Celebrate National Learning and Development Month: How To Be a Life-Long Student

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This month at Thimble.io, we’re celebrating National Learning and Development Month, taking every opportunity to remember our “why”. Namely: why do we do what we do?  For many on our team, a big part of our ‘why’ is our Founder and CEO, Oscar! His story, passion and enthusiasm are contagious. His dedication to Thimble.io comes from his own school-days, where …

Coding the Future; Learning a New Language in a Changing World

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Here at Thimble.io, we celebrate National Coding Week with a shared mission: to foster the love and learning of digital languages, and, more prominently, to close the skills gap in the United States. While we certainly value learning for learning’s sake, we’re aware of the economic realities that students will face once they graduate into the workforce. 67% of all …

What Does a Scientist Look Like? Why STEM Identity Matters.

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What does a scientist look like? Talk about a loaded question.  Age-old scientist stereotypes have a major influence on the STEM identity of impressionable children.  It’s these same children who will someday make up the future workforce of the world, and it’s up to us to clear their path.  Will these stereotypes fade into the background as STEM professionals and …

Thimble.io’s Hands-On Support Empowers National Grid’s STEM Education Initiatives

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National Grid and Thimble.io pair up to provide STEM experiences for hundreds of children in the communities they serve. National Grid is a forward-thinking energy company serving the New York and Massachusetts areas.  They are committed to providing safe, reliable,and sustainable energy solutions.  The company has philanthropic goals aimed at enhancing the quality of life in the communities they serve. …

Caldwell Exempted Village School District

How an Ohio school district inspired a 40% increase in STEM engagement in a single year with Thimble.io.

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Caldwell Exempted Village School District is increasing enrollment in STEM electives, strengthening soft skills, and reinforcing student-centered learning by adopting a carefully created robotics and coding curriculum from Thimble.io.

Breaking Barriers: Empowering 5 Million in STEM

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Thimble.io and Edufront’s Partnership for Accessible STEM Education Serves as a Model for Corporate Social Responsibility What is Corporate Social Responsibility, and Why Should You Care? School districts nationwide are incorporating social responsibility into their character, citizenship, and civics education programming.  When these students hit college, however, this basic “social responsibility” lesson turns into Corporate Social Responsibility, or CSR.   CSR …

Making Space for STEM Learning: Thimble.io’s Mission on National Space Day 2023

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Celebrate National Space Day, and sit down with us as we discuss STEM Education with Aerospace Engineer, Tanner McMakin. Renowned naturalist Edwin Way Teale once said, “All things seem possible in May.” If you consider the incredible discoveries scientists have made with regard to space exploration, then no month is more fitting for National Space Day than the month of …

Thinking Outside the Box: Thimble.io’s Celebration of World Creativity and Innovation Day and Its Importance in STEM Education

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Thinking Outside the Box: Thimble.io’s Celebration of World Creativity and Innovation Day and Its Importance in STEM Education. This is an unmissable event in STEM and a great educational opportunity.  Join us to learn more and get great ideas on how to mark the occasion!