Lessons Learned By Developing Open Educational Resources (OER) For Computer Science

At Mimir, my teammates and I care about improving access to computer science education, so we contributed to open educational resources (OER) in computer science. We heard from pro...

Vinesh Kannan – December 14, 2018

Open CS1: Mimir's 2018 CSforAll Commitment to Reducing Costs for Computer Science Education

Textbook prices are rising faster than the rate of inflation. The financial burden that students face when obtaining required course materials is clear. Thanks to the hard work and...

Vinesh Kannan – October 30, 2018

How Studyblrs Can Help Students Thrive

Being from a relatively large high school, I felt prepared to go to a university that was over six times that size. I started my college career confident in the path I had planned ...

Mary Vo – August 20, 2018

4 Ways to Allocate Money Toward Your CS Classroom

The long-standing bureaucracy behind department-wide budgets is all too familiar for educators. Oftentimes when a new tool or resource is introduced from the top-down (by universit...

Cara Wagner – June 12, 2018

Finding Tech Networking Groups in Indianapolis

When I first moved to Indianapolis at the beginning of 2017, I knew I wanted to find a new career within technology. Luckily, a family member referred me to Techpoint.org, a local ...

Bob Klingensmith – June 7, 2018

Recreating Computer Science Through OER

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Brittney Baxter – May 9, 2018

Why We Named Our Company After Norse Mythology

Take a trip back in time to 2014.  "Happy," by Pharrell Williams was serenading listeners on radio stations nationwide and the Ice Bucket Challenge raised $115 million for amyotrop...

Cara Wagner – May 1, 2018

Write Unboolievable Marketing Strategies For Startups

A marketing strategy is meant to be a roadmap. Just because the marketing department makes the strategy doesn’t mean that every contained tactic must be performed by that departmen...

Cara Wagner – April 24, 2018

How to build positive brand PR before hiring a publicist or marketer

Some companies don’t have funds to support on-site marketing resources (yet). Before pushing aside all marketing and PR efforts until the budget aligns, learn how to get easy, inex...

Cara Wagner – September 20, 2017

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