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Global Maker Day

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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Teaching, Learning, Technology, & Science with the KCI

May 5, 2021

Silicon Valley educators, it’s time to take your careers to the next level with KCI’s collaborative StepUP Program.

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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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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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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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Upping the Ante in Math PD

October 1, 2018

KCI doubled down on math professional development this summer. Not only was the FAME (Faculty Academy for Mathematics Excellence) program for middle and high school teachers offered for the ninth…

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Makerspace Certificate Program Provides Training for New Career Path

October 1, 2018

Makerspaces are popping up across the educational spectrum, at schools, libraries, and youth centers. The Maker Movement has revitalized an interest in hands-on projects and the use of various tools…

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KCI’s Popular Crash Course Hits the Road

May 15, 2018

KCI successfully conducted two Computer Science Crash Course workshops for educators last summer, sponsored by Google’s CS4HS initiative. Over 60 teachers participated and the feedback was positive with high teacher…

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New Camps for Kids Scheduled This Summer

May 15, 2018

KCI offered two very successful integrated engineering camps for kids last summer, and with the opening of the KCI Makerspace, we are poised to serve an even broader audience of…

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Local Teachers Try Their Hands at Coding & More

September 13, 2017

While many schools and districts are still trying to figure out how computer science (CS) activities and courses fit within the educational landscape, teachers are seeing the future and showing…

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