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.


Michigan School Shows Off Million-Dollar Robotics Work Cell

A million-dollar technology project is helping students at one Michigan school gain job skills in robotics.

8th Grade Girls Beat Boys in Engineering and Tech Tests

American girls' scores were higher than boys' scores in the latest national technology and engineering literacy exam, an assessment that asks eighth graders to solve real-world technology and engineering problems.

Report: 5 Ways Companies Can Invest in STEM Education

A recent report encourages corporate and philanthropic organizations to invest in high school and college STEM programs, and proposes a framework to help define and measure those investments' impact.

Wyoming Adding CS to State Learning Standards

Wyoming is adding computer science to its state K-12 learning standards after agreeing to reduce the amount of the instructional burden for them placed on elementary teachers.

Space and Science Center Delivers Weekly Science Ed to Middle Schoolers

Every Tuesday, the entire middle school student body heads to Chabot, where the sixth, seventh and eighth graders work with their own teachers and Chabot staff to learn about science topics using the center's own exhibits and expertise.

Microsoft Grant Covers CS Training for Miami-Dade Teachers

This train-the-trainer program is intended to develop capacity for teachers to deliver CS and technology-enabled lessons in their classrooms while also making CS education more inclusive and boosting the number and diversity of CS-savvy teachers.

Learning & Leadership Grants Emphasize PD for STEM Ed

The NEA Foundation's Learning & Leadership Grants offer $2,000 and $5,000 awards to support professional development for educators, with preference given to project proposals that incorporate STEM education and/or global competence.

Report: Girls Outpace Boys in Technology Literacy

A new report from the National Center for Educational Statistics digs into the trends in technology and engineering literacy for eighth graders over a four-year period.

How States Compare on STEM Education

A new interactive national report shows how states are performing based on 10 different STEM benchmarks.

Drone Training Curriculum Coming to High Schools

The curriculum teaches students to fly drones and prepares them to take the FAA Part 107 pilot exam.

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