A well-known summer program for children at the Rochester Institute of Technology has expanded its offerings this year to include such courses as video production, 3D digital graphics and even traditional art.
A few hundred students in California are taking part in SunPower's latest Solar Science Academy, a project-based learning program offered each summer by the solar technology company.
Accelerate Learning is integrating more than 1,000 videos from Twig World with its STEMscopes curriculum.
The New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering has received two gifts worth $3.5 million that represent the start of a five-year $10.5-million fundraising campaign to support the NYU Center for K12 STEM Education's initiative to train 500 New York City teachers in science, technology, education and math.
A new program organized by the Perot Museum of Nature and Science is designed to help teachers at different stages in their careers.
Students can use the device to help them collect and analyze data from more than 40 different sensors.
The University of Colorado Boulder is hosting STEM workshops focused on its photo origami research for K-12 students and teachers.
If you build it, will they come? That is the question many schools have about finding room on campus for a "makerspace."
The Rochester Institute of Technology is launching a summer workshop for teachers and camps for middle and high school students interested in learning about cybersecurity.
"When you have a platform that kids absolutely love — parents can't peel them away from it — and when it's one that can also be used to provide bona fide educational experiences, it would have been criminal of us not to use it," according to Aaron E. Walsh, founding director of the Immersive Education Initiative.
- By John K. Waters