Tag Archives: STEM Education

The Ultimate-est List of Toys, Kits, and Books to Teach Kids Coding

The Ultimate-est List of Toys, Kits, and Books to Teach Kids Coding

An updated list of toys, kits, and books that teach kids to code. Perfect for celebrating Hour of Code or under your Yuletide tree. Read More


The Case For Community College

Students are lucky if they can get one truly influential professor in their lives. I’ve had countless. I hold close to my heart the professors who taught me way more than the subject at hand. I remember so vividly those moments when I knew my life was forever changed by what I had learned: when Jeff Baker… Read More

WANTED: Rosie the Programmer

It’s a pretty uniform feeling among geeks with daughters: We want to raise strong, smart, independent girls who can stand above stereotypes. So when I’m faced with marketing geared toward girls, I feel a mixture of emotions. Part of me is excited to see something cute and girly, and part of me is outraged at… Read More

“Wind and Mr. Ug” Get Non-Euclidean

Gather up the kiddies because it’s storytime! Meet Wind, a lonely triangle living on a flat, yet mysterious world. Watch as curiosity compels her to unravel those mysteries and change her world forever… (Warning: Spoilers below the clip!) “Wind and Mr. Ug ” is a shining example of education by stealth. It makes Möbius strips… Read More