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.
The San Diego Supercomputer Center has concluded the first year of its Mentor Assistance Program (MAP) and is preparing to launch the second year.
STEM teachers will receive a dose of work outside of the classroom as part of a New York University program intended to help them understand how to inject real-world projects into their lessons.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Robo 3D has introduced its STEM Education Kit to help teachers integrate 3D printing and modeling into their classrooms. The announcement was made at this week's ISTE 2016 conference and expo taking place in Denver, CO.
The PD Learning Network, which provides online professional development to K-12 educators, is partnering with 3D printer maker Dremel to provide both training and certification of completion to teachers who want to become proficient in the technology.
The Oregon-based software company released a number of free resources, including support tools like in-person workshops, webinars, video tutorials, grant opportunities and more.
The digital solution includes significant enhancements that support phenomena-driven learning and STEM instruction, as well as professional development opportunities for educators.
Workbench, which until recently was known as CWIST, has partnered with two more education-related companies to create online communities known as "workbenches."
This year's conference will feature three keynote presentations focusing on topics ranging from STEM to social justice to innovative teaching practices.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
The Dow-CH2M Smithsonian Teacher Scholar Program, designed to help teachers develop skills in science, technology, engineering and math education, will bring 34 teachers from five states to Washington, D.C., this summer to participate in professional development academies at the Smithsonian.
The latest policy update from NASBE outlines what states need to consider as they adopt standards for computer science instruction, highlighting several promising efforts.