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.


iRobot Unveils New Create 3 Educational Robot with ROS 2 and Python Support

Consumer robot maker iRobot Corp. today marked National Robotics Week by debuting its newest educational robot, the Create 3, designed for educators and robotics students and compatible with learning ROS 2, Python 3, and the iRobot Coding app, the company said in a news release.

Vernier to Pilot Online STEM Education Portal for High School Students This Fall

Vernier Software & Technology has a new online STEM learning and exploration platform in the works for high school students, the company announced, and after a pilot program this fall, the subscription-based platform is expected to be available to U.S. high schools in early 2023.

DreamBox Learning to Launch Analytics Dashboard Showing How Students Progress Through Challenges

K–8 math and reading provider DreamBox Learning today unveiled a new educator data-analytics feature called Lesson Highlights to teachers deep insights into how their students are thinking as they complete math challenges — and where students’ problem-solving processes and critical-thinking skills may reveal a need for extra attention in the classroom, according to a news release.

Discovery Education Debuts Mystery Science Edition Specifically Tailored to Texas Standards

Digital learning provider Discovery Education this week debuted a state-specific edition of its Mystery Science solution, tailored to meet Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills standards for grades K–5, according to a news release.

Kentucky Initiative Aims to Take Project-Based Learning Program Into a Third of State's Public Schools

Professional development provider PBLWorks has announced a new four-year partnership with the Kentucky Department of Education to provide training and support in project-based learning for educators across the state’s K–12 schools.

AT&T Launches Free Digital Learning Platform Featuring Popular WarnerMedia Characters

AT&T has launched a free digital learning platform for K–12 students called The Achievery, aimed at making distance learning more engaging, inspiring, and entertaining, AT&T said in a news release.

Deadline Extended to May 16 to Enter Discovery Education's 3M Young Scientist Challenge

Middle-schoolers have a few weeks remaining to enter Discovery Education’s annual 3M Young Scientist Challenge, with entry open to students in grades 5–8 until April 26, 2022.

YouScience Report: Female Juniors and Seniors Have Far More Aptitude Than Interest in STEM Fields

A new study of YouScience aptitude assessments completed by 116,372 female high school juniors and seniors across the nation shows that female students had 10 times more aptitude than interest in careers in architecture and engineering, and nearly four times more aptitude than interest for careers in computers and mathematics.

Over Half of Students Surveyed See Coding Skills as Vital But Over a Third Lack Learning Access

A new survey by KX shows that over half of U.S. students ages 16–23 believe coding skills are as important as foreign language skills for future career prospects, yet more than a third say they lack educational access to coding programs.

Application Period Now Open for $135M in ED Magnet Schools Assistance Program Grants

The U.S. Department of Education is now accepting applications for $135M in new grants this year to establish or revise magnet school programs that assist local education agencies in the desegregation of schools, part of the Magnet Schools Assistance Program.

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