WizKidz Nominated for the 2014 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM)
The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring Program (PAESMEM) is the highest national mentoring award. Established in 1996 by the White House, through the National Science and Technology Council and the Office of Science and Technology Policy(OSTP),and is administered on behalf of the White House by the National Science Foundation. PAESMEM seeks to identify outstanding mentoring efforts that enhance the participation and retention of individuals (including persons with disabilities, women and minorities) who might not otherwise have considered or had access to opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). PAESMEM recipients serve as leaders in the national effort to develop fully our human resources in STEM. For more information visit PAESMEM.net
Join WizKidz and Celebrate the 45th Anniversary of the Moon Landing
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As part of the 45th anniversary of the moon landing, NASA JPL Education has launched a new social media campaign aimed at collecting stories about what inspires today’s aspiring scientists and engineers. We want to hear which moments in space exploration history you were #InspiredBy. Share your stories with NASA JPL Edu on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram using the hashtag #InspiredBy. Read more...
WizKidz Selected as a 2014 Google RISE Awardee
The WizKidz "AutiSTEM" initiative was one of 50 selected programs world wide recognized for its efforts to introduce youth to the world of computing. AutiSTEM focuses on optimizing the design of A Virtual Reality Programmable environment designed to engage students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). Google offers the RISE Awards to support organizations around the world working hard to inspire the next generation of Computer Scientists - especially those that reach girls, underrepresented minorities, and students who face socio-economic barriers. More on Google RISE
WizKidz would like to give a special thanks to all those who supported our Indiegogo campaign to launch the Science, Technology, and Engineering Accessibility for Disabled Youth (S.T.E.A.D.Y) Academy. This could not have happened without your support. Meet the Team...
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