Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

Indiana School Adds Streaming Video to STEM Courses

Perry Central Junior-Senior High School in Leopold, ID has signed on with a streaming video service in an effort to provide a wider range of materials in its science, technology, engineering, and math classes.

MathFlow 2.0 Extends MathML 3 Support, Adds Geometry Enhancements

Educational software developer Design Science has released a major upgrade to its cross-platform MathFlow product line.

Nashville School for Girls Gets Funding Infusion for STEM Center

Efforts to bring science, technology, engineering, and math education to more girls just received a boost at a private school in Nashville, TN, which will be expanding a unique STEM program with largesse from Lenovo.

Science Competition Showcases Smart Toothbrushes and GPS Equipped Walking Sticks

A national student science competition in its 20th year of operation has announced its regional winners.

U Arizona Provides Math Training for Teachers at Underperforming Schools

One hundred and forty elementary and middle-school teachers will be able to receive professional development training in mathematics through 2013 thanks to a new project at the University of Arizona's colleges of Education and Science.

Chicago Schools Partner with Tech Companies To Develop STEM Program

Chicago students will soon have the opportunity to attend one of five Early College STEM Schools (ECSS) to develop knowledge and skills in preparation for careers in science and technology. The ECSS program has been created under a partnership agreement between Chicago Public Schools (CPS), City Colleges of Chicago (CCC), IBM, Cisco, Microsoft, Motorola Solutions, and Verizon Wireless.

Developing Science Concept Mastery on a Budget

With the right tools, students can experience science in a meaningful way, while being challenged and engaged. Erika Fosgreen, accelerated program coordinator at Imagine Rosefield and Imagine Prep Surprise in Arizona, shares her experience doing just that.

Google Seeks Entrants for Global Science Fair

Google is seeking entries for the second annual Google Science Fair through April 1.

Alabama STEM Initiative Produces Math, Science Gains

The National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance has released a report looking at the Alabama Math, Science, and Technology Initiative (AMSTI).

STEM Partnership School Receives Additional Support from Industry

The STEM Partnership School has received $1 million in funding to support its goal of promoting science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The school, located at Aurora University, will eventually cater to elementary and middle school students and serve as an immersive training ground for Aurora U undergraduate and graduate students.