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.
The Broadcom Foundation and the Society for Science & the Public have selected 300 semifinalists in the sixth annual Broadcom MASTERS — a prestigious science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) competition for middle school students.
Virginia Tech is providing hands-on STEM training to both teachers and students with a new learning environment that is part lab, part makerspace and part classroom.
With Generation Beyond's Mars Bus, students can take a virtual reality tour of Mars.
Salesforce is continuing its partnership with San Francisco Unified School District and forming a new partnership with Oakland Unified School District. The company is donating $8.5 million and providing volunteers to help expand computer science education within both districts.
The school year-long competition is intended to supply students from kindergarten to university level with skills to survive in the 21st century economy and workforce.
Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas (CASLV) is a free public charter school that emphasizes science, technology and math. Coral Academy's students take college-prep courses with an emphasis on advanced placement classes and compete in numerous engineering and science fairs, robotics tournaments and math and science contests, regionally and nationally.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
GameSalad has introduced its STEM-based education initiatives, reaching more than 6,700 students.
This year's event is coming up on a crucial deadline: All individual and student teams need to have their research reports and related materials turned in by Sept. 20.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
From drag-and-drop programming to scripting language, these top apps and games are great for a range of learners. Students will not only exercise their design-thinking muscles, they'll also learn valuable coding and engineering principles.
- By Emily Major
The IDEA Public Schools charter network plans to build a health professions school in Austin, for students in pre-K–12, to address the need for primary care doctors in Texas.