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.


PBLWorks Debuts Unit on Hunger and Malnutrition

The new PBL unit will provide teachers with resources to explore hunger and malnutrition issues around the world in their classrooms.

Free Mixed Reality App Teaches Magnetic Field

Wearing headsets, students can visualize how the magnetic field works in two or three dimensions by manipulating virtual bar magnets with their fingers and watching how compass needles respond to this invisible phenomenon.

OpenSciEd Releases OER MS Science Curriculum

OpenSciEd is rolling out one of the first curricula that both aligns with the Next Generation Science Standards and, as an open science education resource, is free.

Salesforce Invests in Bay Area School Districts, Nonprofits

The company is giving $18.2 million in grants to the San Francisco and Oakland school districts and two nonprofits to improve student outcomes and opportunities.

Oracle Debuts Computer Science Education Resources

The Oracle Academy Cloud Program will give students, schools and higher education institutions access to workshops, product discounts and other resources focused on computer science.

Free Esports Curriculum Contains Full Lesson Plans

The content covers learning standards in areas such as careers in gaming, maintaining healthy practices, self-management and interpersonal communications, as well as an overview of esports gaming and complete lesson plans.

Samsung Announces STEM Classroom Challenge

The Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest gives classrooms the opportunity to compete for funding to develop projects that serve their local communities.

Science Centers and Museums STEM Initiative Expands

ED is funding an effort to widen the scope of a national initiative aimed at providing STEM resources and training for museums and science centers.

Teachers Pushing Harder on Algebra and Functions

Of five major content areas covered in math classes — numbers and operations, measurement, geometry, data and statistics, and algebra and functions — teachers are putting a bigger emphasis particularly on algebra and functions in math class beyond what they were doing a dozen years earlier. And in science, students are discussing the kinds of problems engineers solve more frequently.

Grant Enables Georgia State Professional Learning Partnership

Georgia State University, Clayton County Public Schools and Curriculum Associates are working together to find ways to effectively teach math and improve student achievement.

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