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.


New Tech Can Cut 3D Printing Time in Half

The software can be used on consumer 3D printers and even a variety of large industrial-grade printers, and the algorithm can be integrated with printer firmware in the future.

Gates Foundation Pumping $1.7 Billion into Ed Programs over Next 5 Years

Over the next five years the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation expects to invest almost $1.7 billion for K-12 education. Most of that funding will be targeted at four areas.

Keystone Science School to Host Girls in STEM Retreat

The Keystone Science School will host a Girls in STEM: Tech Retreat, where participants will create their own stop-motion animation film, November 10-12.

Dallas ISD Bringing Computer Science to All Elementary Schools

Dallas Independent School District will be spending $4.4 million over the next three years to introduce coding, robotics, makerspaces and other computer science technology to more than 86,000 Pre-k–5 students in 156 elementary schools.

Valentine Elementary Aims to Make STEM More Fun with Dedicated Classroom

Part of a district-wide initiative to build STEM classrooms at each elementary school the new space is in a former computer lab and home to a full-time STEM instructor.

Classcraft Quests Turns Lesson Plans into Games

Quests lays a teacher's existing lesson plan over a fantasy world that students traverse by completing assignments, or quests. Completing each task, which may be an assignment, discussion, in-class activity or something else, unlocks the next.

Elementary School Taps Texas A&M Students for STEM Fair

For the event, TAMU students set up booths around the school covering topics such as petroleum engineering, biology and entomology.

Credit Card Company Charges Forward on STEM for Girls

Mastercard's Girls4Tech sessions bring female role models together with female students to talk about career options and try out STEM activities.

Philly High School Adds Research Course to Combine STEM, Writing

George Washington Carver High School of Engineering and Science has ditched the curriculum to help younger students begin thinking like scientists.

Teachers and Researchers Team Up to Teach NGSS-Style Science

The idea is to allow students to become practicing scientists by setting up scenarios that let them explore the natural world.

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