Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


Virginia Space Grant Consortium To Use Krucible for STEM Education

The Virginia Space Grant Consortium will use idoodlesoftware's Krucible in its NASA-based educational program for Virginia high school students.

Nao STEM Available for U.S. High Schools

Nao STEM, Aldebaran's humanoid robot for STEM education, is now available for use in community colleges and high schools in the United States.

International BioGENEius Winners Selected

Prathana Dalal of Shawnee Mission East High School in Leawood, KA has won the International BioGENEius Challenge.

Sokikom Unveils MMO Social Learning Math Game

Sokikom has launched a massively multiplayer online math game, also called Sokikom, for students in grades 1 through 6.

NI Updates Programming Environment for High School STEM Courses

National Instruments has updated its graphical drag and drop programming environment specifically for use in K-12 science and engineering classes.

Study Finds SciPacks Increase Teacher, Student Science Comprehension

A study conducted by Edvantia found that teachers using the National Science Teachers Association's SciPacks professional development tool increased their own content knowledge and improved student learning.

This Is Not Your Father's Tech Plan

Experts now say that when it comes to crafting successful plans for STEM funding, short-term and piecemeal are out, while long-term and strategic are in.

i3 Grant Program Opens with New Priorities for 2011

The Investing in Innovation (i3) grant program for schools has received a major facelift. Based on "substantial feedback from prior applicants and other stakeholders," the United States Department of Education has revamped the rules and made it easier for schools to obtain matching funds.

Fedora 15 Adds Cloud Deployment Builder, GNOME 3 Desktop, Robotics Suite

The Fedora Project has released an update to its flagship Linux-based operating system, Fedora 15.

Castle Rock Research Launches Mobile Homework App

Castle Rock Research has launched Motuto, a mobile homework assistance app for iOS devices.

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