stem

February 23, 2015

When Brown v. Board of Education was decided more than 60 years ago, there were good paying, family supporting jobs for workers without formal educational credentials. But the era of pick and shovel jobs is long gone. Those who would support themselves and their families in the 21st century need a high school diploma and more: career training, an associate degree or, ideally, a four-year college degree.

February 20, 2015

In the interview with Re/code, President Barack Obama discusses the importance of teaching science, technology, engineering and math to all students.

February 19, 2015

EDTech Specialist David Lee unboxing and review of Lego Wedo Construction Kit and the Simple Motorized Mechanisms.

February 16, 2015

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?

February 11, 2015

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.

February 02, 2015

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.

January 26, 2015

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.

January 25, 2015

A review of Snap Circuits Jr., littleBits, and MaKey MaKey electric circuit kits.

January 19, 2015

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.

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