Category Archives: Technology

STEM Educational Products: WeDo 2.0 from Lego Education

“LEGO Education WeDo 2.0 makes science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and coding come to life. The unique combination of the LEGO brick, classroom-friendly software, and engaging, standards-based projects results in a resource that builds students’ confidence to ask questions, define problems, and design their own solutions by putting STEM learning directly in their hands.” Lego STEM WeDo 2.0 Web site WeDo

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STEM Educational Products: StemBox

“Each month StemBox delivers hands-on STEM learning to girls 7-13. Girls also receive exposure to some of today’s most inspiring women in STEM through educational videos and interviews.” StemBox Web site Here is an example of a StemBox you can purchase from the web site. The Shark Box This box contains all the materials your students need to learn about

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STEM Educational Products: LittleBits

LittleBits Web Site With ForCarol.com’s new emphasis on helping to keep Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) activities in the classroom, here is our first blog introducing some cool STEM related products that teachers can use in their classrooms. In the old days, this engineer used breadboards to put together prototypes of my designs. These breadboards were meant to see

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Pokemon Go

Last week a new app, Pokemon Go, was released that has caused quite a stir worldwide. Suddenly, kids of all ages are up off the couch meeting new (or old) friends in the great outdoors while chasing Pokemon around town, campus, etc. In the process Nintendo has racked up approximately $9 Billion dollars in revenue. Wow! As “kids” are chasing

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“Fill The Bag” Sponsors 2015

The following Tracy, CA small businesses have promised to “Fill the Bag” this summer with classroom supplies for local Tracy, CA teachers. Please do business with these wonderful small businesses. Click the business name to go to their web site. — NNIS Computer and Network Support Serving both business and home offices since 1999, NNIS is dedicated to providing high

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Article: Device Disables Car to Prevent Driver From Texting

– – I was flipping thru Flipboard tonight and spotted this article. The car won’t start unless your phone is plugged in. No more texting while driving. The number of phones appears to be very limited.  I see two models of iPhone and only one Android phone (one Galaxy version).  How they will expand to support other phones remains to

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