Governor Pat Quinn has been pushing an educational initiative called Illinois Pathways Race to the Top to get students interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) activities. Last Friday, CompTIA Workforce Development announced itself as a major backer of the initiative. Continue reading here.
The Illinois Pathways Race to the Top is an education and technology initiative by the State of Illinois to get students interested in technology education and careers
The Woodridge school does an annual walk-a-thon to raise money for the school to purchase technology supplies. Along with students, many local business also contributed to the school. See how much they earned. Continue reading here.
Students walk around the parking lot at St. Scholastica to raise money for technology. Photo from woodridge.patch.com credited to Melissa Tussing http://woodridge.patch.com/users/melissa-tussing
With the explosion of the social image sharing service Pinterest, people are finding new ways to utilize the pictures others post. One teacher at Harding Elementary School in Northwestern Indiana is using it to develop her students’ math skills. Continue reading here.