Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

STEM-focused Walking Tours Pick Up Stride in Dallas Area

Posted by Meredith McGrath

The walkSTEM program, an initiative launched by education nonprofit talkSTEM last year, has expanded to reveal the breadth of math and science found in more everyday environments throughout the city.

The Dallas nonprofit’s first docent-led walks in 2017 navigated groups …

Former Dunbar HS Teacher Revamping Employee Training With Experiential Learning

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Cam Sadler has developed new software that could change how people learn technical job skills.

Sadler, a former Dunbar High School teacher, founded Fort Worth-based NewCraft with the philosophy that people learn best by doing. The startup is scheduled to …

On Tap: Capital Factory + The DEC Grand Opening, Folk Art Market & Entrepreneur Summit

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event …

Dollars for Good: UTA Gets $1.5M NSF Grant, TI Grant Focuses on STEM, UNT Library Innovation Grant Awarded,

Posted by Rachel Linch

$1.5M GRANT TO HELP UTA STUDENTS TO GET SECONDARY TEACHER CERTIFICATE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE

The Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program at the University of Texas at Arlington has been awarded a $1.5 million grant by the National Science Foundation.

The …

UNT Unveils New Partnership With Leading Chinese Tech Firm

Posted by Lesa Roe

University of North Texas Dallas Innovates Silver SponsorThe University of North Texas System has been bitten by the entrepreneurship bug and evidence can be found in just about every corner of the Dallas-Fort Worth region. From Dallas to Denton to Fort Worth to Frisco, our three universities

United Way’s 2019 GroundFloor Fellows Are Largest Class Yet

Posted by Rachel Linch

The largest class of 2019 GroundFloor fellows has been announced, and they are planning to bring big, diverse social change to the North Texas community.

The purpose of the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas’ GroundFloor program is to help early-stage …

Drone Kits Make STEM Lessons Fun & Get Students Learning

Posted by Jeanne Spreier

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorEveryone seems to have a different solution for invigorating STEM education for K-12 students. OnPoynt Aerial Solutions’ founders didn’t wait around for studies, however. The husband and wife team put together hands-on kits that allow students to open a box,

On Tap: Personal Branding Workshop, Canal Fest & VR’s Impact in Health Care

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event …

Conrad HS Students Win National Contest With App Detailing Health, Education Events

Posted by Rachel Linch

A team of Dallas ISD high school students are being nationally recognized for an app they created to help their economically disadvantaged classmates and community. 

Klinik, an app that provides convenient access to basic essentials, was recently named one of …

Entrepreneurial Mindset: Local Schools Giving Young Students Tools to Create Their Own Businesses

Posted by Meredith McGrath

As a grunge-rock instrumental walk-up song blares through the speakers, a team of high school students in business professional dress ascend the stairs of the stage at Varidesk headquarters in Coppell.

The Coppell High School students present a new business: …