Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

MIND Brings Math Software to iPad, Android

Non-profit MIND Research Institute is expanding its ST Math onto major mobile platforms.

Students Prepare Rockets for NASA-Boosted Mile-High Launch

More than 500 middle school, high school, and college students will test their rocket prowess as part of a special NASA program.

MIT STEM Workshop Demos Free Math and Science Curriculum

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology recently hosted a workshop on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education that included a demonstration of a university project to create STEM focused videos that can be freely used in high school classes.

Online Classes Accelerate Math for Middle Schoolers, Research Finds

Eighth-graders who take an online Algebra I course score higher on end-of-year algebra assessments than other students who take the standard instructor-led math program offered by their schools and are twice as likely to follow an advanced course sequence in high school as their peers.

Educators Look for Resources, New Programs Amid STEM Push

Districts, schools, and individual educators are struggling to keep up with new emphases on science, technology, engineering, and math education. Resources and partnerships are available to those who know where to look.

University Department Chairs See Need for Improved K-12 STEM Curriculum

Improving the STEM curriculum is the single most important thing K-12 schools can do to prepare students for college. That's according to a new survey that polled department chairs at 200 research universities across the United States. In fact, more than three times the number of participants cited the need to improve K-12 curriculum over the need to improve STEM teacher preparation and training as the critical factor in preparing students for college.

Army Research Lab Sponsors STEM Workshop for Girls

A group of female high school students will have the chance to meet numerous women in STEM fields during an upcoming daylong workshop taking place Dec. 1. The Young Women in Science and Engineering College and Career Workshop is the brainchild of a senior research scientist from the United States Army who wanted to make sure her daughter and other students could interact with professionals in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers.

Cleveland Schools Awarded $700,000 To Boost STEM Learning

Students in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District will have more opportunities to engage in learning about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) after the district was awarded $700,000 by the KeyBank Foundation.

Texas Schools Adopt Discovery's Digital Textbook

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

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.