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.


President Obama Pushes Innovation ‘Frontiers’ in STEM

The White House Frontiers Conference brings some of world’s top leaders to Pennsylvania to discuss how science and technology frontiers will help improve lives and keep Americans on the cutting edge of innovation. More than $300M in new STEM initiatives were announced at the event.

Boeing Grants Aim to Beef up STEM Ed in Washington

Three Washington state universities have been the recent recipients of new grants from Boeing for STEM initiatives.

Girls Who Code Debuts App

Girls Who Code has launched its Girls Who Code Loop app, available on iOS and Android for free. The platform serves as a community forum for questions and announcements on coding, college, jobs and internships.

University-Corporate Partnership Aims to Woo K-12 Students into Advanced Manufacturing

An Indiana university that hosts a Toyota manufacturing education program expects to see a boost in admissions with a new marketing partnership the auto company has formed with an online STEM hub.

Partnership Continues to Support Girls in Computer Science

Dell has donated $40,000 and additional support to Girls Who Code, in an effort to improve and expand school programs that teach computer science to girls.

Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards Now Accepting Entries

Vernier and the National Science Teachers Association have opened applications for their annual technology awards.

Boston Public Schools Holds Immersive STEM Event for Middle Schools

Boston Public Schools has wrapped its first Boston STEM Week, an immersive science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning experience for grades 6 through 8 that took place from October 3 to 7.

Siemens Expands STEM Middle-Skill Initiative

The Siemens Foundation has added two new partners to its STEM Middle-Skill Initiative, which aims to support the development of middle school students' skills in science, technology, engineering and math.

Learning.com Launches National Coding Competition

To support the national Computer Science for All intiative, Learning.com has launched the first annual Code-a-Thon, a nationwide coding competition for elementary and middle school students.

NSTA, Northrop Grumman Open Applications for Teachers Academy

The Northrop Grumman Foundation Teachers Academy is now accepting applications to its second annual professional development program for middle school science, engineering and technology teachers.

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