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Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


Samsung Names $1 Million STEM Contest Winners

Samsung Hope for Children has named the five winners of its Solve for Tomorrow contest. They will receive in total $1 million worth of technology from Samsung, DirecTV, Microsoft, and Adobe.

Data Driven Math Instruction for the Common Core

In the midst of moving to the Common Core, one district education director shares how a technology-supported math program is getting students and teachers alike to think critically about data.

Maple 16 Adds Improved Visualizations, Algorithms

Maplesoft has released a new version of math software tool Maple, used by scientists, mathematicians, and engineers.

$1.3 Million in STEM Grants Available to Ohio Educators, Others

The Dominion Foundation, part of Dominion Resources, one of the largest energy companies in the country, is currently accepting applications for $1.3 million in grants for programs that help students studying science, technology, engineering and math.

Indiana School Adds Streaming Video to STEM Courses

Perry Central Junior-Senior High School in Leopold, ID has signed on with a streaming video service in an effort to provide a wider range of materials in its science, technology, engineering, and math classes.

MathFlow 2.0 Extends MathML 3 Support, Adds Geometry Enhancements

Educational software developer Design Science has released a major upgrade to its cross-platform MathFlow product line.

Nashville School for Girls Gets Funding Infusion for STEM Center

Efforts to bring science, technology, engineering, and math education to more girls just received a boost at a private school in Nashville, TN, which will be expanding a unique STEM program with largesse from Lenovo.

Science Competition Showcases Smart Toothbrushes and GPS Equipped Walking Sticks

A national student science competition in its 20th year of operation has announced its regional winners.

U Arizona Provides Math Training for Teachers at Underperforming Schools

One hundred and forty elementary and middle-school teachers will be able to receive professional development training in mathematics through 2013 thanks to a new project at the University of Arizona's colleges of Education and Science.

Chicago Schools Partner with Tech Companies To Develop STEM Program

Chicago students will soon have the opportunity to attend one of five Early College STEM Schools (ECSS) to develop knowledge and skills in preparation for careers in science and technology. The ECSS program has been created under a partnership agreement between Chicago Public Schools (CPS), City Colleges of Chicago (CCC), IBM, Cisco, Microsoft, Motorola Solutions, and Verizon Wireless.

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