Education

April 14, 2016

President Obama's remarks at the White House Science Fair on April 13, 2016.

February 21, 2016

Dr. Aprille Ericsson is a pioneering African-American woman in engineering and aerospace. Patricia Villone highlights her achievements for Black History Month.

February 11, 2016

For education, Microsoft HoloLens will help make incredible leaps forward in productivity, collaboration, and innovation. See how Microsoft HoloLens transforms the way we teach anatomy and our understanding of the human body as we help to prepare the next generation of doctors.

January 31, 2016

The President discusses his plan to give all students across the country the chance to learn computer science (CS) in school.  The President noted that our economy is rapidly shifting, and that educators and business leaders are increasingly recognizing that CS is a “new basic” skill necessary for economic opportunity.

January 21, 2016

Microsoft is launching an Education Edition of the insanely popular game Minecraft. This version of the world-building and resource-management game will allow teachers to use Minecraft in a range of different subjects, including math and science.

January 03, 2016

Despite making up half of the world’s overall workforce force, women hold only a quarter of the jobs in science, technology, engineering, and math or STEM. But a program in Indianapolis, Indiana, is working to change that by putting girls in charge of a robotics competition.

December 10, 2015

Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chairman, G. K. Butterfield (NC) and Rep. Barbara Lee (CA), Co-Chair of the CBC Diversity Task Force, announced December 3, 2015, that seven national African American tech professional organizations have adopted African American Inclusion Plans (AAIPs) designed to increase tech diversity.

December 09, 2015

Lego and its Mindstorms for Education line. In addition to harnessing a thriving commercial market, this classic robotics building and programming tool is used heavily in after school programs and classrooms across the globe.

December 01, 2015

If you haven't started your holiday shopping, Purdue University is offering a way to find gifts for children, but there's a twist--all the toys on this list are designed to bring out their inner engineer.

October 16, 2015

These city kids from Boston may not look like conventional farmers, but they're spending part of their summer getting their hands dirty--or more like wet! They're learning how to build solar-powered hydroponic systems that grow organic vegetables without soil.

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