Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


5 Fundamental Apps for STEAM Classrooms

Common Sense Media’s service Graphite, which offers independent ratings and reviews of learning apps and websites, has compiled this list of apps that every STEAM classroom must have.

California Reports First Common Core Assessment Scores

Statewide in all grades, 44 percent of students met or exceeded the English language arts standard and 33 percent met or exceeded the math standard. Despite the apparently low scores, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson urged caution in interpreting the results.

3M, DoSomething.org Partner on STEM Equity Game

3M and DoSomething.org have partnered for the second year on Science Sleuth, a campaign designed to increase interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields among girls.

STEM Alliances Forge Community of Practice

STEM Ecosystems recently announced its first cohort — a group of 27 regional science, technology, engineering and math programs that will make up a community of practice with the hope of amplifying their work.

New App Gives Parents Real-Time Updates on Students' Math Progress

Optimized for iPhone and Android smartphones, Tabtor Parent Insights was created to help parents gain insights into their child’s performance and daily engagement with Tabtor Math, a tutoring program that delivers personalized teaching via iPads and Android tablets.

Pennsylvania Students Build 3D Printers

Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School students participated in weeklong workshops in which they built their own 3D printers.

Research: Iterative Decision-Making Improves Critical Thinking

Want to help your students improve their critical thinking? Then give them opportunities to make decisions during your lab exercises.

Motorola Foundation Funds Florida STEM Projects

For the fifth year, the Motorola Solutions Foundations will fund STEM projects in Florida school districts, having spent $200,000 over the previous four years.

Vernier Offers Free Data-Collection Technology Workshops

The 36 workshops around the country this fall are designed to help STEM educators integrate data-collection technology into their classes.

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