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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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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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What happens at college orientation? 5 Things All Parents Should Know

For Over twenty years I have been behind the scenes in the college education process as a teacher, adviser, and guest speaker at college orientation.  Many ask me what happens at a college orientation these days.  This past week, I sat in the audience as a Dad with my daughter attending her college orientation. I …

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Top 10 Jobs for the Class of 2019: Six Are Computer Related

This week we learned of the top paying jobs for the graduating Class of 2019.   Six of the top ten are in the computer related fields.  Below is a list of the TOP 10 job salaries for the graduating class of 2019 but notice six of the jobs are technology related that you may …

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