2018-08-10 / Education

Go back to school with IT-oLogy’s programs and competitions

Contributed by IT-oLogy

IT-oLogy has announced its fall lineup of programs, classes, and competitions for student technologists. IToLogy equips students and teachers with IT skills through a variety of programs during the 2018/19 school year.

Tech League STEAM Competition Open House, Saturday, August 18—IToLogy invites all students, grades three–12, to come out and learn more about IT-oLogy’s STEAM competition, Tech League. Students will discover and explore a technology of interest, test their skills areas, and ask questions regarding team requirements. Students will also get a change to meet other students who are interested in joining a new or existing team. Registration will also be open for teams to sign up for the first competition scheduled for November 17, 2018. www. it-ology.org/get-connected/ programs/tech-league/

Cyber Saturday returns Saturday, September 15—One Saturday morning each month from September through May, students in grades three–12 experience fun, hands-on cyber projects at IT-oLogy. Each month features a different topic, allowing students to explore a wide range of technologies. www.it-ology.org/get-connected/programs/cyber-saturdays/

The INNOVATION CHALLENGE is open. The 2018 IT-oLogy Innovation Challenge engages students and teachers to not only learn about environmental problems in South Carolina, but to actively seek solutions using technology. The most successful IT-oLogy Innovation Challenge projects are those that are engaging, innovative and creative. Deadline to submit is September 7. www.it-ology.org/get-connected/prog rams/innovation -challenge/ to learn more.

Calling All Tech Savvy Girls in Grades nine–12. Aspirations in Computing awards application opens September 1. The NCWIT Aspirations in Computing awards honors young women at the high school level for their computing related achievements and interest. www.aspirations.org.

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