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.
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.
Pitsco Education and zSpace have teamed up to introduce STEM Expeditions, a VR software and curricula that teach STEM topics to students in grades 7–9.
California’s largest STEM symposium starts Sunday at the Anaheim Convention Center. About 3,000 educators and advocates of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are expected during the fourth annual California STEM Symposium, which runs Sunday through Tuesday, Oct. 11.
Knox Middle School of San Diego Unified School District has received a $5,000 Barona Education Grant to develop an "innovative robotics program."
In an effort to increase the technology talent pipeline in Montana, Big Sky Code Academy will expand professional development opportunities to educators through local district partnerships with Code.org.
Indiana-based Purdue University is working with Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) to build a STEM-focused, charter high school. Purdue Polytechnic High School is scheduled to open next year and it now accepting applications for enrollment.
A new report from the Education Commission of the States examines the Utah STEM Action Center’s success in researching and implementing STEM policy and offers key practices for other policymakers.
The governor of California signed a bill that aligns with President Obama’s Computer Science for All Initiative, initiating a three-year planning process to bring coding curricula to every grade in California’s public schools.
Middle schools across the county are invited to enter the 2016-17 “Let It Grow” earth science contest, which will award six schools agricultural grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000.