Posted on March 19, 2018 by Festo Didactic on Insights

“Classroom of the Future”: The Benefits for STEM Learning and Instruction

Perhaps you’ve heard the term “classroom of the future” before. It may immediately bring to mind an image of an elaborately set-up room, with advanced technological features and laboratory-style furniture. While the physical aspects and features of classrooms are progressing and are certainly significant, equally important are the pedagogical benefits that future classroom design can […]

Posted on February 16, 2018 by Festo Didactic on Insights

Perception of Advanced Manufacturing and Closing the Skills Gap

An important issue that has had major implications in manufacturing is its public perception. In the past, manufacturing has suffered from being viewed as “dirty and unsafe” with “little or no skill” required to perform manufacturing jobs (Rosendin and Gielcyzk). Since then, perception of manufacturing in the United States has improved, but it has also […]