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.


Siemens Expands STEM Middle-Skill Initiative

The Siemens Foundation has added two new partners to its STEM Middle-Skill Initiative, which aims to support the development of middle school students' skills in science, technology, engineering and math.

Boston Public Schools Holds Immersive STEM Event for Middle Schools

Boston Public Schools has wrapped its first Boston STEM Week, an immersive science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning experience for grades 6 through 8 that took place from October 3 to 7.

Learning.com Launches National Coding Competition

To support the national Computer Science for All intiative, Learning.com has launched the first annual Code-a-Thon, a nationwide coding competition for elementary and middle school students.

NSTA, Northrop Grumman Open Applications for Teachers Academy

The Northrop Grumman Foundation Teachers Academy is now accepting applications to its second annual professional development program for middle school science, engineering and technology teachers.

New STEM Solutions Offer VR Experiences

Pitsco Education and zSpace have teamed up to introduce STEM Expeditions, a VR software and curricula that teach STEM topics to students in grades 7–9.

California's Largest STEM Symposium Starts Sunday in Anaheim

California’s largest STEM symposium starts Sunday at the Anaheim Convention Center. About 3,000 educators and advocates of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are expected during the fourth annual California STEM Symposium, which runs Sunday through Tuesday, Oct. 11.

Knox Middle School Receives $5,000 Robotics Grant

Knox Middle School of San Diego Unified School District has received a $5,000 Barona Education Grant to develop an "innovative robotics program."

Code.org Selects Partner to Train Montana Teachers in CS Education

In an effort to increase the technology talent pipeline in Montana, Big Sky Code Academy will expand professional development opportunities to educators through local district partnerships with Code.org.

Indianapolis Public Schools, Purdue U to Open STEM Charter School

Indiana-based Purdue University is working with Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) to build a STEM-focused, charter high school. Purdue Polytechnic High School is scheduled to open next year and it now accepting applications for enrollment.

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