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.


Canvas Forges Partnerships to Bring New Content to K–12 Classrooms

Canvas, the online learning management system by Instructure, is partnering with several standards-aligned content providers to enable teachers to easily pull content into their classrooms.

North Carolina District Chooses Hybrid Textbook for Physics Classes

As a step toward meeting one of its strategic priorities, a major district in North Carolina has adopted a hybrid solution for its physics curriculum.

NAEP Science Scores: Younger Students Rack up Gains; Not So Seniors

The Nation's Report Card for science is in, and scores have shown improvement, at least for grades 4 and 8, if not grade 12.

Active Learning Day Promoted Hands-on STEM Ed

Active Learning Day was the culmination of an effort by several education organizations and the White House to promote student participation in hands-on activities that would help them learn STEM subjects.

National Math Teachers Council Warns of OER Risks

The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) released a statement last week warning of the risks involved in relying too heavily on open educational resources, or OER.

Kid Science Advisors Talk STEM at White House

At the White House earlier this month, select K–12 students offered their best advice for improving STEM education in the United States.

Triseum Unveils 3D Game That Teaches Calculus

A Texas-based education gaming company founded through the LIVE Lab at Texas A&M University unveiled a new game focused on calculus at Educause 2016.

Solar Energy Kit Recognized as a Top New Product

The KidWind Solar Energy Exploration Kit and the Investigating Solar Energy lab book have led Vernier Software & Technology to win another award from Tech & Learning.

GEMS Education and Carnegie Mellon University Partner to Create STEM and Robotics Labs

GEMS Education and Carnegie Mellon University’s CREATE Lab (Community Robotics, Education and Technology Empowerment Lab) are collaborating to develop a STEM-based learning laboratory and robotics curricula for pre-K–12 students worldwide.

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