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.
Six school systems have announced the introduction of esports teams in the last month.
PlayVS and Epic Games are launching a Fortnite league for high school and college. In response, at least one state has nixed the playing of varsity Fortnite in high schools because the game's weaponry includes guns.
An education technology company that produces a virtual robotics platform to help middle schoolers learn coding and robotics basics has released a sequel to its original set of curricula.
According to the organizers, this is the first student-focused esports event to take place in the region. It will draw competitors from both college and high school.
Discovery Education and 3M have opened the 2020 Young Scientist Challenge, an annual competition that calls on students in grades 5–8 to create a short video explaining “the science behind an idea aimed at solving a problem that positively impacts them, their school, family or community.”
After 10 years of investment, it’s time to re-evaluate and chart a new way forward.
3D scanners are expected to see explosive growth in the next few years. The devices allow users to scan real-world objects to convert them into 3D models for a range of purposes, including 3D printing.
Researchers at the University of California, Irvine are launching a program to develop computational curriculum that focuses on the needs of English language learners.
PASCO Scientific, which supplies schools with science products, has joined a Google for Education integrated solutions initiative. PASCO said it hopes its participation will improve the efficiency of science learning and classroom experimentation with its gear in schools where Google products are being used.
The learning and innovation in education never stops. Here's what 12 education technology experts and observers expect for the new year in K-12.
School districts across the nation are facing an uphill battle when it comes to providing adequate mental health and safety support to their students. The Great Resignation has left school safety teams short-staffed and overwhelmed—a dangerous combination as school violence is on the rise and student mental health is on the decline.