Vernier Software & Technology has enhanced its Logger Pro 3 software with wireless data sharing, allowing users to access and collaborate on experiment data via their tablet or mobile device.
A professional development program to provide teachers with tools and strategies for using mobile learning in the classroom has had a positive effect on student engagement and interest in STEM subjects, according to new research.
Toshiba's Digital Products Division (DPD) has unveiled a new software suite for education called the Education Solutions Program, which is intended for K-12 teachers, students, administrators, and parents.
Amplify has unveiled a selection of more than 30 educational games designed to help middle school students with English language arts and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) skills.
The Robotics Education and Competition Foundation has received a $760,000 grant from the Texas Workforce Commission to support 500 new and existing VEX Robotic Competition teams, enhance the foundation's volunteer community, and fund a new VRC Texas Online Challenge and VEX Robotics Competition mobile event trailer.
A course that gives high school students a taste of what a career in aeronautics engineering looks like recently had its final exam — and participants passed with "flying colors."
- By Dian Schaffhauser
The Siemens Foundation has opened its annual Competition in Math, Science & Technology. This year's program will offer scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $100,000.
Discovery Communications is formalizing its programs related to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) under an umbrella initiative called "Connect the Dots," intended to help young people make the link between STEM and their everyday lives.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
The Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision program has named the winners of its 21st annual contest, which encourages students from kindergarten through high school to imagine and propose inventions that could exist within the next 20 years.
In an effort to include more science, technology, engineering, and mathematics material into common core curriculum, all Arizona primary and secondary schools now have access to geographic information systems software.