STEM/STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and the Arts


The Shocking Data Security Gap in Computer Science Education

Giving students and early start on computer science education with a focus on security is crucial. And high school is already too late, argues Project Lead the Way’s Vince Bertram.

5 Finalists Announced in $225,000 Reach Higher Career App Challenge

The U.S. Department of Education’s CTE-focused challenge awarded $25,000 to five finalists who continue to compete for the $100,000 grand prize.

RIT's SMASH Experience for Girls Wins STEM Award

A summer STEM program at the Rochester Institute of Technology for girls in middle school is winning some recognition from a local organization.

700 SoCal High School Students Competing in Nation's Largest Solar-Powered Boat Competition

About 700 students from 38 Southern California high school teams are expected to compete in the 14th annual Solar Cup, the nation’s largest solar-powered boat competition, May 13-15. The event is the culmination of a year-long education program sponsored by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.

Monroe College Offers Coding Instruction to NYC Students

In an effort to get local students interested in coding and programming, New York's Monroe College is launching a free, 12-week summer Coding Academy at its Bronx campus.

Huntington Beach City Schools Revs STEM, Saves $16.3 Million with Energy Upgrades

The Huntington Beach City School District has completed the latest phase in an initiative that will save the district an estimated $16.3 million while enriching science, technology, engineering arts and math (STEAM) education for students.

Pennsylvania District Wins NEF STEM Leadership Award

Lehighton Schools has won the National Education Foundation's 2016 STEM Leadership Award.

20 National Finalists Advance to eCybermission Competition

Twenty national finalist teams have been chosen to advance in the 14th annual eCybermission competition, with its National Judging and Educational Event taking place June 20-24 in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.

Vernier Offers Summer Data Collection Workshops

Vernier Software & Technology will once again offer its annual Summer Institute workshops to help science, technology, engineering and math teachers integrate data-collection technology into their curricula.

Free Resource Intros High Schoolers to Cancer Studies, Careers

Just three months after President Obama announced a new "moonshot" initiative to eliminate cancer, a group of organizations has teamed together to bring high schoolers into the work. "Decoding Cancer" offers free standards-aligned curriculum made available through a program sponsored by education media company Discovery Education, non-profit Val Skinner Foundation, the LIFE Center at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, and the Rutgers School of Public Health.

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