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.


Grant Aims to Boost Equity in Robotics and Engineering

The National Science Foundation awarded a $2.4 million grant for a program that aims to introduce black middle school girls to robotics and engineering and nurturing their interest through high school and beyond.

Free Online Academy to Teach Safety Protocols to New Science Teachers

A company that sells scientific equipment has launched a set of training sessions specifically for new science teachers. The "New Teacher Academy," produced by Flinn Scientific, will introduce educators with three years or fewer of teaching experience to basics of science safety.

STEM Partnership Program with Problem-Solving Mindset Expands to More Schools

An organization that runs math competitions, develops math textbooks and curriculum, and runs math and language arts classes for students across the country in grades 2-12 is expanding a program that helps students develop problem-solving minds.

4 Keys to Robotics Activities for Young Learners

Physical computing with robots for young learners offers an engaging, collaborative, creative and standards-based approach to any makerspace program.

STEAM Grant Program Awarding $500 per Classroom This Month

The AIAA Foundation is awarding grants of up to $500 per teacher for science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics (STEAM) education programs. The deadline for applications is at the end of the month.

Helping Students Experience Hands-on Learning Again

As students return to in-person school in the fall, a science specialist explains how she’ll apply the lessons she learned during distance learning.

Grant Helps NJIT Bring Forensic Science to High School Students

A $1.4 million grant is helping New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) launch a STEM initiative that will expose high school students to forensic science as a pathway to higher education.

Promoting College Readiness Through Technology, Self-Pacing and Empathy

An AP chemistry teacher shares how he guides his students towards independent learning, no matter if they’re in the same room or not.

Technology & STEM Program to Award up to $30 Million

The deadline for the Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) grant program is just around the corner.

Increase in Mobile Gaming to Persist Beyond Pandemic

There was a surge in mobile gameplay when the pandemic began. According to a new report, nearly two-thirds of gamers increased the amount of time they played. And the majority of that activity will continue beyond the pandemic.

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