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.


Cyber Patriot Adds American Military U Support

American Military University has become the newest sponsor of the Air Force Association's CyberPatriot STEM program.

National Science Teachers Association Release Back-to-School Resources for Parents

The NSTA is offering free resources for parents to support their students in science learning.

Lexus Launches Tenth Annual Eco Challenge

The program utilizes project-based learning to teach students about environmental issues, while competing for prizes and scholarships.

Wyoming and New Hampshire Teachers ‘Ramp’ Up STEM Expertise

Teachers completed a 10-day intensive summer program, led by the University of Wyoming, that taught project-based STEM.

Company Fails to Return Test Scores for 200,000 Nevada Students

For the second year in a row, Nevada is experiencing serious problems with the online standardized tests given to thousands of public school students. The state is again threatening legal action against the company it paid millions of dollars to administer the tests and return the scores, according to the Reno Gazette-Journal.

Competency-Based STEM Teacher Ed Program Gains State Pre-Approval

A new initiative to test out competency-based learning for training middle and high school teachers in science and math has shown enough mastery to gain the "informal" approval of the state where it's located.

Boy Scouts Expands STEM Scouts to 7 New Regions

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is expanding its popular STEM Scouts pilot program to seven new councils this fall.

GitHub Education Launches Online Community

GitHub, a popular web-based repository of software source code and other computer files, has launched a new community forum for teachers and students who use GitHub in the classroom.

Arkansas Governor Promotes Coding in School Tour

The governor’s 2016 Coding Tour seeks to encourage high school students to take computer science classes in the upcoming school year.

Half of High School Seniors Lack Access to Computer Science

More than half of high school seniors attend schools that don’t offer computer science, according to a new analysis by Change the Equation, a nonprofit organization that aims to mobilize businesses to improve STEM learning.

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