STEMCON’s mission is to provide a practical professional development conference for K-12 STEM educators. STEMCON is a platform for STEM educators and administrators from all around the nation to share their best practices. The theme this year is “Powering the Future in the Windy City.”
Exciting things are always happening in the STEM world! Click on the news stories listed below to learn more.
Enhance learning in your early childhood classroom with research-based strategies in the PNC Grow Up Great Teacher’s Toolkit.
Can kids who are blind and visually impaired enjoy the digital makerspace experience? Carnegie Science Center says yes, and took its Mobile Fab Lab
to Erie to prove it.
Applications are now open for the Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SEAP), a paid summer research program for high school students administered by the American Society for Engineering Education.
Sophomores, juniors, and seniors are selected to spend eight weeks working alongside professional engineers and research scientists on real projects at one of 25 Department of Navy labs around the country.
The brightest minds in business, academia, nonprofit and government gathered in San Diego, California, May 24 through May 26 for the 6th annual U.S. News STEM Solutions National Leadership Conference.
Carnegie Science Center’s Professional Development Package, a program of its Teaching Excellence Academy, features an array of educational opportunities for teachers to hone their skills. This subscription model offers the inside track to comprehensive professional development for educators. The one-academic-year package is customizable for schools and districts of all sizes.
Former interns at tech giants share their paths to scoring their dream gigs.
As technology companies continue to creep into every aspect of our lives, they’re also becoming some of the hottest places to work.
CodeSnaps no-cost app addresses dearth of K-12 computer science courses
Cary, NC (Jun 26, 2017)
PITTSBURGH—Local high school students will have the opportunity to receive a
hands-on education about cybersecurity from July 24 through 28 at the Air Force Association’s CyberCamp to be held on the University of Pittsburgh campus in Oakland.
Microsoft announced today a new version of Windows, with a suite of programs aimed at promoting coding and collaboration in classrooms.
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.
To ignite and sustain lifelong science and technology learning.
Local scientists and science enthusiast collaborate one weekend a month to spark your curiosity with the latest and greatest in the world of STEM.
Experience the science behind your favorite science-fiction stories, every month!
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.