Workforce needs of the 21st century have raised a call worldwide for greater education in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Yet, as more STEM students graduate, millions of STEM jobs in both developed and emerging countries are going unfilled. Why the paradox, and what is the solution?
Girl Day is a movement that shows girls how creative and collaborative engineering is and how engineers are changing our world. With hundreds of events happening each year, together we are driving the conversation about girls and engineering.
As the first African American woman to go into space and a physician, Mae Jemison shares her thoughts on the importance of STEM education with over 1,000 educators and advocates at Forum 2014.
While new statistics project increasing growth in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math — so-called "STEM" subjects — in coming decades, girls and young women appear less academically engaged in those fields than their male counterparts.
A review of Snap Circuits Jr., littleBits, and MaKey MaKey electric circuit kits.
When the south Baltimore recreation center closed its doors two years ago, Andrew Coy opened a whole one with an after-school program for kids to learn.
Doug Peltz discusses Mystery Science and how the content provides a set of engaging science lessons to elementary school students. The interview touches on the state of science education in elementary schools, as well as Doug's observations and insights into the key issues for an entrepreneur.
NCLR STEM students at work. NCLR is the largest national Latino civic rights and advocacy organization the United States.
From 2002 to 2012, the number of Hispanics earning bachelor’s degrees in the physical sciences rose 78 percent compared to an overall increase of 47 percent in all U.S. bachelor’s degrees earned in those same fields. Similarly, Hispanics earning bachelor’s degrees in engineering rose 64 percent, compared to just a 34 percent increase in the overall population.