What if I told you that there were 59 reported cases of gun violence yesterday alone and in those reported cases, 12 people died and 53 were injured. According to gunviolencearchive.org we find these number alarming yet sadly, we find them becoming more and more normal. As I sit here thinking about those numbers, I […]
Students to Tackle Robotics in DriveMind’s ‘BotCamp this Summer Want to offer your students a different kind of summer camp this year? If so, ‘Botcamp might be the perfect choice! ‘BotCamp consists of four 90-minute sessions over two weeks to give students in grades 3-4 and 5-6 the opportunity to interact with a real robot. […]
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Tell students that they’re going to get to build robots? They’re beyond excited. Tell teachers they’re going to teach their students how to build robots? A little reluctant at first, but with the EZ-Robots Robotics Lab, they’re beyond excited! Really, it’s all in the name; they’re easy. Just ask Frank Pilato, Career Tech Prep Teacher […]
Stacked desks, chairs and more chairs. School fire drills. Tornado drills. Lock-down drills. And now active shooter drills. Yes, today nine out of 10 U.S. public schools hold emergency mass shooting exercises with teachers and students. Unfortunately, it’s become the new norm as our nation’s schools are forced to adapt to more elaborate safety measures. Creating “roadblocks” for […]
We want to send a big thank you to everyone who participated in our contest and helped make it a success at #OETC18 Conference last week in Columbus, Ohio! And a special congratulations to Cristy Spradling (pictured with our DriveMind team), from RULH School District, the winner of the EZ-Robot JD in our ‘EZ-Robot Hashtag Contest’ contest! She is excited […]
Jessica Hoptay Brown for DriveMind You’ve heard all of the complaints before: schools’ administration doesn’t listen to teachers; teachers aren’t doing enough for their students; students are apathetic; parents are doing too much or not enough. It’s hard for each group to see outside of itself. Enter JR Suppes: a man who has been in […]