STEM

STEM classroom turns math concepts into 3D

Imagine children learning early on the applications of math, really getting to the heart of concepts by using all their senses.

The increasing necessity for STEM education

There is a distinct educational disconnect that we need to resolve today. The real word application of science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, is increasingly important in the workforce while science and technology are becoming less emphasized in today’s classrooms.

Despite Focus on STEM Education, Computer Science Instruction Still Lacking

While many schools teach kids how to type and navigate the internet, few focus directly on teaching students the fundamentals of how to program computers, design software, or build the hardware.

A Positive Spin: Can Bubbles Support Tech Education?

It is great from a social perspective for people to learn more about technology. It's critical to economic development, for innovation.

Rep. Lipinski Recognizes National Engineers Week

U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski (IL-3) has introduced a resolution in honor of National Engineers Week, which is being celebrated February 16-22.

Florida Student Astronaut Challenge Finals Set for March 2014

The Florida Student Astronaut Challenge is a unique opportunity for high school students to engage in a competition focused on aerospace science.

Meeting the STEM Challenge

STEM employment growth is outpacing the general economy by about 300 percent. And, over the next five years, the United States is expected to add as many as 1.3 million new STEM jobs.

Kids create at Arlington Heights Lego competition

Sixty-two teams showed off what robots made of Legos could do at a state competition held recently at Forest View Educational Center in Arlington Heights.

Lockheed Martin Kicks Off Engineers Week With STEM Initiatives

With this week's kick-off of National Engineers Week [www.eweek.org] Lockheed Martin has announced several major initiatives to strengthen U.S. student interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers.

Revamped computer science classes attracting more girls

The gender flip first occurred last spring. It was the first time since at least 1993 - as far back as university enrollment records are digitized - that more women enrolled in an introductory computer science course. It was likely the first time ever.

Drexel Awarded $1.45 Million UTeach Grant to Recruit, Train New Teachers in STEM Disciplines

Drexel University has been selected to receive a $1.45 million grant from the National Math and Science Initiative to replicate the UTeach program, a secondary STEM teacher preparation initiative that is helping to address the nation’s STEM education crisis by producing qualified math and science teachers across the country.

Clemson event plants seeds for STEM among girls

In high school, when many girls turn away from the math and science disciplines, Stephanie Phillips of Anderson discovered her passion was engineering. The egg drop test closed the deal.

The Heart of STEM Education

If we want more STEM graduates, we must promote ideas, language, people, and programs that demonstrate relevance and foster a sense of belonging.

Miss America emphasizes importance of science and technology careers

The first Indian-American to wear the crown, Davuluri was the keynote speaker Wednesday at Delaware County Community College STEM Career Night.

Students get hands-on experience in mobile STEM lab

The STEMmobile is a mobile learning laboratory that provides a unique, on-site educational experience for pre-kindergarten through eighth-grade school children in 20 Tennessee counties, including Lebanon schools.

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