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.

Bringing the Library into the 21st Century

A Silicon Valley library’s quest to ignite innovation.

Oregon High School/College STEM Agreement Expanded

Two schools in Oregon, one secondary and the other postsecondary, have renewed and expanded a partnership that helps higher schoolers pursue STEM education and careers.

High School Gets Gift of Robotics Kits

An energy company donated eight robotics kits to a Massachusetts high school. Exelon Generation's gift, worth an estimated $12,800, increased the number of kits available for student use in robotics and engineering classes at Everett High School.

Free Cybersecurity Training for Girls Opens 2020 Registration

The training partnership with the security-focused SANS Institute helps female higher schoolers explore cybersecurity and learn more about career opportunities in the field. Those who go through the gaming itself may also win scholarships.

District Placing Robotics Teams into Every School by 2021

The county is familiar with competitive robotics. One of its high schools teams was ranked as the fourth best in the world, based on its performance during the 2019 FIRST Robotics World Championship in Detroit.

Why Teachers Need to Incorporate Physical Computing into Computer Science Lessons

Students today need to understand not only how to code online, but also how computer science and coding connect to the tangible objects in the world around them.

Alaska Nears End of First Season with Sanctioned Esports

The Alaska School Activities Association added esports as an activity to its high school roster of sports. The inaugural playing season, which began running in September, will last until next week. Playoffs will take place in January.

Free 3D Design and Print Lessons Cater to Grades 7–12

A Czech company with a 3D printer has launched an "academy" to provide educators with free 3D lessons that can be integrated into their classes. Y Soft Corp., which produces the BE3D EDEE 3D printer for schools, offers a set of printing lesson plans through BE3D Academy.

New Competition Asks Young Women: What's Your Dream Tech Career?

"Heart transplant surgeon." "Computer scientist." "Data science business owner." Those are three of the current entries in a competition that will award 15 separate $2,000 grants to help young women pursue their dreams in technology.

Fiat Grant Funds STEM Programs for Regional Schools

Michigan's Cranbrook Institute of Science is using a grant for producing a STEM program in state schools that includes real-world application and "resource efficiency." The donation came from the FCA Foundation, the charitable division of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. The Foundation gave out $1.65 million in grants to numerous Detroit-area educational programs.