Microsoft announced today a new version of Windows, with a suite of programs aimed at promoting coding and collaboration in classrooms.
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by Heather Noel • Mar 14, 2017
That phrase doesn’t exist in Pauline Tatum’s special education classroom at Sunset High School — especially when it comes to robotics.
“I think there’s been a stereotype with these kids that they can’t do it, so I’m saying that they can,” Tatum said.
(April 18, 2017) -- The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) is bringing its top-tier expertise in education to support the San Antonio Independent School District's (SAISD) newest academic endeavor, CAST Tech High School.
By Bill Hanna
The inaugural class of 60 students in Fort Worth’s new M.D. program will receive free tuition for their first ear of school thanks to a gift from a Fort Worth businessman.
Employment growth among jobs in the STEM field varies widely. According to the Department for Professional Employees, the number of job opportunities for aerospace engineers increased by 53% between 2005 and 2015. Within the same period, the number of jobs for biologists and computer programmers fell by 28% and 17.4%, respectively. Pay within the STEM field also varies by occupation as well as location.
Parents looking to give junior a jump in science, technology, engineering, and math are increasingly buying skill-building educational toys.
From code-teaching caterpillars to colorful chemistry kits, manufacturers and retailers alike are eager to cash in on a growing toy sector, known by the buzzworthy term STEM, that promises to deliver on science, technology, engineering, and math education.
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Local scientists and science enthusiast collaborate one weekend a month to spark your curiosity with the latest and greatest in the world of STEM.
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Experience the science and technology behind exploring the red planet.
Mission: Mars lets you experience modern and future exploration of the red planet. At Mission Control, you will assume the role of an engineer at a NASA Lab, designing and building a robotic rover to explore Mars. You will be able to program and see Mars from the perspective of a rover while experiencing the challenges of driving it in a simulated time delay.
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The Little Rock Technology Park names five new tenants for Phase 1 of its new facility.
The Museum of Discovery’s Girls in STEM program will serve more girls in 2017 and expand to Jonesboro and Pine Bluff.
The Little Rock School District announced an initiative to expose high school students to different careers by adding classes in the fields of health care, technology, teaching and construction.
School Acknowledged for Commitment to Innovative Teaching and STEM Initiatives
Fort Worth, TX: The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History has selected Grapevine-Colleyville ISD’s Cannon Elementary as the recipient of its 2016 President’s Award. The presentation ceremony took place on Friday, December 9 at Cannon Elementary in Grapevine. Superintendent Dr.
Fifteen West Virginia elementary school, middle school and high school students were honored Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016 for designs of the West Virginia State Capitol building based on the Minecraft fantasy computer game.
The awards, presented by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, topped off an afternoon showcasing the state's STEM education efforts.
NOMINATE OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY BY NOV. 30
PITTSBURGH, Nov. 18, 2016 — Carnegie Science Center is now accepting nominations for the 21st annual Carnegie Science Awards, which will be conferred on May 12, 2017, at Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland. Nominations must be submitted by Wednesday, Nov. 30.
This special series focuses on important community issues, innovative solutions to societal challenges, and people and non-profit groups making an impact through technology.
EXPLOSIVE EVENT PAVES WAY FOR SCIENCE PAVILION
PITTSBURGH, Oct. 25, 2016 ― Today Carnegie Science Center put a new twist on the traditional groundbreaking by kicking off the construction of its new Science Pavilion with some explosive science. Who needs shovels when there’s liquid nitrogen on hand?