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Super Teacher of The Week

By | February 5th, 2020|Categories: Career Academies, Computer Science & Coding, In the Media, Information Technology, Teachers, Videos|Tags: , , , |

  The CW has highlighted Ms. Gloria Jimenez as the Super Teacher of the week. She is broadening new horizons for her students by using a Harvard curriculum to design apps for Android phones. She is a teacher that truly cares about her students and wants them to excel in life.  "What I am trying to [...]

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The Successful 2020 RoboSlam Fest

By | January 29th, 2020|Categories: Competitions, Computer Science & Coding, Miami Dade Youth Fair, Middle School, Robotics, STEAM, STEM|Tags: , , |

The 2020 RoboSlam was held on January 25, 2020 at the Miami-Dade County Fairgrounds.

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Free Microsoft Coding Teacher Workshop Announced

By | November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Information Technology, STEAM, STEM|Tags: , , |

Schools and youth programs are challenged to teach computer science that students need for life and careers in today’s world. Educators and youth program leaders want to learn about computer science to be able to meet that challenge. This 3-hour teacher workshop provides valuable first steps in three, connected, 1-hour sessions: Session 1: Experience an hour [...]

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Microsoft Announces Back to School Event!

By | July 27th, 2018|Categories: Career Academies, Community & Industry Partners, Computer Science & Coding, Sponsors|Tags: , , , , , |

On August 17, 2018, from 4:00pm-6:30pm, at Dadeland Mall, Microsoft is holding a Back to School event. This event is free to the community and is a great way to prepare for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year. The first 150 students will get a chance to receive a backpack with the tools needed to achieve more [...]

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Hour Of Code 2017

By | November 29th, 2017|Categories: Computer Science & Coding, Information Technology, STEAM|Tags: , , |

Students all across Miami-Dade participate in Hour Of Code week, December 4-10, 2017 which is the largest worldwide event in learning history.

“Girls Who Code” Are Intensely Focused!

By | November 7th, 2017|Categories: Computer Science & Coding, Middle School, STEAM|Tags: , , , , |

Middle school female students learn programming with Alice Animation software at "Girls Who Code" event at Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus. The Learning Spot at MDC Wolfson is the perfect setting for a day of computer programming.

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UAV Challenge Training Teacher Workshop

By | October 30th, 2017|Categories: Middle School, STEAM|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Ten80 education trainers held a workshop for middle school teachers on Friday October 26th at William H. Turner Technical Arts High School. Local and regional partners were invited to come a day early to help build a strategy for long-term support in areas and to learn how they could become a Ten80 event team partner in [...]

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Ten80 STEM Innovators-in-Training

By | October 30th, 2017|Categories: Career Academies, Engineering, Information Technology, Manufacturing, STEAM, Transportation, Distribution & Logistics|Tags: , , , , , , |

Over 1200 students participated in Ten80 education's STEM day. This  fast-paced event for high school students was geared towards upperclassmen and opened the doors for long-term engagement in STEM learning. Each workshop addressed different STEM-related concepts and skills but all addressed a key aspect of the innovative process.  Student participants were exposed to a variety of career [...]

CTE Students Participate in”Let Girls Code” Event

By | March 30th, 2017|Categories: Middle School, STEAM|Tags: |

On March 7, 2017,  after a partnership between Miami Dade College and Oracle Academy, girls from local middle schools and high schools were taught how to code to reduce the severe shortage of women in computer-science and other technology-related fields. This event involved faculty and students from MDC'S renowned School of Engineering and Technology to help guide [...]

Hour Of Code

By | January 12th, 2017|Categories: STEAM|Tags: , , |

Students all across Miami-Dade participated in Hour Of Code week, December 5-11,2016 which is the largest worldwide event in learning history.