Baltimore Third Grader Inspires President Obama's 'Kid Scientists Program'A Baltimore third grader's meeting with the president inspires a call to action for student scientists.
Kids In Baltimore Learn Through Game-Based Technology“The edtech industry is constantly changing, so it’s important to accept that the learning is ongoing," says Suzi Wilczynski.
STEM Careers Are About To Become Even More LucrativeScience, technology, engineering and math make up the acronym STEM. It's an important concept because that's where our economy and good jobs are heading.
AACO Middle School Wins Month-Long Computer Coding ContestOne Anne Arundel County middle school gets a big financial boost to its STEM program. After a month-long statewide contest, the governor hand-delivered a $10,000 check to the school.
After School Programs Are A Growing Part Of STEM EducationAfter school programs play a crucial role in educating the next generation of scientists, engineers and mathematicians.
‘Youth CareerConnect' Grants Fund STEM Focused ProgramsCareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.
Top STEM High Schools In The Country & How They Are Making A DifferenceWith their rigorous curricula, highly trained teachers and multiple resources, these schools produce better results than traditional high schools in graduating students with STEM skills.
Engineering A Love For Science In KidsKevin Jarrett isn’t your typical computer teacher. His students build walls from clay, sand and water. They design parachutes from coffee filters. And it’s perfectly fine if the things they build don’t work the first time.
Engineer Urges Girls To Smash StereotypesToday’s students have more reasons than ever to care about engineering.
Vice President Biden Leads Initiative On Job-Training ProgramsMore than three million job openings in the U.S. go unfilled for months, according to the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.
Will The Next Generation Science Standards Be The Common Core For Science?American students are falling behind students in other countries on international assessments of math and science. Statistics such as these are driving the call for education reforms to strengthen science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in the country’s schools.
Will Common Core Better Prepare Students For Careers In STEM Fields?While many in education and STEM fields embrace the new Common Core standards, many strongly oppose them. Some hold the belief that the Common Core will lead to a national curriculum, others believe the standards are weaker than what states have already implemented.