center for Innovation, part of the Foothill DeAnza Community College District in Los Altos Hills, California, is taking on the fight against personal protective equipment PPE shortages. Since the…

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Computer Science Programs Continue to Draw Educators

October 10, 2019

KCI recognized the need for computer science professional development programs over four years ago, even as schools and districts were still trying to determine how CS fits within their curriculum…

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KCI Makerspace Coordinator Program a Hit

October 10, 2019

Over fifty people are on track to receive their Makerspace Coordinator Certificates after the KCI held three, week-long intensives this summer. The Certificate marks the completion of 18 units of…

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KCI Computer Science Programs Serve Critical Role

October 1, 2018

A strong demand for computer science (CS) professional development exists in the Bay Area. Parents are requesting that schools offer CS courses, but few teachers are appropriately trained to teach…

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