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


South San Francisco District Launches First Summer STEM Institute

The South San Francisco Unified School District is launching its first-ever Summer STEM Institute in an effort to prepare its students for professions in the 21st century.

Google to Bring Free Coding Clubs to 26 New York Libraries

Aiming to increase access and exposure to computer science (CS) education, the Google CS First program announced that it will open free coding clubs at 26 public libraries in New York.

Preview: RobotLAB to Unveil Robotics Curriculum at ISTE

RobotLAB will announce a new robotics curriculum for K-12 during the ISTE 2016 conference taking place next week in Denver.

President Unveils New Initiatives During National Week of Making

President Obama has proclaimed this week a National Week of Making, unveiling a number of new initiatives, including a project involving more than 1,400 schools, almost 1 million students and all 50 of the United States.

Ricoh Honors Sustainability Efforts with Scholarships

Alexis D’Alessandro of Half Hollow Hills High School West in New York and Megha Vyakaranam of Independence High School in Texas have won Ricoh’s 12th annual Sustainable Development Awards at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) 2016. Their combined prize was $25,000 in scholarships.

Arkansas Spending $400K for Computer Science Program

Arkansas is spending $400,000 to offer an online program for middle school students around the state, according to the Associated Press. The program is aimed at raising interest in computer science and other science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers.

National PTA's STEM Project Signs Up Math Partner

Shortly, the National PTA will be cranking up a STEM initiative first announced last fall.

Your Guide to STEM and STEAM at This Year's ISTE Conference

STEM is at the top of the menu for this year's ISTE conference and exposition, taking place in Denver June 26-29. Three keynoters will hit the topics of STEM and STEAM from quite diverse directions.

Building the Future: Tinkering and Playful Learning

We've assumed that focusing on STEM skills, like robotics or coding, are important, but the reality is that STEM skills are enhanced and more relevant when combined with traditional, hands-on creative activities.

JoVE Adds Clinical Skills Collection to Science Demonstration Videos

The Journal of Visualized Experiments is expanding its database of science method and practice demonstration videos for high school and higher education with the launch of its first Clinical Skills collection.

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