Who is assessing global competence?

Assessing global competence LONG READS 16 April 2018 Share Tweet Email Print PISA will assess global competence for the first time ever in 2018. ©Shutterstock/Gumpanat In 2015, 193 countries committed to achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations – a shared vision of humanity that provides the missing piece of the […]

Super School Design Center is Helping with 2018 Long Beach STEM Robot Showcase

Feature a Teacher: Using NAO as a tool for learning and as an adventure program simulator. Bob Barboza is an educator, STEM journalists, composer and founder of the Barboza Space Center STEM & STEAM fellowship Program and Kids Talk Radio Science. http://www.barbozaspacecenter.com/  He trains Jr. astronauts, engineers, and scientists for the “Occupy Mars Learning Adventures.” […]

How would you design a moonbase?

Op-ed | Moon Direct: How to build a moonbase in four years by Robert Zubrin — March 30, 2018 SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket, which made its debut Feb. 6, is the foundation of author Robert Zubrin’s “Moon Direct” plan for affordably returning humans to the moon within four years. Credit: SpaceX This op-ed originally appeared […]

Robots in the Classroom

In Finnish experiment, robots teach language and math classes Reuters March 28, 2018 · 10:30 AM EDT fins.JPG Students use a language trainer robot, Ellias, during their lesson at the school in Tampere, Finland March 27, 2017. Credit: Attila Cser/Reuters Elias, the new language teacher at a Finnish primary school, has endless patience for repetition, […]

We need high school rovers designers

36 Student Teams Roll on to URC 2018 Finals From a record field of 95 student teams, the University Rover Challenge (URC) has announced the 36 team finalists from 10 countries which have been selected to compete May 31 – June 2 at the Mars Society’s Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS) in southern Utah.  [To […]