Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

U Colorado Boulder Hosts Photo Origami STEM Workshops for K-12 Students

The University of Colorado Boulder is hosting STEM workshops focused on its photo origami research for K-12 students and teachers.

8 Design Steps for an Academic Makerspace

If you build it, will they come? That is the question many schools have about finding room on campus for a "makerspace."

Rochester Institute of Tech Launches Student Camps, Teacher Workshops in Cybersecurity

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.

Minecraft Builder Bowl Fosters Immersive Learning

"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.

Robots Help K-5 Students Learn About Coding Through Core Subjects

Wonder Workshop has introduced 21 lesson plans intended to help educators use robots Dash, Dot and Blocky to teach coding to their youngest students.

Report: Despite Equity Push, STEM Gaps Persist

Despite a multitude of public and private initiatives, gender and racial gaps in STEM fields persist, according to a new STEM Index from U.S. News and World Report and Raytheon.

CompTIA Launches Online Resource for Students Interested in IT Careers

CompTIA has launched Skillsboost, a new IT careers resource for students, teachers and parents.

U Colorado Boulder To Tackle STEM Ed with Infographics

A group of local teachers will visit University of Colorado Boulder to learn how to use infographics in their classrooms as part of a $1.3 million grant from the National Science Foundation aimed at increasing STEM literacy.

International Teachers Meet in San Diego for Green Boot Camp

Teachers from nearly a dozen countries are meeting in San Diego this week to learn and gain resources to teach students about energy efficiency, the environment and sustainability.

Harvard, Penn State Partner To Improve Spatial Thinking in Middle School Students

Researchers from Harvard, Penn State's College of Education and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics have won a $1.387 million grant to develop labs designed to help middle school students understand spatial thinking in astronomy.