Kids-Tech, an Atlanta-based ed tech company, has launched Tech Class, a year-long program for elementary school kids designed to help build a foundation of knowledge in technology. The weekly classes cover 3D printing, app building, drones and virtual reality.
American Military University has become the newest sponsor of the Air Force Association's CyberPatriot STEM program.
The NSTA is offering free resources for parents to support their students in science learning.
Teachers completed a 10-day intensive summer program, led by the University of Wyoming, that taught project-based STEM.
The program utilizes project-based learning to teach students about environmental issues, while competing for prizes and scholarships.
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.
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.
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.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is expanding its popular STEM Scouts pilot program to seven new councils this fall.
The governor’s 2016 Coding Tour seeks to encourage high school students to take computer science classes in the upcoming school year.