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Category Archive: Just for Fun

  • In Parents’ Eyes, The Right Instructor Means Everything

    Many iD employees, including our founders, have young families. Since the beginning, we’ve been asking ourselves, “would we send our own kids to iD?” The answer is yes–in fact, many of our kids are out at camp right now! We strive to provide the best for your family and ours. So what is it that makes [...]

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  • Our 5th Year as a “Top Workplace”…YOUR Best Summer Camp Experience!

    iD Tech Voted a Top Workplace 5 Years Running. What’s it to You? iD Tech isn’t just the place we go to work every day—it’s where your students go to dream BIG, get inspired, and build lasting life skills for school, college, and futures in tech. It’s a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) learning experience like [...]

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  • Clever Logo Design: Can You Spot the Hidden Symbolism?

    From smartphone ads, to TV commercials, to billboards, we’re bombarded with logos and marketing imagery every day. But, if we take a closer look at some of the company logos we’ve come to view as commonplace, there’s some subtle (and pretty brilliant) creativity at work. Can you spot the hidden symbolism in the following big-name [...]

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  • 10 Ways the New Apple iOS 8 Will Blow Your Mind

    Rejoice, Apple fans! Today marks the unveiling of the new iOS 8, dubbed “the world’s most advanced operating system” by its creators. iOS 8 is now officially out for developers and will be available as an update for all iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users this Fall. So, where lies the magic? According to Apple, “It’s [...]

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  • #bestjobever: iD Tech Regional Staff Training Held at Bentley!

    The iD Tech Regional Staff Training fun continued this past weekend over at Bentley University! Feast your eyes on the good times and prepare for more–all summer long! Have you ever seen a group of young people this excited to be at work? Honestly, this enthusiasm is part of our every day life at iD. From our year-round [...]

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  • Top 5 Reasons Kids & Teens Should Learn to Code

    Have you found yourself wondering, “what’s with all the hype about programming lately?” As Tynker points out on their blog, programming isn’t gaining traction “just because.” With over 1 million Computer Science jobs expected to go unfilled by 2020, educators and parents have realized that coding has become as vital as reading, writing, and math. [...]

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  • 2014 Staff Training: Summer is Coming and Our Team is Getting PUMPED

    Morning, iD Techies! This past weekend, we trained over 220 summer staffers! We were very impressed with their enthusiasm and participation…and we kept hearing “I just want to get to camp already!” We also had two special guests via Google Hangouts: One was a gentleman named Hai from Google who presented findings of a study [...]

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  • Moms Who Go Above and Beyond: An iD Tech Legacy

    Happy Mother’s Day to the tens of thousands of iD Tech moms who consistently go above and beyond when it comes to their kids’ education. Since our founding in 1999, your valuable feedback has allowed us to improve and grow each season. You are tireless advocates for your children’s well-being and happiness. You’re devoted helping [...]

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  • Funky Rap Videos by the World’s Finest, Tech-Savvy Summer Staff

    Lots of camps brag about their summer staff. But let’s be honest–how many campers can say they’ve had instructors like these? “Tech Shop” – produced by summer staff from iD Tech Camps held at Macalester iD summer staffers are quirky, spirited, and endlessly creative. Not only that–they’re brilliant. Many are students or graduates of universities [...]

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  • 2014 Summer Camps—Oh How Times Have Changed

    What does “summer camp” mean to you?  For me, it has meant everything from traditional campfire songs to baseball, basketball, and more. That’s what summer was like in 1994; it wasn’t about technology or computers…and it didn’t really have to be. But things are different now. There wasn’t an abundance of STEM careers and a [...]

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