Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

Play-i Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for Child-Programmable Robots

Play-i, a new company recently launched by former Apple, Amazon, and Frog Design employees, has launched a crowdfunding campaign for Bo and Yana, two robots designed to be programmed by children as young as five years old.

Summer of Coding Gives Moodle Boost and Young Programmers Practice

Google's latest "Summer of Code" has ended, and Moodle users are among the big beneficiaries.

6 Tips To Get Your Kids Excited About Coding

Jen Mozen, organizer of Girl Develop It Chicago and delivery principal at Table XI, offers up pro tips and free resources to help you spark and sustain a child's interest in programming inside and outside the classroom.

3D Printing, Gamification To Impact STEM Education Within 3 Years

A new report from the Horizon Project has identified the 12 technologies will have a significant impact on STEM+ education over the next five years.

Army, National Science Teachers Association Kick off STEM Competition

The eCybermission competition, a free program sponsored by the United States Army Educational Outreach Program and administered by the National Science Teachers Association, has opened registration for project teams interested in participating in its 12th annual iteration.

Rwandan Students Take On Role of Community Scientists in New GIS Program

Rwandan high school students are taking part in a geographic information systems curriculum that puts them in the role of scientist as they collect and analyze data using Android-based phones and tablets.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical U Kicks Off Real World Design Challenge

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has unveiled the details of the 2014 Real World Design Challenge scenario.

Web Portal Points Students to STEM Resources

A new Web portal launched this week aims to help students and teachers find resources and materials on STEM-related topics.

Center for Initiatives in Jewish Education Expands Science Programs in California

The Center for Initiatives in Jewish Education (CIJE) has expanded its science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education programs in California.

Discovery Brings STEM Curriculum, Professional Development to Girls Inc. Program

Discovery Education has partnered with the non-profit organization Girls Inc. to provide STEM curriculum resources and professional development to students, mentors, and teachers who participate in the Girls Inc. network, which serves about 136,000 primary and secondary students through affiliates located around North America.