Tamara Ireland Stone Spins One of the Year’s Best Middle Grade Tales With Her Coding-Focused, Tech-Savvy New Book “Click’d”

We’re giving away a copy of Click’d courtesy of our friends at Disney-Hyperion. Enter Here!!! Title: Click’d Author: Tamara Ireland Stone Release Date: September 7, 2017 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Review Spoilers:  Low GoodReads | Amazon Click’d is an amazing middle grade novel that reminds girls that they can do anything – including take on the tech […]

Required Reading for STEM Educators and Students – Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World

Title: Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World Author: Rachel Ignotofsky Release Date: July 26, 2016 Publisher: Ten Speed Press Genre(s): non-fiction Review Spoilers:  N/A GoodReads | Amazon Did you know that a woman invented the calculator? How about that another woman discovered the sun’s chemical composition? And another conducted the famous “Doll Experiment” from Brown v Board […]

“Secret Coders” Has A Great Premise But Falls Short of Expectations

Secret Coders Author: Gene Luen Yang Artist: Mike Holmes Series: Secret Coders #1 Release Date: September 29, 2015 Publisher: First Second Genre(s): Middle Grade, Graphic Novel, Coding, STEAM Rating: ★★☆☆☆ Review Spoilers:  Low GoodReads | Amazon I wanted to love Secret Coders. I really did. I love the idea of STEAM programming in general and when I was […]

Marvel’s Ant-Man Micro-Tech Challenge

Disney, Marvel Studios, Dolby Laboratories, Visa Signature and Raspberry Pi have teamed up to put together Marvel’s Ant-Man Micro-Tech Challenge! The contest is an awesome and innovative way to encourage young girls to get involved in Science, Technology, Engineering , and Mathematics (STEM) programs. Here are some details: The challenge invites girls […]