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    Energize Education Tip of the Day!

    Etoys is a stimulating learning suite that engages learners through the integration of media, games and a simple programming language called Squeak. Users can create colorful images and bring life to them using Squeak. Etoys would be a wonderful way to pique students interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) careers.

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    A typical Etoys session

    My article on the need for women in STEM fields has been published!

    The article that I wrote on the need for women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) careers has been published online! You can read the article here. This is something that I strongly believe in. Why? Read the article and find out!

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    I got a taste of what young women can accomplish with technology while I running the 5th MS PowerPoint workshop shown in these cover photos.

    GIMP -not just a photo editor

    GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is a versatile and feature-rich image creation and editing application. Chris WHittum, the author of Energize Education through Open Source: Using Open Sorce Software to Enhance Learning, used GIMP to create the eye-catching logo below.

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    If Chris Whittum made this simple banner with GIMP, just think about what your students could create. (This image is released under GPL.)

    Article on Young Women and STEM Occupations

    I have just written an article on the need for young women in STEM-related fields of employment. There is a definite shortage of women in occupations that involve STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and that needs to change. When the article is published, I will post a linnk to it here.

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    Designed with the GIMP