At an after-school STEM club in Rhode Island, students are working on an engineering challenge -- because they want to be. The low-stakes, fun environment offers time for exploration when resources or hands-on activities may be in short supply during school hours, and can help sustain interest as classes get harder. Special correspondent Lisa Stark of Education Week reports.
Central High School students are sharpening old skills to prepare for their future. Teachers say the students understand technology, but are missing simple skills like typing and formatting their work.
Captain Willie Daniels, President of Shades of Blue is interviewed by Patty Hester, Director, National Student Leadership Conference at the annual STEM on the Hill event in Washington, D.C.
ASTRA’s Executive Director, Dr. Robert Boege summarizes the 22 year legacy of ‘STEM on the Hill’ highlighting the impact of the annual Congressional Visits Day with its Exhibits and Reception honoring bi partisan champions of STEM and STEM Education. ASTRA’s Futurist, Dr. Ronnie Lowenstein spotlights the unique role of Global NetGeneration of Youth Cyberjournalist Teams (NGY) interviewing inspiring role models. At this year’s Congressional Reception and Exhibits, NGY Ambassadors represented five schools: T.C.
With more factory jobs now demanding education, technical know-how or specialized skills, many US plants are struggling to fill positions.
The new Every Student Succeeds Act rolls back much of the federal government's big footprint in education policy, on everything from testing and teacher quality to low-performing schools. And it gives big new leeway to states in calling the shots.
Meet the company that's unlocking inner-city kids' potential... by teaching them to build and operate drones!
Mike Rowe testifies before Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education on how CTE can help close the skills gap, empower students to succeed and the need to reform the current law.
So what does it take to be an engineer? What qualities, strengths and interests? Hear it from engineering students: What attracted them to the field and what drives them to make the world a better place?
The K–12 Computer Science Framework promotes a vision in which all students critically engage in computer science issues; approach problems in innovative ways; and create computational artifacts with a personal, practical, or community purpose.