Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


3 California Districts Adopt STEAM Mentor Platform

Students at three California districts will have access to science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics professionals through a newly adopted platform thanks to a grant.

Philadelphia Middle Schoolers To Compete To Build Sustainable Vehicle Models

Teams of Philadelphia students in grades 7-8 will compete to build models of environmentally sustainable people moving vehicles thanks to a collaboration between the University City Science Center, the Philadelphia Math + Science Coalition and a private partner.

Legislators Want Computer Science To Count for Language Requirement

A bill being pushed in the state of Washington would allow two years of computer science to count as two years of world languages for the purpose of admission into college in the state.

School District Partners with Duke U on Community Data Center with Focus on Early Learning

The goal of the new center: to inform decision-making related to area policies, programs and practices.

New Vernier Tools Demonstrate Key Engineering Concepts

Vernier has launched new teaching materials and devices designed to help students of all ages understand the principles behind construction and engineering.

School Leaders Mostly Mystified by Computer Science Education

There's a "huge misunderstanding of what [computer science] is and what it isn't" in American schools, according to a new report from the Computer Science Teachers Association.

School for Girls Tackles STEM Enthusiasm with Interactive Monsters

Garrison Forest School, an independent K-12 school for girls, has teamed with a private partner to immerse girls in grades 4-5 in science, technology, engineering and math for one week using an MIT Media Lab-created course.

3D Printing Challenge Seeks Educational Models as Entries

A competition to find the best educational models in 3D printing will accept entries through March 18.

Teacher Program Hopes To Pump Cybersecurity Careers in STEM Classes

CompTIA is teaming up with an online STEM career guidance service to promote jobs in cybersecurity to middle and high school students.

Students Vie To Over-Engineer in 2015 Rube Goldberg Machine Contest

This year's competition, which also includes a track for middle school students, asks participants for the most "overly complex contraption" for erasing a chalkboard or a whiteboard.

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