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Why Coding for Kids is Not Enough—And What Should Come First

“Everybody in this country should learn how to program a computer…because it teaches you how to think.” Steve Jobs Just in time for the holidays, exciting new toys designed to teach coding to kids as young as two or three years old are flooding the marketplace. Coding and robotics curriculum, classes and clubs are springing …

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My Engineering Draw & Write Journal For Kids: 48 Fun Drawing and Writing Prompts to Learn about the Engineering Design Process

Fun engineering activity book contains lots of drawing and writing ideas to help kids think and draw like an engineer – NO MATH REQUIRED! Click here to order on Amazon. Includes drawing prompts and instructions for using dot grid, quad graph, and isometric graph paper to teach different types of engineering drawing. Recommended for grades 3 …

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My Science Draw & Write Journal for Kids: 52 Unique Writing and Drawing Prompts to Help Young Scientists & Engineers Explore the World

Amazing Science Draw & Write Journal with Prompts for Curious Kids! This 8”x10” softcover science activity book for kids aged 6-11 provides hours of quiet fun. Click here to order on Amazon. Includes 32 unique science & engineering drawing prompts and 20 creative writing prompts with simple experiments. Great for homeschoolers, primary & elementary classes, …

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52 Inspirational Quotes by Women in Computer Science & IT: A Journal for Reflection

“There’s so many exciting things going on in the computer industry, that if you have an idea, a dream, something that you want to do, then just go for it.” ~ Stephanie Shirley, founder of software company in 1962 staffed completely by women Click here to order on Amazon. This journal will stimulate and inspire …

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STEM Science Fair Projects Help Students Prepare for Real-Life Careers

Science fair projects are a great way for students to test out their interest and aptitude for a career in STEM (science-technology-engineering-math). But they shouldn’t choose just any old topic. Try to focus on projects with real-world applications that will give them some experience in a good-paying job field, like engineering. With planning and hard …

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