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Keeping Kids Safe Online: A Cyber Security Talk for Everyone

If you are a parent, teacher, or someone who provides care for young people, teaching them to be safe safe online should be a top priority. Are you feeling overwhelmed by all the technology and not sure how to manage it to keep kids safe? Do you provide rules in your house for online activity? …

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Child Sextortion: How it Happens and What You Can Do to Stop it

You may have heard of cyberbullying but are you familiar with sextortion and how it is harming young people?  The internet can be an amazing educational resource but it also brings with it some serious issues that can harm anyone, especially young people. I was invited in to an elementary school to speak about internet …

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What is a Database? A Simple Explanation Using Star Wars

When you create a software program you typically display information. That information is stored somewhere. That somewhere is usually in a database. If you are asking what is a database then let me explain. It is the one topic that is often overlooked when teaching anyone to learn how to code but is at the …

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Microsoft Access Database Download: Star Wars Data

Be sure to read the full blog post that explains WHAT IS A DATABASE. If you are looking for a database to learn about database or teach it using examples that would be more interesting for your students, this free Microsoft Access database download can help. Here is an example of what the Star Wars …

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What is Gamefroot? How Anyone Can Make a Video Game

Did you ever want to make a video game?  If you have wanted to build a game then you want to visit Gamefroot.  Gamefroot is a game creation website where you can make games that you can share with others.  Anyone can make a video game using Gamefroot. I discovered Gamefroot several years ago while …

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Learn To Program With The Sphero App and Star Wars BB8: 3 Programming Concepts You Must Know

Learning to code well takes time and starting to code should be fun. I can think of no better way to begin learning to code than with the Sphero App and the Sphero Star Wars BB-8 and Sphero robots. Confusing software programming websites and apps litter the learning landscape. It is hard for any teacher, …

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The Apollo 11 Software: 4 Things You Probably Didn’t Know

Software has become commonplace in our lives.  From our smartphones to our cars, software is everywhere.   On July 20th, 1969, it was not commonplace. The Apollo 11 software that got us to the moon has a few things about it you probably do not know. The internet is a treasure trove of information.  When …

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How A Walt Disney World Vacation Can Inspire Learning: 5 Must See STEM Related Attractions

When you think STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), do you think of a Walt Disney World Vacation? As the school year ends in the United States, many families head to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida as their vacation destination.  Vacations can be a great way to unwind, recharge, reconnect, but also engage the …

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