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.
Six teams of students from high schools and colleges around the United States won medals and other prizes in the second annual SkillsUSA Additive Manufacturing Competition at the 52nd annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference, which was held in Louisville, KY June 21-23.
Teams from a university in Newfound and Labrador and a high school in Wisconsin were the big winners at the Marine Advanced Technology Education Underwater Robotics Competition.
Michio Kaku has an emphatic message for educators: We are rapidly entering what he terms the "fourth-wave" of scientific advancement, and it's the duty of educators to prepare young people to survive and thrive in the radically different milieu that portends.
Delta Education has launched the Full Option Science System Next Generation Middle School curriculum, a continuation of its FOSS Next Generation K-5 program.
The Grand Prairie Independent School District has deployed hyper-local weather detection equipment at five of its schools.
Dremel has selected 10 K-12 educators as Dremel Idea Builder Ambassadors for the 2016-17 school year.
XYZPrinting, a manufacturer of 3D printers, has unveiled its first education-focused 3D printer, the da Vinci miniMaker.
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.
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
The San Diego Supercomputer Center has concluded the first year of its Mentor Assistance Program (MAP) and is preparing to launch the second year.