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.
CompTIA Director of Corporate Communications Steve Ostrowski talks about a new study that looks at why girls lose interest in tech careers beginning in high school, and offers advice for what educators can do to boost girls' interest in STEM.
Delaware's Department of Health and Social Services formed a team for Million Women Mentors and set a goal of 2,000 STEM mentors pledged by 2019.
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.
Three Washington state universities have been the recent recipients of new grants from Boeing for STEM initiatives.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
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.
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.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
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 and the National Science Teachers Association have opened applications for their annual technology awards.
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.
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.