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.


How Robotics and Coding Platforms Support STEM Learning

Here are five reasons to use a robotics, coding and computing platform to attract and keep more students interested in STEM subjects and careers.

STEM Kit Lets Students Try Space Station Plant Experiments

A company that creates space-based educational programs has released a new STEM kit that can be used by students in the classroom or at home.

The Lack of Diversity in STEM Stops With Us

The skillset of tomorrow’s leaders, our nation’s students, are currently taking shape, but there’s a major problem that’s setting them back: the lack of diversity in science, technology, engineering and math, better known as STEM.

Classroom Grant Program to Award $5,500 to 7 Schools

Applications are now being accepted for the 2020 Technology Awards program sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and ed tech company Vernier Software and Technology.

Moonshot Project to Propel Girls into STEM

Could a "moonshot" effort draw a million more girls and young women into STEM fields? That's the intent of new initiative that will embed STEM learning opportunities into out-of-school programs over the next five years.

Minecraft Rube Goldberg Contest Open Now

The North America Scholastic Esports Federation is hosting the first NASEF 2021 Digital Rube Goldberg Machine Minecraft Contest. Throughout this fall, teams of students will compete by imagining, designing and building machines using the block-oriented game; then, during the second half of the academic year in 2021, there will be a finals challenge when students will string together a series of designs to create a zany chain-reaction Rube Goldberg Machine.

Black Families Rate Importance of CS as a Subject Higher

All families consider computer science to be an important subject for their kids to learn. But that's especially true for black parents and guardians.

Gallup-Google Research Finds that Gender Gap Toward CS Remains

New research has found that female students are still skeptical about the merits of computer science education and show less interest than male students in learning CS or pursuing careers in the field.

Amazon Future Engineers and CoderZ Offer Robotics Training to Title I Schools

The Amazon Future Engineers program is providing Title I teachers access to a free CoderZ robotics course of their choice.

Amazon Adding 3,000 More Schools to Computer Science Education Program

Amazon is extending the reach of its computer science education program to a total of more than 5,000 schools, more than doubling the number of participating institutions. Applications are now open for schools that wish to participate.

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