Posts Tagged ‘STEM’

Rebecca Blum and Jon Blum with a large telescope at an open park

Astronaut Aspirations

Teen starts space club, joins national programs, follows her passion. Stacy Gittleman Contributing Writer While some kids spend their summers at camp with oars in the water, Rebecca Blum of Bloomfield Hills spent hers with her mind on the cosmos. Rebecca, a junior at Cranbrook Kingswood Upper School in Bloomfield Hills, possesses a passion for…

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Wonder Workshop’s Cue Robot

EduTech Products for School Days

The kids have been back in school for almost two months and should be getting back into the school rhythm. So much has changed from when today’s parents were in school. One major change is the type of technology our kids use. Above: Wonder Workshop’s Cue Robot While parents remember when schools had a few computers…

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In Chicago for the ACES conference.

Judaism Beyond STEM

At the moment, I’m in a state of transition. I’m not a student anymore, but I’m also not someone with a full-time job. Something that I was hoping would help this awkward transition was attending a professional conference. Little did I know that there would be a Jewish freelance editor originally from Metro Detroit among…

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Look for the Naale booth at the Walk for Israel May 6. Naale Elite Academy in Israel

Free High School In Israel

Above: Look for the Naale booth at the Walk for Israel May 6. Family comes full circle at Walk for Israel. In 2016, when the Pearlman family stepped out to support and celebrate the modern Jewish state, they never imagined where Detroit’s Walk for Israel would take them. On that day, they crossed paths with…

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Frankel robotics team members crowd around a robot they made.

Technion Bound – RoboTraffic

Frankel robotics team represents U.S. in Israel at international competition. A recent morning visit to Frankel Jewish Academy found normally bustling hallways uncharacteristically calm, with an occasional teacher sighting replacing the rumpus of students traversing the terrain. Parent-teacher conferences were the cause.  Yet, despite being cloistered in a science lab, the sounds of tinkering —…

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