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


Hack Club!

High school students have started taking charge of their own computer science education. One of them, an 18-year-old who was named to Forbes' "30 Under 30" list for 2016, has helped to create a network of "Hack Clubs" that have spread to 16 states so far. The purpose: to get kids coding regardless of background or prior technical knowledge.

To Parents, 'STEM Careers' Doesn't Mean Teaching; It Means Engineering

A new survey by Harris Poll of 644 parents of children under 18 living in the household found that only 9 percent said they would encourage their kids to become teachers of science, technology, engineering or math.

Texas A&M Student Competition Tackles Issues in K-12 STEM Ed

Texas A&M University recently held Aggies Invent, a two-day initiative set to go nation-wide that, this year, asked students to come up with solutions to challenges in K-12 STEM education.

Dremel Launches 3D Printing Ecosystem

Dremel, a company generally known for manufacturing tools, has developed a STEM education program to integrate 3D printing into the classroom.

Samsung Drills into STEM and Teamwork

Computer-maker Samsung Electronics has teamed up with two education technology companies to make systems especially targeted for STEM and collaborative learning scenarios.

Vernier Unveils Sensor Interface for Multiple Devices

Vernier has launched LabQuest Stream, a sensor interface with wireless and USB connectivity designed for use with multiple devices, including Chromebooks, PCs and mobile devices, in STEM classrooms.

President Calls on Country to Deliver CS Education to All Students

President Obama said he wants to see a stronger commitment to computer science in American schools, and he's laid out a new initiative to make that a reality.

Stratasys Debuts 3D Printing Modules for Middle and High Schools

Stratasys has introduced seven 3D printing education modules for middle and high schools. The company will release the modules between January 2016 and the end of the school year.

Minnesota ED Taps Partner To Enhance STEM Ed

The Minnesota Department of Education has selected a partner to provide an online learning platform and technology curriculum for STEM education in 200 high schools across the state.

mISSion imaginaTIon Challenges Students To Solve Space Travel Problems

A quiz and a challenge from NASA and Texas Instruments will let middle and high school students come up with solutions to problems involved with long-term space travel.

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