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.


Gaming Startup Deploys STEM Initiatives in 223 Schools

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

High School Researchers Vie for Scholarships in Siemens Math, Science, Tech Competition

This year's event is coming up on a crucial deadline: All individual and student teams need to have their research reports and related materials turned in by Sept. 20.

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.

Charter School Network Unveils First Health Professions School

The IDEA Public Schools charter network plans to build a health professions school in Austin, for students in pre-K–12, to address the need for primary care doctors in Texas.

Open Courses Focus on Engaging Girls in STEM Fields

Canvas Network released a series of MOOCs that introduce girls to various STEM topics and educate teachers and parents on how they can support girls who are interested in STEM careers.

Future Farmers Get Online Career Guidance

A national organization that works with the future farmers of America has teamed up with Discovery Education to launch a website to help students learn more about careers in agriculture.

High School Students Receive Free Access to Developer Tools

Embarcadero Technologies has opened up its software development tools to publicly funded higher ed institutions and high schools.

Startup Receives Federal Grant to Expand Minecraft Student Reach

Minecraft just received another education boost. An ed tech startup that encourages students to build their own mods for the popular online virtual world game has received a second grant from the National Science Foundation that will enable it to continue development of its coding environment for novice programmers.

MyStemKits Releases Library of 3D Printing Projects

The library features nearly 100 kits that offer standards-aligned projects for K–12 classrooms.

Cyber Patriot Adds American Military U Support

American Military University has become the newest sponsor of the Air Force Association's CyberPatriot STEM program.

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