Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

New York Hall of Science Debuts Noticing Tools Apps

The New York Hall of Science has released a suite of five iPad apps designed to help students learn fundamental math and science concepts through everyday explorations.

Detroit Program To Begin College Prep at Middle-School Level

Middle-school students at Sampson-Webber Leadership Academy in Detroit will receive extra help with STEAM subjects that will follow them until they’re ready to enter Lawrence Technological University as freshmen.

A New Platform for Connecting the Physical and Digital Worlds

The professor who led a study of several school systems that piloted an all-in-one computer and 3D scanner talks about its potential to help teach STEM and collaboration.

Parents Muddled on STEM and Manufacturing

Misperceptions about manufacturing careers surfaced in a survey run by the Alcoa Foundation and nonprofit SkillsUSA.

McGraw-Hill Launches Inspire Science

Non-Profit Venture Fund Seeks Science Ed Start-Ups

A venture capital nonprofit has launched an education technology accelerator intended to support entrepreneurs taking on specific challenges.

Discovery Education Offers Services to Bolster STEM Learning and Leadership

The three new offerings address professional development, coaching and STEM curriculum development.

New App Teaches Coding With Robots

Blockly for Dash & Dot Robots enables kids as young as five to instruct the robots to sound an alarm, work through a maze of objects and control one another.

New Program Rallies Low-Income Students To Compete in STEM Competitions

To win science research competitions, which often herald college studies and careers in STEM disciplines, students first need to enter. But low-income students may lack the support they need to participate in those activities.

Cornell Receives Grant for K-12 'Classroom in a Test Tube'

The Advancing Secondary Science Education with Tetrahymena program at Cornell University has received a five-year, $1.25 million Science Education Partnership Award grant from the National Institutes of Health.