My dad is a software engineer. He’s programmed our house to turn lights on and off automatically (some are even voice automated). When we have family stay over, they always joke that my dad is making bombs because of the mess of wires and resistors cluttering his work space. His monitor almost always has a Read more about Girls Who Code[…]
Textbooks and static curriculum will die a slow, wheezy death. Teachers will crowdsource local curriculum for their students, offering individualized learning experiences where students follow their passions while meeting the same standards being met today. Districts will more deeply engage their communities as the correlation between strong regional Economic Development and Education increases. A national Read more about 10 Education Trends Over the Next 10 Years[…]
Troy Miller, Director of Strategic Partnerships for Iowa BIG, spoke at SXSWedu in Austin on March 8, 2016. Below is his slide deck.
Troy Miller is the Director of Strategic Partnerships for Iowa BIG. His son Isaac, discussed below, is a pilot “full-time” student at Iowa BIG. A handful of months ago I read a book titled Most Likely to Succeed (MLTS). Much of what was proposed by the authors was already taking place in spades at Iowa Read more about Iowa BIG Students “Most Likely to Succeed”[…]
At IowaBIG, students are very fortunate to have a workspace where we can use our imagination and take our ideas and turn them into a reality. From creating our own fashion line to building an aqua-drone, this is where the real magic happens. [foogallery id=”1187″]