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 PD Learning Network, which provides online professional development to K-12 educators, is partnering with 3D printer maker Dremel to provide both training and certification of completion to teachers who want to become proficient in the technology.
The Oregon-based software company released a number of free resources, including support tools like in-person workshops, webinars, video tutorials, grant opportunities and more.
Workbench, which until recently was known as CWIST, has partnered with two more education-related companies to create online communities known as "workbenches."
The digital solution includes significant enhancements that support phenomena-driven learning and STEM instruction, as well as professional development opportunities for educators.
This year's conference will feature three keynote presentations focusing on topics ranging from STEM to social justice to innovative teaching practices.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
The Dow-CH2M Smithsonian Teacher Scholar Program, designed to help teachers develop skills in science, technology, engineering and math education, will bring 34 teachers from five states to Washington, D.C., this summer to participate in professional development academies at the Smithsonian.
The latest policy update from NASBE outlines what states need to consider as they adopt standards for computer science instruction, highlighting several promising efforts.
The Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) Center's 15th annual international student underwater robotics competition will kick off June 23 at the NASA Johnson Space Center's Neutral Buoyancy Lab in Houston.
PASCO Scientific will unveil four new additions to its line of wireless sensors for STEM education at next week's ISTE conference.
The South San Francisco Unified School District is launching its first-ever Summer STEM Institute in an effort to prepare its students for professions in the 21st century.