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.


Report: Students Want Hands-On, Real-World STEM Education

The new research also found that teachers are a major influence to students in STEM education.

Sally Ride Science Junior Academy Lands $30,000 Grant for Scholarships

Sally Ride @ UC San Diego has received a $30,000 grant that will allow it to give scholarships to middle and high school girls attending the Sally Ride Science Junior Academy.

Invention and Entrepreneurship Programs for K–12 Students Nationwide

A “Shark-Tank” for kids and young adults, the STEMIE Coalition aims to teach invention and startup skills

Tufts U to Host Lego Learning Symposium for K-12 Educators

Tufts University is partnering with Lego to host a two-day event where teachers can share best practices for using Legos in literacy, science, technology, engineering and math education.

Nevada Schools to Pilot New Game-Based STEAM Platform

Planet3, a year-old company that has developed a new digital platform intended to use the Earth as a "living laboratory" will undergo pilot testing at 25 middle schools in six school districts in Nevada this fall as part of an early adopter pilot program.

Groovy Lab in a Box Partners with Popular Mechanics on STEM Kits

Groovy Lab in a Box, provider of STEM kits for students aged eight years and older, has partnered with Popular Mechanics to release a series of Popular Mechanics boxes.

Report: Where's the 'Computer Science' in STEM?

According to the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, a non-profit science and technology think tank, while there's a certain "groundswell of interest" in CS in the United States, it's still not enough to address the high demand for skilled workers among employers.

High School Teachers Learning How To Add Genetics and Genomes to the Classroom

A series of grants is enabling a non-profit organization focused on genetics (the study of heredity) and genomics (the study of genes) to expand coverage of those subjects in American high schools.

Pitsco Debuts Cross-Curricular STEM Expeditions

Pitsco Education has launched STEM Expeditions, a cloud-based cross-curricular program designed to use technology and active learning to promote science inquiry, math practice and engineering design principles.

Itron Debuts New STEM Curriculum on Energy, Water Conservation

Itron, a company that provides technology and services to improve energy and water use efficiency, has launched an interactive science, technology engineering and math curriculum in an effort to improve energy and water use literacy, encourage conservation and inspire innovation.

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