Science Bits: Built on Two Strong Pillars

Science Bits is taking the United States educational market by storm with their unique approach that fully integrates technology and pedagogy. This is fostering an evolution from a traditional educational model where facts are transmitted from the teacher to the learner to an active Constructivist Model. Constructivist methodologies are based on the students role in More…

Science Bits Product Updates & New Unit Announcement: “Atoms and Bonds”

Science Bits Announces Publication of a New Unit: “Atoms and Bonds” The unit is structured around the study of the electronic distribution of atoms. It begins by constructing the electronic distribution model through spectroscopy experiments (with simulators) and ends up showing how this electronic structure of atoms affects the properties of substances. In addition to More…

Science Bits New Unit Announcement: “Quantitative Chemistry”

Science Bits has just published a new 5E unit under Physics and Chemistry: Quantitative Chemistry. This unit is an introduction to the quantitative aspects of chemistry, both regarding the measurement of concentrations in solutions and the calculation of masses and moles of molecules in chemical reactions. Also the acid and basic solutions are treated and the concept of More…

Science Bits: Empowering Educators for 5E

Science Bits curriculum empowers teachers to teach science using the best practices of cognitive science research. Science Bits provides students with the opportunity to learn concepts and construct their own knowledge and understanding in a way that values each individual student’s prior knowledge and skills, and empowers them to become independent thinkers, strategists, and authentic More…

Science Bits: The #1 Award-Winning Science Curriculum in the World

Technical Training Aids has been on the cutting-edge of education and technical training for more than 50 years, and we see schools and teachers facing more challenges now than ever. They are struggling to meet 5E standards and the needs of students with a wide variety of educational attainment and language challenges. That is why More…

Technical Training Aids Adds Desktop Metal Line of 3D Printers

Technical Training Aids is excited to announce that we have added a line of affordable metal 3D printers to the line of printers we resell! Developed by Desktop Metal, we now bring you the ability to print in metal whether in the office or for production. More information will  be coming soon, but follow the link below to More…

Amatrol Announces NIMS Industrial Technology Maintenance Certifications

NIMS (The National Institute of Metalworking Skills) is a collaboration of the metalworking trade associations. It was created in 1995 to ensure that America’s workforce is competitive in the global metalworking industry. NIMS is the only standard accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Certification candidates must be prepared to demonstrate understanding and competency More…

KY FAME’s 7 Steps to Solving the Manufacturing Skills Gap

KY FAME (Kentucky Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education) is solving the manufacturing skills gap. This partnership of local manufacturers has created a sustainable pipeline of much needed skilled workers. Here is what they are doing – and it works. Step 1: Engage and listen to the needs of local manufacturers Common sense, right? But all More…

New Rapid Prototyping Course Mirrors Industry Approach

As industries continue to expand their reliance on 3D Printing, it is important for classrooms to create experiences that mirror 3D printing in the workplace.  Familiarity with 3D printing is important in sparking individual creativity, but industry is looking for team members who know how to use 3D printing as a tool in a larger More…

Amatrol Releases Training Schedule for 2017

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The Amatrol Technical Training Institute (ATTI), from the leader in technical training, Amatrol, has announced its training schedule for 2017. The full schedule can be viewed here, and includes the following courses: Basic Programmable Controllers: Allen-Bradley ControlLogix (AB5500) and CompactLogiz (AB5300) Basic Programmable Controllers: Siemens S7300 Series Fluid Power Advanced Fluid Power Basics Foundation Technologies More…