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.
The Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) Center's 15th annual international student underwater robotics competition will kick off June 23 at the NASA Johnson Space Center's Neutral Buoyancy Lab in Houston.
PASCO Scientific will unveil four new additions to its line of wireless sensors for STEM education at next week's ISTE conference.
The South San Francisco Unified School District is launching its first-ever Summer STEM Institute in an effort to prepare its students for professions in the 21st century.
Aiming to increase access and exposure to computer science (CS) education, the Google CS First program announced that it will open free coding clubs at 26 public libraries in New York.
RobotLAB will announce a new robotics curriculum for K-12 during the ISTE 2016 conference taking place next week in Denver.
President Obama has proclaimed this week a National Week of Making, unveiling a number of new initiatives, including a project involving more than 1,400 schools, almost 1 million students and all 50 of the United States.
Alexis D’Alessandro of Half Hollow Hills High School West in New York and Megha Vyakaranam of Independence High School in Texas have won Ricoh’s 12th annual Sustainable Development Awards at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) 2016. Their combined prize was $25,000 in scholarships.
Arkansas is spending $400,000 to offer an online program for middle school students around the state, according to the Associated Press. The program is aimed at raising interest in computer science and other science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers.
Shortly, the National PTA will be cranking up a STEM initiative first announced last fall.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
STEM is at the top of the menu for this year's ISTE conference and exposition, taking place in Denver June 26-29. Three keynoters will hit the topics of STEM and STEAM from quite diverse directions.
- By Dian Schaffhauser