Empowering Female Students to Pursue STEM

Empowering Female Students to Pursue STEM

As the world becomes more technologically advanced, society has created new inventions and found hidden discoveries in order to move the world forward towards modernization. Unfortunately, despite having many advancements, society is still behind when it comes to the...

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The Tools of Distance Learning

The Tools of Distance Learning

Terms and Concepts If you are interested in the terms and concepts discussed here (such as asynchronous vs synchronous and an LMS vs an eLearning platform) check out our previous post: The Anatomy of Distance Learning. Keys to Success Asynchronous eLearning is tough...

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The Anatomy of a Distancing Learning Program

The Anatomy of a Distancing Learning Program

Ubiquitous Distance The coronavirus has rapidly altered day to day life in a way few could have imagined. As it settles in, many are realizing that we are not getting back our pre coronavirus world anytime soon, but rather will need to forge a path to a new normal. As...

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4 Hallmarks of a Great Summer Tech Camp

4 Hallmarks of a Great Summer Tech Camp

Choosing a tech camp can be a challenge since they cover a wide range of highly technical skills, and few parents have knowledge of all of them. There’s usually programming, but in various contexts, like web dev, app dev, game dev, robotics and more. Then there’s...

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Coding After School

Coding After School

Many kids find learning to code fun and engaging, while parents are increasingly realizing how vital it is. Despite this, schools are struggling to fit robust programming courses into the regular school day. That’s where after school enrichment programs can come in,...

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We’re Off to See the Wizard!

We’re Off to See the Wizard!

This fall we helped Riordan High School launch its Engineering Program, a 4-year high school honors program that includes programming, computer science, robotics, and fabrication (CAD, 3D Printing, industrial design). In many ways, this is the ultimate example of what...

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LEGO Robotics

LEGO Robotics

The Super Bowl of Technology Education Though many students love making things with technology, tech ed has long taken a backseat to more established after school activities like sports. In 1992, Dean Kamen, inventor of the Segway, addressed this situation by holding...

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TechLX Minecraft Server and Redstone Tutorials

TechLX Minecraft Server and Redstone Tutorials

TechLX social media guru Dave and student leader Baker have been hard at work crafting on our server and recording YouTube tutorials there. The server features build areas, play areas, and a learning area dedicated to Redstone and Command Blocks. To access the server...

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What’s in a Name?

What’s in a Name?

TechLX stands for Technology Focused Learning Experiences, which is what we create at TechLX. The LX is borrowed from UX, which in the engineering process means User Experience Design. This was an evolution of UI Design, which means User Interface Design. The...

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