Tech Education

Nearly 1,000 Iowa Junior High Students Learned to Code Today. That’s Good News.

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Today, with the help of the AIM Institute, nearly 1,000 students at Woodrow Wilson Junior High School in Council Bluffs learned the fundamentals of computer programming as part of the international Hour of Code initiative.  Principal Mike Naughton expressed his excitement over every student getting a firsthand experience with coding during their science classes. “Anytime […]

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How to launch your tech career with our new tech talent ecosystem tool

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The AIM Institute exists to forge a stronger tech ecosystem in the Silicon Prairie, a region gaining considerable attention for its undersung role in tech innovation. From the beginning, we’ve implemented programs to generate new tech talent, match existing talent with employers, and celebrate technology and the minds who make it. Now, we are becoming the one-stop […]

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M.U.D. Donates 15 iPads to Support Youth-in-Tech Programs

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Representatives from Omaha’s Metropolitan Utilities District visited the AIM Brain Exchange Thursday to donate 15 iPads in support of AIM’s youth-in-tech programs. The iPads will help AIM expand its free tech education outreach to a wider audience, particularly underserved students who might not get to experience technology otherwise. In this way, M.U.D. and AIM are […]

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“Cooler than the Oscars,” 2019 Tech Celebration Continues Tradition of Recognizing Excellence in Technology

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The first Academy Awards ceremony took place May 16, 1929, to celebrate excellence in movies. Ninety years later, the Oscars are still going strong. Less prominent than the Academy Awards, but probably no less important, AIM’s Tech Celebration awards ceremony began in 1995 to recognize excellence in technology. Since then, AIM has honored over 140 […]

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AIM Institute Launches AIM Code School, formerly Interface: the Web School, to Meet Demand for Tech Talent

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The AIM Institute is pleased to announce the opening of the AIM Code School, formerly Interface: the Web School. AIM Code School is the region’s only federally accredited nonprofit code school, offering night classes in web development, full-stack programming, data science and corporate training. AIM Code School also provides job placement services for each student […]

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Check out our new Tech Talent Ecosystem tool!

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The AIM Institute exists to forge a stronger tech ecosystem in the Silicon Prairie, a region gaining considerable attention for its undersung role in tech innovation. Since our inception, we’ve implemented programs designed to generate new tech talent, match existing talent with employers, and celebrate technology and the minds who make it. Now, we are becoming […]

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AIM Institute Accompanies Underserved High School Students on a College and Tech Field Trip to Minnesota

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As a not-for-profit partially funded by the Department of Education, the AIM Institute provides free tech education to students who would not otherwise have the opportunity to experience it. To that end, AIM staff accompanied 37 Abraham Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson High School students on an educational field trip to Minnesota last week as part […]

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The AIM Institute and Congressman Don Bacon to Host an App Inventor Workshop for Students in Nebraska’s Second Congressional District

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 4, 2018 OMAHA – The AIM Institute is hosting an introductory level App Inventor workshop with special guest Rep. Don Bacon (NE-02) for middle school and high school students in preparation for the 2019 Congressional App Challenge (CAC). This free workshop will be held Saturday, September 7, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 […]

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