Articles in Education(12)

CHM Challenges Broadcom MASTERS Finalists with Raspberry Pi & Logic Gates

CHM Challenges Broadcom MASTERS Finalists with Raspberry Pi & Logic Gates

CHM Editorial Team Nov 01, 2018
Broadcom MASTERS is a program founded and produced by the Society for Science & the Public that seeks to inspire young scientists, engineers, and innovators who will solve the grand challenges of the future. The 8th annual competition took place in Washington, DC, on October 19−23, and two of CHM’s fearless educators were there to take part. Read More
#CHMTeenTakeover Recap

#CHMTeenTakeover Recap

CHM Editorial Team Jul 31, 2018
After months of planning, organizing, and sending many, many emails, the Teen Engagement Council hosted “Power Up the Future” on June 22, 2018, bringing approximately 500 people to the Museum for the first of an annual event series dedicated to promoting teens’ interest in technology. Read More
A Highlight on Family & Community Programming and Corporate History at CHM’s Cisco Weekend

A Highlight on Family & Community Programming and Corporate History at CHM’s Cisco Weekend

Lily Cordero Mar 15, 2018
On February 24 and 25, the Computer History Museum (CHM) hosted Cisco Weekend—one of CHM’s many Partner Weekends that provides employees of corporations that support the Museum and their families and friends a day of fun and learning at CHM for free. Read More
Our Mind’s on Tech: How Technology Affects the Human Brain

Our Mind’s on Tech: How Technology Affects the Human Brain

Sara Bormann Mar 15, 2018
“We live in really extraordinary times. We’re witnessing an explosion in the diversity and the accessibility of these amazing computers that we carry in our pockets and have on our desks,” said Lisa Krieger of the San Jose Mercury News. The CHM Live event, “Our Brain’s Development in a Technological World,” held at the Computer History Museum (CHM) on February 15, consisted of a panel discussion about how technology affects our brains and learning, with a focus on its impact on youth. The panel was moderated by Krieger, and members of the panel included: Adam Gazzaley, neuroscientist and founder and executive director of Neuroscape; Mary Helen Immordino-Yang, professor of Education, Psychology, and Neuroscience at the University of Southern California; and Larry Rosen, research psychologist and professor emeritus at California State University at Dominguez Hills. Read More
CHM’s Silver Lining Playbook: How to Benefit from Delays

CHM’s Silver Lining Playbook: How to Benefit from Delays

Scott Burg Feb 09, 2018
This is the third post in an ongoing series about the making of the Computer History Museum’s Education Center. Read More
Girl Power: Designing the Future with Technovation

Girl Power: Designing the Future with Technovation

Stephanie Corrigan Sep 28, 2017
The Computer History Museum (CHM) has a unique opportunity when it comes to teaching students about computers and the technology-driven world in which we live. As a history museum, we look at the stories and people behind the technology, contextualizing and enlivening it to make it relatable for visitors. And through our education programs, we aim not only to help students make personal connections to the history of computing, but also to understand the role technology plays in all aspects of our lives and to feel confident exploring and engaging with technology in and outside of the Museum. Read More
Google X’s Camille Eddy Shares Her STEM Journey at Computer History Museum’s Design_Code_Build Community Program

Google X’s Camille Eddy Shares Her STEM Journey at Computer History Museum’s Design_Code_Build Community Program

Cate Robbins Jul 14, 2017
Saturday, June 10 began like so many Saturdays at the Museum. A group of CHM educators and community partners, all dressed in purple t-shirts, hurried about as they prepared Hahn Auditorium for another Broadcom Presents DesignCodeBuild event. There was a sense of anticipation and eagerness as the team prepared for what was sure to be an exciting day! Read More
Designing with People: A Collaborative Process with IDEO

Designing with People: A Collaborative Process with IDEO

Scott Burg May 02, 2017
This is the second post in an ongoing series about the making of the Computer History Museum’s Education Center. Read More
Fostering Connection through Technology: An Interview with Cisco’s Alex Rosen

Fostering Connection through Technology: An Interview with Cisco’s Alex Rosen

CHM Editorial Team Mar 28, 2017
On February 2, 2017, CHM high school interns Ishani Desai and Jenna Prasadi interviewed Cisco’s Alex Rosen for @CHM. Read More
Merging Learning and Design: The Makings of CHM’s New Education Center

Merging Learning and Design: The Makings of CHM’s New Education Center

Scott Burg Jan 10, 2017
This is the first post in an ongoing series about the making of the Computer History Museum’s Education Center. Read More
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