The UTeach Institute, a teacher preparation organization launched by the University of Texas at Austin, has partnered with Verizon to launch a program designed to help aspiring teachers use mobile devices to encourage student learning and interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Students in grades 6 through 10 spent time coming up with concepts for education technology as part of a free Microsoft-sponsored workshop held recently in Silicon Valley.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
The National Center for Women and Information Technology is now accepting proposals for its 2014 NCWIT AspireIT program.
Winning 3D designs provide new ways to teach math skills.
Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart in Bellevue, WA is celebrating Computer Science Education Week (December 9 to 15) by participating in the Hour of Code.
Dell has announced nearly $2.4 million in grants to 26 organizations across the country as part of its Powering the Possible for Communities Youth Learning Initiative and 2020 Legacy of Good Plan. The grants are intended to help close the learning gap for underserved youth.
Twenty-six teachers at Detroit Public Schools will have funding for science, technology, engineering and math projects thanks to $35,000 in grants.
STEM Central, as website housing more than 3,000 links to STEM-related resources, has upgraded its site to include tools that allow teachers to evaluate and rank resources and add their own links.
An education futurist shares his favorite software and hardware to help teach the NGSS.
- By David D Thornburg
The University of California, San Diego's San Diego Supercomputer Center has partnered with local middle schools on a series of computer science workshops designed to get more female and minority students interested in computing.