The U.S. Department of Labor recently announced the launch of a new digital platform, Apprenticeship.gov. While there had been a similar resource previously, the new and improved portal features an Apprenticeship Finder tool intended to offer career seekers a...read more
Taking a page out of the Farm-to-Table concept so popular in the restaurant industry right now, MetalMiner, a digital multimedia resource for metal-buying organizations, just published a thought provoking white paper titled “Farm-to-Table” Becomes “Maker-to-User”:How...read more
The Maker Movement is a theoretical and physical embodiment of constructivism that will reform how we educate students. (Roffey, 2015) Education grounded in “making” has the capacity to transform the way we think about pedagogy and learning (Kurti, Kurti, & Flemming,...read more
On September 29 & 30, the Foundation for Community Driven Innovation will host the 6th Annual ROBOTICON Tampa Bay K-12 STEAM Showcase and FIRST Robotics Competition off-season event at the University of South Florida Yuengling Center. At ROBOTICON, nearly 1000...read more
There are lots of online training platforms and resources, and we've featured some of our favorites here before, like SolidProfessor, which focuses on specific certification needs, and Skills Commons, an Open Educational Resources (OER) platform. 180Skills caught our...read more
As schools and youth advocacy groups look to improve equity and access in providing more effective science and tech education resources and programming in educational environments, other organizations are focusing on the critical afterschool period, in which students...read more
Developed by the US Department of Labor’s Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) SkillsCommons is a free and open online library chock-full of learning and program support materials for job-driven workforce development....read more
We've worked with Tony Glockler, CEO and Co-founder of SolidProfessor, for about a year now and continue to work closely with him on the development of some training platforms we'll be using at AMRoC, the Advanced Manufacturing & Robotics Center. Last October, Tony...read more
In our continuing look at area manufacturers and manufacturing partners in the Tampa Bay area, this week we're happy to share the story of SOFWERX. While not a manufacturing facility in the traditional sense, SOFWERX manufacturers a wealth of projects in...read more
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