Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

NSTA Will Manage Army's eCybermission STEM Competition

The National Science Teachers Association will coordinate the eCybermission STEM competition for the United States Army in order to promote student interest in the field through online collaborative learning.

McGraw-Hill Acquiring Key Curriculum Technologies

McGraw-Hill Education is purchasing the technology assets of publisher Key Curriculum, a maker of K-12 educational tools, including the Geometer's Sketchpad, Fathom Dynamic Data, and TinkerPlots Exploration.

Teachers Learn New Methods of Teaching Green Concepts at Green Boot Camp

A group of 70 middle school teachers from around the world gathered in San Diego this month to participate in a hands-on, interactive workshop about methods for teaching energy, sustainability, and environmental concepts.

UT, NSTA Provide Externships for Connecticut Science Teachers

United Technologies and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) have teamed up to provide externships to seven Connecticut high school science teachers.

Boston Students To Gain Access to New Scientific Learning Laboratory

Students and teachers at Boston Green Academy and Excel High School in Boston will soon have access to a working scientific laboratory and scientists as part of AP Biology, Chemistry, and Physics courses.

PCI Ed's Algebra City Covers 28 Common Gaps in Student Understanding

PCI Education, a company that develops curriculum products, has published a set of learning materials specifically for kids in grades eight through 10 having trouble with Algebra 1 concepts.

Combat Summer Brain Drain with Bill Nye 'The Science Guy' and Sophia.org

Students can keep their minds sharp and enter a contest to win an iPad this summer with fun, free learning activities

Indiana Cyber Charter School Opens Statewide Enrollment

The statewide Indiana Cyber Charter School (IN Cyber) has opened its online doors for students in kindergarten through 12th grades.

Texas Engineering Students Building NASA Prototypes

Booker T. Washington High School in Houston, TX, and NASA's Johnson Space Center are collaborating to inspire students to go into the fields of science and engineering through the High School Students United With NASA to Create Hardware program.

STEM Engineering Challenge Rewards Creative Thinking

Earlier this month, a team of juniors from Santana High School in San Diego took home the top prize in the Chevron Engineering Design Challenge, an annual statewide engineering competition in California, hosted in concert with Project Lead The Way, which offers STEM curricular programs.