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Lessons learned from prosthetic hands

On a cold, gray day in November of 2013, I walked with my younger brother down a quaint street in...

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Science educators transform student learning

It was a cool, crisp Friday evening in February. As many people headed home for a weekend respite, a cohort...

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Celebrating STEM at the NC Science Festival

Saturday was a cold and blustery — yet sunny — day. Nevertheless, the UNC Science Expo had been on our...

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Students see the world, learn through virtual reality

In early March, representatives from the internet giant Google visited Terrell Lane Middle School in Louisburg, N.C. to demonstrate and...

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Coding: “We know what’s in the future. And this is it.”

In a second grade class room at District 7 Elementary School in Wade, the mission of a national nonprofit, Code.org,...

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How vocational high schools can help fix North Carolina’s leaky STEM pipeline

One of the professional development sessions I participated in as a Kenan Fellow was an opportunity to talk to people...

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Louisburg High teacher embraces digital learning, sticks it to winter weather

At Louisburg High School, Advanced Placement (AP) World History teacher Erin Hull is using technology to bridge the gap between...

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Computer science education support surging, but who’s going to teach it?

Due in large part to Code.org’s advocacy campaign and their remarkable Hour of Code event, support for K-12 computer science education...

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Why students should learn to write computer code

It was time for language arts in Ms. Slomski’s class at Oak View Elementary School in High Point, North Carolina,...

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Inside the school that immerses students in Spanish — and technology

A Spanish immersion program makes full use of technology in the classroom The thought of preparing our students for their...

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Opportunity for teachers: Duke Energy offers $75,000 for classroom STEM projects

Duke Energy is offering to help teachers develop new, engaging ways to help students reach their full learning potential. Through a...

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ICYMI: Kenan Fellows: Making real world connections for our students

Editor’s note: This article was originally published on January 27, 2015. Our readership has expanded over the past year, so...