VSTE partners with Big Deal Media to bring you the "best of the best" of web-based resources, classroom competitions and teacher grant programs. The April 15, 2018, newsletter offers resources that Support English Learners, Build Financial Literacy, Focus on STEAM & More.
Experimental Extensions to Scratch
The Scratch team in the MIT Media Lab is gearing up to release a new version of Scratch designed to work on mobile devices. The team is also working on a way to integrate the physical world with Scratch using what they’re currently calling a “Scratch Pad.”
Writing Game for Setting Creativity in Motion
Designed by Liternauts for iOS, Android, Kindle, and Mac, the Writing Challenge allows students from ages 7 to 14 to enjoy writing in the guise of an engaging, interactive game.
Technology Support for Maker Communities
The SparkFun Community Partnership Program facilitates one-time collaborations between SparkFun and its community partners to support the work of makers in the field. In exchange for support through the donation of SparkFun hardware, community partners provide content for SparkFun’s channels to share their stories with the maker community at large.