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  • Connectivity, Funding, and Digital Equity
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  • Already thinking back-to-school? Don't wait until the bell rings to start learning. Start collaborating digitally, optimizing your Calendar settings, and sending templated emails now with these new online courses. The post New School Year, 4 New Online Courses appeared first on Learning Technology Center .
  • The Learning Technology Center is proud to announce the winner of its first 3D printing contest. Learn about the winning student and how you can grab the miniature butter cow he designed as a souvenir at the 2024 Illinois State Fair. The post LTC Announces Inaugural Illinois State Fair Butter Cow 3D Printing Contest Winner appeared first on Learning Technology Center .
  • While securing digital learning environments remains a priority, enhancing physical security needs to also be on every district's radar. These trusted solutions can help protect your students and staff against the current threats and emergencies. The post Enhancing Physical Security: 3 Solutions for Illinois K-12 Schools appeared first on Learning Technology Center .

Upcoming Events

  • Join us for an engaging workshop on integrating computer science in K-8 classrooms. Explore foundational CS concepts and learn practical ways to incorporate them across subjects. During this session we will explore Code.org CS Fundamentals and CS Connections as well as some other resources that support foundational CS concepts. The post Integrating CS in the K-8 Classroom appeared first on Learning Technology Center .
  • Digital embroidery and SewArt can brighten up your STEM curriculum, one stitch at a time. Come discover how to get started with both at the Champaign Community Fab Lab, where we'll dig into the advantages of using different digital embroidery software to spark creative, maker-centered projects. The post Stitching in Creativity with Digital Embroidery SewArt appeared first on Learning Technology Center .
  • Come learn how at the Champaign Community Fab Lab, where we'll explore building tactile circuitry using Snap Circuits. These colorful, user-friendly kits allow students to explore electricity, circuitry, and wiring without the hassle of soldering or jumper cables. The post Snap into STEM with Tactile Circuits Snap Circuits appeared first on Learning Technology Center .