Bristol Township School District STEM Forward

        The Hour of Code is a glob­al event occur­ring this year from December 9th-15th. Computers are every­where, chang­ing every indus­try on the plan­et, but few­er than half of all schools teach com­put­er sci­ence. Girls and minori­ties are under­rep­re­sent­ed in com­put­er sci­ence class­es, and in the tech Read more...

FDR Students Pilot Drones

ASU rep­re­sen­ta­tives, Kimberly Reynolds and Nicholas Matula vis­it­ed FDR to sup­port edu­ca­tors in using tech­nol­o­gy with­in their con­tent areas. While vis­it­ing, the rep­re­sen­ta­tives also met with teach­ers to pro­vide train­ing with 3D print­ers and VR/AR. They helped the Tiger Techs hone their skills with the 3D print­ers … Read more...

Computational Thinking at BTSD

Bristol Township School District teach­ers par­tic­i­pat­ed in CTiA (Computational Thinking in Action) train­ing. The train­ing was pro­vid­ed by the University of Pennsylvania’s GSE EXACT pro­gram in con­junc­tion with the Bucks County Intermediate Unit. This project was fund­ed by Governor Wolf’s PASmart Advancing Grant.  The PASmart Grant is intend­ed to increase … Read more...

Teachers exhibit varied paths to education careers

Four Quakertown Community School District teach­ers from var­ied back­grounds explained to QCHS stu­dents how their career paths pulled them in dif­fer­ent direc­tions before they land­ed in the field of education.

Kurt Amen, Jeanne Caputo, Tyler Kitchenman, and Tracey Sieger gave “The New Teacher Perspective” as part of the school’s Career Read more...

Neidig students star in Bucks County STEM Challenge

A group of Neidig Elementary School fifth-graders fin­ished sec­ond among 47 teams at the 2021 STEM Design Challenge at the Bucks County Intermediate Unit. Neidig entered three teams into the com­pe­ti­tion and two reached the semifinals.

We are so proud of our Neidig lead­ers’ work with the STEM projects,” Read more...