Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


Texas Schools Adopt Discovery's Digital Textbook

Schools across Texas will go digital as they move from traditional textbooks to an electronic version.

New Dimension Media To Launch Streaming STEM Resources in January

New Dimension Media will release in January a streaming media program with curriculum material focusing exclusively on the areas of science, technology, engineering, and math.

Data Analytics Tech Opportunities on the Rise

Students interested in a fruitful career as developers have ripe opportunities right now in the fields of data analytics, mobile, cloud, and social business, according to a new report focused on short-term technology trends.

NEA Adds Algebra Coaching Service for Members

A service being tried out by a handful of districts that puts algebra teachers in touch with coaches online for real-time professional development sessions has a new group of test pilots.

The Aldebaran NAO robot in a high school classroom

Humanoid Robots: STEM Vehicles Today, Classroom Assistants Tomorrow

If humanoid robots are ever to succeed as classroom assistants, they have to be stable, agile, and programmable--but above all, said Bruno Maisonnier, they have to be cute.

Stanford Teacher Ed Program To Help Recruit 230 STEM Teachers

The Stanford Teacher Education Program has agreed to recruit and prepare 230 top-notch science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) K-12 teachers over the next five years through its elementary and secondary teacher preparation programs.

NASA Opens 2011 School Science Competitions

NASA has opened two national science competitions, one for students in grades 5 through 9 and one for students in high school. Both competitions challenge students to tackle microgravity through hands-on science projects.

YouTube's Space Lab To Blast Teens' Ideas into Space

A consortium of private companies and government space agencies is banding together in a worldwide educational venture being sparked by Google to inspire students to study space.

High School Network Security Contest Signup Deadline Nears

The registration deadline for CyberPatriot IV, a national high school cyber defense competition in which students are given computer threat scenarios and asked to defend their networks from attack, is Saturday, October 8.

Conrad Foundation Sponsors Spirit of Innovation Challenge To Promote STEM Learning

The Conrad Foundation has launched the 2011-2012 Spirit of Innovation Challenge to encourage students to embrace science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) learning to solve global issues.

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  • Thought Leadership | The Changing Landscape of IT Delivery and Consumption in Education PDF Screenshot

    Hear from Thought Leaders in both higher education and K-12 about their thoughts on how the cloud is altering the IT infrastructure in education, changing the way schools deliver and consume IT services. At the center of this new infrastructure is the network. No longer just "plumbing" in the infrastructure, the network is now a strategic asset. As more and more IT functions, including software and platforms, are offered as a cloud service, the network infrastructure that securely and reliably enables the consumption of these services becomes increasingly important. So how does this look in real-world environments? Campus Technology and T.H.E. Journal spoke with a panel of education technology experts to get their insight. Read more...