Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

Schools with Advanced Science Students Get Accelerated Pathways Advice

The organization behind the Next Generation Science Standards has developed a guide to help schools compress the timeframe in which science courses can be taught.

Sally Ride STEM Program Moves to UC San Diego

In a new agreement the STEM education company created by America's first female astronaut has become an official part of the institution under a new multidisciplinary program that intends to continue its educational mission of inspiring K-12 students in science, technology, engineering and math, with a special emphasis on reaching out to girls and other under-represented groups of kids.

GameSalad To Launch Updated Game Development Program for K-12

GameSalad will launch an updated version of its GameSalad for Education program with an improved curriculum.

Pasadena USD Adopts Digital Curriculum for STEM

The Pasadena Unified School District has adopted a digital STEM curriculum designed specifically to meet the needs of the California Next Generation Science Standards.

Amgen Beefs up Biotech STEM Program with $4 Million

The Amgen Foundation is expanding its Amgen Biotech Experience program with additional funding of more than $4 million in an effort to expand the science program to an additional 1,000 teachers and 150,000 students in the United States and elsewhere.

Robotics Competition for Elementary Students Opens

Wonder Workshop is launching a new robotics competition for students aged 6 to 11.

UC Davis' Free C-STEM Studio Teaches K-12 Robotics and Computing

K-12 STEM teachers now have a new, free resource to help their students learn math, coding and robotics

Ucodemy Launches Coding Ed Tool

Ucodemy, a company that provides resources for computer science education, has launched Itch, a version of Scratch with ready-to-use lessons.

15-Year-Old Florida Girl Wins Young Scientist Challenge

Hannah Herbst, a 15-year-old grade 9 student from Florida Atlantic University High School, has been awarded the title of "America's Top Young Scientist" and a cash prize of $25,000 for winning the 2015 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge.

Tennessee Makes Online STEM Career Curriculum Available to all Middle Schools

The Tennessee STEM Innovation Network, a public-private partnership between the Tennessee Department of Education and Battelle Education, has secured legislative support to make a supplemental science, technology, engineering and math career awareness curriculum available to all middle schools in the state at no cost.