Informing STEM+Arts to Strengthen Instruction 2/2/2017


  • Coding Comes of Age

    Coding is gradually making its way from club to curriculum, thanks largely to the nationwide science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) phenomenon embraced by so many American schools.

  • MakerBot Launches Educator Community to Encourage 3D Printing in Classrooms

    After recently establishing Thingiverse Education, a repository of more than a hundred 3D printing lesson plans, MakerBot has launched a new program that encourages educators to use 3D printing in classrooms. The MakerBot Educators Program is the next step in growing a community determined to widely integrate 21st century STEM and design skills into the K–12 education system.

  • STEM Career Program to Place High Schoolers with Cancer Researchers

    The program, the Emperor Science Award, now in its second year, will award 100 high school students with mentoring opportunities that will include placement with a "university-level research scientist on a rewarding multi-week cancer research project." Winners will also receive a Google Chromebook and will be eligible for a stipend of up to $1,500 to cover expenses.

  • Winners Selected to Receive $2.4 Million to Improve Early Childhood STEM Ed

    100Kin10, a national network that aims to train and retain 100,000 K–12 STEM teachers by 2021, Wednesday announced 10 recipients to receive more than $2.4 million in total funding for their "moonshot" ideas to improve early childhood STEM education.



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