Education

October 08, 2015

Industrial engineer and systems analyst Monica Barin shares her path toward a career in solar power technology, and how failure was actually a tool she used to find success.

September 29, 2015

So far, in collaboration with teachers, Google has developed about 100 trips — including virtual visits to the Great Wall of China, Independence Hall in Philadelphia and El Capitan, a rock formation in Yosemite National Park — that have been tried out by math, science, social studies, language and other classes.

September 17, 2015

Sweet Briar College Explore Engineering is a program for high school women to learn about mechanical and electrical engineering with hands on projects. Sponsored by AREVA.

September 02, 2015

The U.S. needs the contributions of all of our thinkers and problem-solvers. By the numbers girls make up more than one-half of our home-grown talent base — the half we have discouraged in STEM/science, technology, engineering and math. In this inspiring talk, education expert Heidi Olinger outlines the four things we must do to engage girls in STEM right now in the Digital Age, when neither girls nor the nation can afford to be STEM illiterate.

August 28, 2015

Science needs to be about discovery, not rote memorization.

August 18, 2015

Since 2012, Girls Who Code has grown rapidly. This year there are 1,200 girls in camps across the country. In addition to expanding its footprint in Boston; girls who code added new summer programs in Chicago, Los Angeles, Newark and Washington, DC this summer.

August 09, 2015

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson: "We should not confuse science literacy with passion for science."

July 10, 2015

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) spoke on the Senate floor about provisions she included in education reform legislation to support science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

June 28, 2015

In EcoMOBILE, students’ field trip experiences are enhanced by using two forms of mobile technology for science education–mobile broadband devices and environmental probeware.

June 23, 2015

For Avi and students like her across the country who are learning to code in and out of the classroom, how they build is as important as what they build.

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