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NINETEEN STEM BEST MODELS TAKING IT UP A NOTCH

2020-01-19T15:53:30-06:00

Building a culture to grow and expand workplace experiences, the STEM BEST Program encourages teachers and industry professionals to work side-by-side on curriculum and projects that give students actual workplace experience and an understanding of the opportunities and required skills for careers in STEM fields.

NINETEEN STEM BEST MODELS TAKING IT UP A NOTCH2020-01-19T15:53:30-06:00

UnityPoint tech lab, with its own 3D printer, spurs staff innovation, engagement

2019-12-10T18:41:28-06:00

The medical technology and learning lab is filled with tools that allows anyone to “transform their ideas for improving patient care into tangible prototypes to be tested and reviewed for implementation,” according to a news release.

UnityPoint tech lab, with its own 3D printer, spurs staff innovation, engagement2019-12-10T18:41:28-06:00

COMPUTE TO COMPETE: 12 ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS BLAZE A TRAIL

2019-12-10T18:16:05-06:00

Planning and implementation are well under way for 12 awarded Computer Science is Elementary schools, a joint project of the Iowa Department of Education and the Governor’s STEM Advisory Council. For Kingsley-Pierson Elementary, students are already building confidence in computer science after only a couple months of implementing computer science into the elementary curriculum.

COMPUTE TO COMPETE: 12 ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS BLAZE A TRAIL2019-12-10T18:16:05-06:00

Iowa State could become headquarters for $87 million national cybersecurity institute

2019-12-10T17:53:39-06:00

Iowa manufacturers face a tough choice in the coming years: Fail to adapt to new technology and fall behind, or try to keep up and risk a wave of crippling digital attacks. As executives and state officials push toward Industry 4.0 — with factories and machines outfitted with sensors that constantly communicate with one another — cyber security experts worry defenses won't keep up. Companies will be vulnerable to hackers bent on shutting down a business just for the story. Professors at Iowa State University hope to be on the front lines of fortifying the defense.

Iowa State could become headquarters for $87 million national cybersecurity institute2019-12-10T17:53:39-06:00

NewBoCo’s DeltaV Code School Announces New Nights and Weekends Program

2019-11-13T16:41:53-06:00

DeltaV Code School wants to make it more accessible for adult career switchers to learn how to code. For those currently working a full-time job; however, switching to a full-time bootcamp can be a difficult decision to make. A new nights and weekends program aims to change that.

NewBoCo’s DeltaV Code School Announces New Nights and Weekends Program2019-11-13T16:41:53-06:00

Hard-to-fill jobs? Get on your game plan

2019-10-28T14:55:25-06:00

It’s one thing to grow and produce information technology (IT) talent to fill regional workforce needs. Retaining that talent is quite another, especially when employers from bordering states are eager to lure them away.

Hard-to-fill jobs? Get on your game plan2019-10-28T14:55:25-06:00

Education technology could be Iowa’s next new frontier

2019-10-14T10:53:51-06:00

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
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