Stay up to date on the latest tech-education news from across the state of Iowa


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


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

Cedar Valley Makers


Cedar Valley Makers, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) with the mission to promote collaborative learning, creative design and manufacturing for people of all ages and skill levels. They provide education by giving access to tools, machines and training inside their makerspace and by promoting and planning educational events that can forward scientific thinking, learning and entrepreneurial spirit for all members of their community. 

Cedar Valley Makers2019-11-06T15:03:12-06:00

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


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

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
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