California State University, Fullerton

Integrating STEM Education with Entrepreneurship Practices at Middle Schools: Feasibility Study and Preliminary Results

STEM-Inc is a NSF-Funded afterschool program designed to introduce and engage middle school students in STEM related fields. Involving students in exciting real-world projects, STEM-Inc not only helps students develop practical skills in engineering and computer science, but also incorporates business and entrepreneurship practices to reinforce the learning outcomes.

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Engaging Middle School Students in Computer Science: from Visual Programming on Android to Coding in Arduino

This paper presented the results from a study on students’ interests and confidence towards computer programming where a group of middle school students learned programming through two sequential approaches: one using visual programming tools to develop mobile Apps on Android; and the other using c codes to program Arduino-based robots

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