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Carnegie-Stout Public Library Maker Space


The Carnegie-Stout Public Library Maker Space in Dubuque, IA brings people together to share their skills, ideas, work on projects, and enrich their lives, and is open during all hours that the library is open. Some of the STEM technology available for use include 3D Printers and MakerBot 3D Scanners, Raspberry Pi, Adobe Creative Cloud software, TinkerCAD software, Snap Circuits and littleBits, Ozobots, Squishy Circuits, and more! 

Carnegie-Stout Public Library Maker Space2019-10-22T09:15:17-06:00

Checkout STEM


Activities and information about how to create checkout kits designed to support the development of literacy and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) experiences for K-3 children and their families.

Checkout STEM2019-10-17T09:49:41-06:00

Education technology could be Iowa’s next new frontier


Iowa could position itself at the forefront of global educational technology development, but officials will need to adopt a “strategic focus” to do so, a state-commissioned report says. In the report, completed in August and released Thursday morning, researchers with Columbus, Ohio-based TEConomy Partners found that Iowa could leverage its “significant base” of larger in-state companies such as McGraw-Hill and ACT plus noticeable research-and-development assets at area universities.

Education technology could be Iowa’s next new frontier2019-10-14T10:53:51-06:00

Iowa High School Tech Summit


On Monday, September 30 the Waukee APEX Designing Web-Based Technologies (DWT) team traveled to the Des Moines to attend the first-ever Iowa High School Tech Summit. The event was free to all Iowa high school students and was a collaborative effort between Principal Financial and The Technology Association of Iowa (TAI).

Iowa High School Tech Summit2019-10-09T11:27:26-06:00

Technology Class: Windows 10 Basics


This class can help attendees gain an understanding of the Windows desktop and file and folder management. Topics may include: the Windows layout, copying/moving/managing files, using applications, transferring data, using Windows accessories, finding/deleting files/folders, viewing/printing files, creating/managing folders, customizing the desktop and adding shortcuts.

Technology Class: Windows 10 Basics2019-10-09T11:29:25-06:00

Resources from Iowa Tech Chicks


Some go-to resources for learning new tech skills including presentations and handouts from some Iowa Tech Chicks events.

Resources from Iowa Tech Chicks2019-10-09T11:29:49-06:00

Scratch for Educators


Your students can use Scratch to code their own interactive stories, animations, and games. In the process, they learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively  — essential skills for everyone in today’s society.

Scratch for Educators2019-10-09T11:30:36-06:00

Technology Class: Cyber Security with Officer Hesse


Cyber-security is so important now with the number of devices and ever growing security risks. Officer Hesse from the Waterloo Police Department will share some tips on social media monitoring (especially for parents), things to be aware before you 'click and connect' and why usage limits do make difference.

Technology Class: Cyber Security with Officer Hesse2019-10-09T11:31:24-06:00

2019 ITEC Fall Conference Keynotes


Mark your calendars, because you are not going to want to miss the 2019 ITEC Fall Conference keynotes.

2019 ITEC Fall Conference Keynotes2019-10-09T11:32:33-06:00
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