Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

Silicon Valley Students Concoct Ed Tech Concepts in Invention Workshop

Students in grades 6 through 10 spent time coming up with concepts for education technology as part of a free Microsoft-sponsored workshop held recently in Silicon Valley.

UTeach Launches Initiative To Improve STEM Ed with Mobile Technology

The UTeach Institute, a teacher preparation organization launched by the University of Texas at Austin, has partnered with Verizon to launch a program designed to help aspiring teachers use mobile devices to encourage student learning and interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

National Center for Women and IT Accepting Grant Proposals for Middle School Outreach Programs

The National Center for Women and Information Technology is now accepting proposals for its 2014 NCWIT AspireIT program.

MakerBot Thingiverse Names Winners of Math Manipulative Challenge

Winning 3D designs provide new ways to teach math skills.

Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart's Hour of Code

Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart in Bellevue, WA is celebrating Computer Science Education Week (December 9 to 15) by participating in the Hour of Code.

Dell Grants $2.4 Million for Youth Learning, STEM Education, ICT Skills Training

Dell has announced nearly $2.4 million in grants to 26 organizations across the country as part of its Powering the Possible for Communities Youth Learning Initiative and 2020 Legacy of Good Plan. The grants are intended to help close the learning gap for underserved youth.

Detroit Public Schools Receives $35,000 for STEM Ed Projects

Twenty-six teachers at Detroit Public Schools will have funding for science, technology, engineering and math projects thanks to $35,000 in grants.

STEM Site Adds Tools for Evaluating STEM Resources

STEM Central, as website housing more than 3,000 links to STEM-related resources, has upgraded its site to include tools that allow teachers to evaluate and rank resources and add their own links.

San Diego Supercomputer Center Launches Computer Science Workshops for Middle School Students

The University of California, San Diego's San Diego Supercomputer Center has partnered with local middle schools on a series of computer science workshops designed to get more female and minority students interested in computing.

5 Tech Tools for the Next Generation Science Standards

An education futurist shares his favorite software and hardware to help teach the NGSS.