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Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


Sally Ride Science Academy Debuts Online STEM Professional Development Program

To help educators effectively teach a STEM-based curriculum in the classroom, the Sally Ride Science Academy has launched an online professional development training program.

Hagerstown Community College, Washington County Schools Partner on STEMM Ed

Hagerstown Community College and Washington County Public Schools in Hagerstown, MD have partnered to launch a new STEMM Technical Middle College.

Alabama State U and Tuskegee University To Teach STEM in Alabama Schools

Alabama State University and Tuskegee University are joint recipients of a National Science Foundation grant to fund a three-year program to teach science, technology, engineering, and math courses and information and communication technology to students in Montgomery Public Schools and Macon County Schools.

ISTE and HP Expand Free Teacher Training in Catalyst Academy Mini-Courses

Intercultural understanding through digital exchanges, a crash course on games for learning, and using mobile apps to convert students into "citizen scientists" are three of the topics that will make up the latest round of "mini courses" offered through HP's free Catalyst Academy.

Texas STEM Camps Get Funding Boost

Twenty universities and colleges in Texas are offering summer-time STEM camps to students, thanks to the annual largesse of a state agency in charge of workforce development.

UK Puts Programming Front and Center in Revamped Computing Curriculum

While the United States has been treading through its Common Core revamp of English/language arts and math curriculum, the United Kingdom has been revamping its curriculum too. That update includes a revision of technology-related studies to put a stronger emphasis on "high level technical skills," including giving teachers more say in what and how to teach and pushing for programming lessons at a young age.

NYU-Poly Launches #STEMNow To Jumpstart Conversation about STEM Education

The Polytechnic Institute of New York University has launched #STEMNow, a campaign designed to spark a national conversation about science, technology, engineering, and math education and to highlight 16 summer programs at the school.

Student-Built Underwater Camera Documents Sea Life In Antarctic Waters

Under the direction of their teacher, who had been sent to Antarctica as part of the National Science Foundation-funded Polar Teachers and Educators Exploring and Collaborating program under the Arctic Research Consortium of the United States, four students have built an underwater camera device for studying several species of fish in Antarctic Peninsula.

2013 National STEM Video Game Challenge Winners Selected

The Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop and E-Line Media have named the 16 winners of the 2013 National STEM Video Game Challenge.

NC's Elkin City Schools Adopts STEAM (STEM with Arts)

A North Carolina school district -- the first in the state -- has decided to become a "STEAM" school system. The decision at Elkin City Schools will be applied to preK-12 classes.

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