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.


5 Ways to Do Robotics Remotely

This robotics teacher has found creative ways to continue STEAM lessons with her students virtually, even when they don't have robots.

Google Launches Code Next Connect

Google’s free computer science education program, Code Next, is adding a virtual component and expanding into more states. The launch of the virtual component of the program, called Code Next Connect, was announced as part of Google’s Computer Science Education Week activities.

Science2Go Adds Digital Labs

Flinn Scientific has launched two new digital lab series for Science2Go — covering high school chemistry and biology.

Open Source, Python and Visual Studio Code Top Themes in GitHub Student Survey

GitHub predicted that Python's popularity would continue since it "has applications across different domains, like data science," making it a "suitable choice" for teaching.

Education Esports Nonprofit NASEF to Get New Home

A nonprofit dedicated to growing esports in high schools is going independent. After two and a half years of support by the Samueli Foundation, the North America Scholastic Esports Federation (NASEF) will begin operations as an independent entity run under the new World Wide Scholastic Esports Foundation (WWSEF). The change becomes official on Jan. 1, 2021.

Amazon Opens Up Scholarship Applications for Future CS Engineers

High school seniors who want to study computer science have until Feb. 18, 2021 to apply for one of 100 $40,000 scholarships being offered through Amazon's Future Engineer scholarship program.

Company Intros Recreational Esports Leagues

GGLeagues said it would launch its first season of 2021 on Jan. 16.

Online Reading Program Seeks Greater Text Diversity, Intros Literacy Leader Network

The expansion of content will address curriculum needs in STEM, social studies and American civics.

New Education Esports League Launching in California

Two education organizations are teaming up to launch an esports league and tournament in California. California League of Schools, which provides professional development to teachers and administrators, is working with Mastery Coding, which develops computer science courses, to launch the California League of Esports.

NVIDIA Jetson Nano 2GB Developer Kit Teaches AI and Robotics

NVIDIA has launched its new Jetson Nano 2GB Developer Kit, a new system designed for “learning, building and teaching AI and robotics.”

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