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.


Deadline Looms for $75,000 STEM/STEAM Grant

The deadline for American Honda Foundation’s STEM grant is fast approaching. Each year, the organization awards grants of $20,000 to $75,000 for STEM and STEAM education projects, with an average of 27 grants awarded annually.

Montana State Invites Middle Schoolers to STEM Camp Celebrating Moon Landing

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, which took place on July 20, 1969, a Montana university will be hosting a free, five-day summer camp for middle schoolers interested in STEM.

RepRap Recyclebot Turns Plastic into 3D Filament for $700

An open source project at Michigan Technological University can turn waste plastic into high-quality 3D printing filament.

STEM Micro Campus: Middle School Converts Computer Lab into Innovation Space

The lab is used for robotics, coding and computer aided drawing and design lessons, as part of a "STEM micro campus" within the school.

LEGO Education SPIKE Prime Brings Coding and Robotics to the Middle School Classroom

LEGO Education today revealed SPIKE Prime, a hands-on classroom robotics and coding system for grades 6–8.

CompTIA Acquires Middle School-Focused TechGirlz to Broaden Outreach

Recently, Creating IT Futures, a charity within CompTIA, the IT industry association, has acquired TechGirlz, which focuses on helping middle school girls gain a love for technology and consider jobs in robotics, digital media and other areas through volunteer-led workshops.

Principals Sought for STEM Research Leadership Project

The program will use virtual reality and online coaching. The purpose: to help principals improve their abilities to observe, analyze and communicate improvements to classroom instruction, particularly as it relates to access and equity in STEM.

Ready Classroom Mathematics Uses Discourse to Develop Mathematical Thinking

Curriculum Associates has released Ready Classroom Mathematics, a new hybrid print/digital curriculum for K–5 mathematics.

Teaching STEAM without Screens

A music teacher shares how she taught her K-4 students science, technology, engineering, arts and math without sitting them down in front of laptops or tablets.

Getting Trained to Teach Robotics

This professional development opportunity helps you with the basics and even includes freely available curriculum.

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