Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • March 20, 2018

    Learning Best Through Tinkering, Imagination, Creativity, and Invention Through FUSE Studios

    N70A5857 Patrick Getchis is a firm believer that kids learn best when they are given tangible opportunities to tinker, imagine, create and invent real things. That’s what happens in his FUSE studio at WyEast Middle School in Hood River, OR.
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  • March 8, 2018

    TechGirlz Celebrates 10,000 Girls and Counting

    6 Simultaneous, nationwide events get girls in touch with tech and celebrate the thousands of girls who’ve tried TechShopz in a Box.
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  • February 1, 2018

    CompTIA Mentors Help Kids Dabble in Design and Technology

    FUSE Glen Ellyn 3 Kids learn what they’re interested in and how that translates to job skills by taking on technology and design challenges in FUSE Studios.
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  • December 4, 2017

    On-Site Insights: Gamer-Turned-Educator Schools the Next Generation of Technologists

    VR_1 For more than year now, Creating IT Futures has sponsored Virtual Reality events because VR is a gateway technology – one that inspires young people to pursue tech careers. While attending a VR event in Boston, we heard buzz about John Bowditch, gamer turned educator. Later, our correspondent reached out to Bowditch to hear his story…
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  • November 7, 2017

    Chicago Girl Scouts Dig into IT Hardware and Discover Confidence

    Girl Scouts TechGirlz Nov 4 Girl Scouts from Englewood use TechShopz in a Box to explore the parts that make computers work and how the pieces fit together.
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  • August 7, 2017

    On-Site Insights: Creating opportunities through giving back

    Toriana Back in March 2017, Toriana Williams participated in a panel discussion at STEMapalooza, an annual event organized by the Girl Scouts. Each panelist described her unique pathway getting started in a technology career. We continue the conversation here.
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