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Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


Free Game Design Curriculum Invades Math Classes

A long-tested curriculum for middle schoolers that blends algebra and geometry concepts with the programming of games is getting a new boost.

Wind Energy Contest Picks Middle and High School Winners

After 35 teams, consisting of middle and high school students, built and tested handcrafted wind turbines, KidWind has picked the winners of its national challenge, designed to increase awareness and interest in clean energy engineering.

The Maker Movement Conquers the Classroom

A hands-on approach to STEM engages students, but how does project-based learning connect with standardized testing?

New K-6 Math Software Focuses on Home Use

"Big three" publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) has released an online math resource designed for home use, built on its K-6 software program, Go Math.

FIRST Teams with Tableau To Bring Data Analytics to Robot Competitions

The FIRST Robotics Competition is teaming up with Tableau Software to expose students to the latter's data analytics  software, also named Tableau.

Algebra Nation To Add Teacher Training

The Lastinger Center for Learning just received a $250,000 grant to build a teacher network for Algebra Nation.

Teachers Honored for the Innovative Use of Tech in Science Ed

Friction, rocketry and alternative energy are some of the projects undertaken by the latest crop of teachers who have been named winners in an annual competition put on by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and Vernier, a company that sells scientific equipment for teachers.

Tech Talent South Offers Tuition Matching for Teachers Learning To Code

Tech Talent South, an Atlanta-based company that provides entry-level Web development and coding education, has launched news initiatives designed to get teachers and women involved in the technology community.

Digitalis Unveils Portable Planetarium

Digitalis Education Solutions has launched a portable planetarium, the Digitarium Iota, that it's claiming is the smallest available.

Wildlife Acoustics Introduces Bat Detector

The Echo Meter Touch is a key-fob-sized, ultrasonic module that plugs into an iPhone or iPad and works with a free app to allow students to listen to and record bats in real time.

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