Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


High School Students Visit CSAIL at MIT for Hour of Code Event

The Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) held its second annual Hour of Code event on Friday, December 11, with 150 students from local high schools participating.

Texas Interscholastic League Eyes Expansion of Robotics for High Schoolers

The University Interscholastic League is testing out the addition of a robotics program for high schools in the state of Texas.

Elizabeth Forward Middle School Taps Carnegie Mellon U for Interactive Energy Labs

Elizabeth Forward Middle School has teamed with Carnegie Mellon University and a private partner to develop novel interactive tools to teach students about energy.

Ohio Students Hack Health and Wellness in 12-Week Coding Contest

AT&T and Franklin University have partnered to promote computer science education with CBusStudentHack Coding for Community: Health and Wellness, a 12-week computer programming contest for central Ohio-area high school students.

Rochester Institute of Tech's Women in Computing To Share Coding Experiences with High School Students

Four members of the Rochester Institute of Technology Women in Computing group will encourage middle and high school girls in events held during Computer Science Education Week.

Stratford School Promotes Coding Concepts for Youngest Students

As Hour of Code ramps up across classrooms around the world, a private system of California schools said it would be running coding events in all of its elementary and middle school grades, from grades pre-K-8.

Blended Learning, Professional Development Make Gains in ESEA Overhaul

In a shift away from policies enacted with NCLB, Congress' latest rewrite of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act puts some distance between the federal government and local schools. It also creates $1.65 billion in "enrichment" grants for tech-related education programs, including blended learning, STEM education and teacher professional development.

California College Hosts Event for Girls in STEAM

Sierra College in the Sacramento suburb of Rocklin held the third annual Nontraditional Employment for Women (NEW) event.

Carnegie Mellon and Disney Create Robot Design Program for Novices

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Disney Research have come up with an interactive design system that lets "casual users" create 3D-printable robotic creatures.

San Antonio District Lands Grant to Expand Engineering Education

A $34,000 grant from Raytheon helped 25 teachers learn more about how to teach engineering concepts to elementary school students.

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