STEM/STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and the Arts

Here you'll find articles and resources for STEM+Arts education, also known as STEAM. Topics include science, technology, engineering, math and arts education and range from research reports to feature articles to profiles of makerspaces to news about new STEAM and STEAM initiatives in schools.


Project Catalogs, Creates Apps for Special Education

Special education educators now have access to a math-learning app, as part of an online catalog of apps for students in special education.

Cornell Middle School STEM Program is for the Birds

Sometimes STEM is for the birds. That's what middle schoolers learned during a set of free workshops run this summer by Cornell University.

Virginia Tech Facility Offers STEM Training for Teachers, Students

Virginia Tech is providing hands-on STEM training to both teachers and students with a new learning environment that is part lab, part makerspace and part classroom.

Broadcom Foundation Announces Middle School STEM Competition Semifinalists

The Broadcom Foundation and the Society for Science & the Public have selected 300 semifinalists in the sixth annual Broadcom MASTERS — a prestigious science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) competition for middle school students.

Mars Bus Rolls Into Bay Area

With Generation Beyond's Mars Bus, students can take a virtual reality tour of Mars.

San Francisco, Oakland Schools Expand Computer Science With $8.5 Million Salesforce Donation

Salesforce is continuing its partnership with San Francisco Unified School District and forming a new partnership with Oakland Unified School District. The company is donating $8.5 million and providing volunteers to help expand computer science education within both districts.

Destination Imagination Launches Annual Challenge Program

The school year-long competition is intended to supply students from kindergarten to university level with skills to survive in the 21st century economy and workforce.

Charter STEM Schools Growing in Nevada

Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas (CASLV) is a free public charter school that emphasizes science, technology and math. Coral Academy's students take college-prep courses with an emphasis on advanced placement classes and compete in numerous engineering and science fairs, robotics tournaments and math and science contests, regionally and nationally.

Gaming Startup Deploys STEM Initiatives in 223 Schools

GameSalad has introduced its STEM-based education initiatives, reaching more than 6,700 students.

3 Game Design Tools to Inspire Learning

From drag-and-drop programming to scripting language, these top apps and games are great for a range of learners. Students will not only exercise their design-thinking muscles, they'll also learn valuable coding and engineering principles.

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