Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


Autodesk Debuts Free Maker Platform for Classrooms

Autodesk has launched Project Ignite, a free open learning platform designed to give students hands-on design experience in areas such as 3D printing and electronics.

Report: 6 of 10 Millennials Have 'Low' Technology Skills

American millennials may be the first generation that grew up with computers and Internet access, but all that time spent glued to a small screen hasn't translated to technology competence, according to a research project that analyzed data from an assessment of adult competencies that tests cognitive and workplace skills.

Florida Students Wrap Up School Year With STEM Projects

More than 200 middle-school students in Sarasota County, FL wrapped up their school year by designing drinkware, developing a space capsule prototype and vying against teams in a robot competition.

STEM Funders Network Launches STEM Ecosystem Initiative

The STEM Funders Network has launched a new initiative designed to help create communities of practice supporting science, technology, engineering and math.

Rochester Institute of Tech Grant Aims To Improve STEM Equity for Middle, High School Students

An associate professor of engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology in New York has been awarded a $25,000 grant for an initiative to increase the number of African American males participating in science, technology, engineering and math fields.

Startup Markets DIY STEM Projects for Kids

A new startup is providing easy-to-make electronics kits designed to help children between the ages of 5 and 12 make things and, in the process, expand their STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) skills.

UC San Diego Develops Sustainable Computer Science Courses for K-12

The San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego is launching a three-year initiative to help three school districts in the region keep their computer science courses up-to-date with rapid changes in technology.

York County Schools Hosts Middle School Codeathon

Virginia's York County School Division hosted its third annual "codeathon" Saturday, an event designed to entice students into computer science and technology fields.

Chicago Students Build Virtual Alternative Energy Vehicles After School

A group of middle-school students at Chase Elementary School in Chicago spent 10 weeks building virtual alternative energy vehicles after school.

Private Girls School Revamps STEM and Media Spaces

A private school for girls in Los Angeles recently converted classrooms into spaces intended to improve delivery of STEM education and media-related work.

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