Carolan's firm has made it a mission to seek out companies that help schools go from Luddites to early adopters, all in the hopes of personalizing kids' education as much as possible. Here are some of the companies Reach has invested in that Carolan believes could transform the American education landscape.
“While active learning has been shown to improve student performance and retention, we still don’t fully understand the details of why and for whom these strategies are successful,” said Sharon Locke, PhD, director of the SIUE STEM Center. “Dr.
With thousands of engineers and technologists innovating solutions for Caterpillar's customers, STEM graduates are critical partners in the company's mission now and in the future. That is why Caterpillar supports both national and international STEM initiatives -- to inspire the next generation of game-changing innovators.
BOSEbuild Speaker Cube is a DIY kit that allows kids to assemble a Bluetooth speaker all by themselves, or with the help of an adult (mainly for those 8 and younger). All you need is scissors, tape and a willing kid, because the kit comes with everything else – speaker components, circuit board, wiring, even customizable “silhouette” templates.
The Allen Institute for Brain Science has published the highest-resolution atlas of the human brain to date in a stand-alone issue of the Journal of Comparative Neurology.
The House Judiciary Committee’s vote on the “Protect and Grow American Jobs Act,” the latest bill purporting to address problems with the H-1B visa program was pulled from the schedule late on Tuesday. Introduced by Rep.
With fewer people in careers related to science, technology, engineering and math, a group of Penn State researchers are collaborating with researchers from different universities to investigate why children with disabilities tend to have more difficulties in the fields of math and science.
When Niantic introduced Pokemon GO, gaming has been brought to a new level because augmented reality made the experience much more real because you get to catch imaginary monsters in a real-life environment. Although the use of augmented reality or AR is just in its "baby stage," the education sector has been considering its possibilities to innovate learning and teaching.
There's increasing evidence to show that trees are able to communicate with each other. More than that, trees can learn. If that's true — and my experience as a forester convinces me it is -- then they must be able to store and transmit information. And scientists are beginning to ask: is it possible that trees possess intelligence, and memories, and emotions?
As the lead federal agency responsible for building the research knowledge base for Computer Science (CS) education, the National Science Foundation (NSF) is pleased to announce more than $25 million in awards since the administration's CS for All initiative