Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

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.

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.

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.