Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


Teachers Honored for the Innovative Use of Tech in Science Ed

Friction, rocketry and alternative energy are some of the projects undertaken by the latest crop of teachers who have been named winners in an annual competition put on by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and Vernier, a company that sells scientific equipment for teachers.

Tech Talent South Offers Tuition Matching for Teachers Learning To Code

Tech Talent South, an Atlanta-based company that provides entry-level Web development and coding education, has launched news initiatives designed to get teachers and women involved in the technology community.

Wildlife Acoustics Introduces Bat Detector

The Echo Meter Touch is a key-fob-sized, ultrasonic module that plugs into an iPhone or iPad and works with a free app to allow students to listen to and record bats in real time.

Digitalis Unveils Portable Planetarium

Digitalis Education Solutions has launched a portable planetarium, the Digitarium Iota, that it's claiming is the smallest available.

A+ Mobile Solutions Introduces Mobile STEM Lab

The lab allows students to perform more than 400 experiments using data loggers and probes, physics workstations and ramp systems, digital circuits and alternative energy kits and a host of tools for Web-based content.

Carlow U To Build CREATE Lab Satellite To Improve STEM Ed

Carlow University will build a satellite location of Carnegie Mellon University's CREATE Lab using a $205,000 grant from the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation.

STEM-focused Christa McAuliffe Center Continues Teacher Ed Work with PTC

A STEM-focused teaching center at Framingham State University in Massachusetts will shortly open its registration process for summer 2014.

Oak Ridge Schools Adopts 1:1, Digital Resources To Become 'Premiere' STEM District

Tennessee's Oak Ridge Schools has entered into a six-year agreement with a private partner as part of its "digital transformation," which includes one-to-one computing and science, technology, engineering and math initiatives.

Science Teachers: Help Kids as Young as Three Learn Science

Children as young as three have the capacity to learn science and engineering practices, according to a new position paper from the National Science Teachers Association.

Colfax High Students Learn Product Development with 3D Prototyping

Hailey Elias and two classmates at Colfax High School in California developed a prototype of a device that signals to skiers when they're doing what they shouldn't do — lean back. The prototype of the "Fast Forward" ski sensor was chosen by the audience as worthy of further exploration by Quirky during the March South by Southwest Conference in Austin, TX.

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