Sonia Samaroo, Educational Specialist for M-DCPS Department of Career and Technical Education was named by Cisco Networking Academy as the Cisco Be the Bridge Award winner for 2021. Ms. Samaroo has been a Cisco educator for 21 years; is the Cisco Networking Academy ASC Director for Miami-Dade; the district NAF Director of 19 NAF Academies of [...]
The CW has highlighted Ms. Gloria Jimenez as the Super Teacher of the week. She is broadening new horizons for her students by using a Harvard curriculum to design apps for Android phones. She is a teacher that truly cares about her students and wants them to excel in life. "What I am trying to [...]
Schools and youth programs are challenged to teach computer science that students need for life and careers in today’s world. Educators and youth program leaders want to learn about computer science to be able to meet that challenge. This 3-hour teacher workshop provides valuable first steps in three, connected, 1-hour sessions: Session 1: Experience an hour [...]
On August 17, 2018, from 4:00pm-6:30pm, at Dadeland Mall, Microsoft is holding a Back to School event. This event is free to the community and is a great way to prepare for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year. The first 150 students will get a chance to receive a backpack with the tools needed to achieve more [...]
Middle school female students learn programming with Alice Animation software at "Girls Who Code" event at Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus. The Learning Spot at MDC Wolfson is the perfect setting for a day of computer programming.
Ten80 education trainers held a workshop for middle school teachers on Friday October 26th at William H. Turner Technical Arts High School. Local and regional partners were invited to come a day early to help build a strategy for long-term support in areas and to learn how they could become a Ten80 event team partner in [...]
Over 1200 students participated in Ten80 education's STEM day. This fast-paced event for high school students was geared towards upperclassmen and opened the doors for long-term engagement in STEM learning. Each workshop addressed different STEM-related concepts and skills but all addressed a key aspect of the innovative process. Student participants were exposed to a variety of career [...]
On March 7, 2017, after a partnership between Miami Dade College and Oracle Academy, girls from local middle schools and high schools were taught how to code to reduce the severe shortage of women in computer-science and other technology-related fields. This event involved faculty and students from MDC'S renowned School of Engineering and Technology to help guide [...]