A group of about 100 K-12 teachers has completed a week-long summer institute, dubbed Scalable Game Design, at the University of Colorado Boulder focused on using game design to teach computer science.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Office of Digital Learning has partnered with the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation on an initiative designed to support teachers in the use of digital learning tools and environments.
A team of engineering students from West Virginia University has taken home a $100,000 prize from NASA in a "Sample Return Robot Challenge," part of the space agency's Centennial Challenges prize program.
American millennials may be the first generation that grew up with computers and Internet access, but all that time spent glued to a small screen hasn't translated to technology competence, according to a research project that analyzed data from an assessment of adult competencies that tests cognitive and workplace skills.
The STEM Funders Network has launched a new initiative designed to help create communities of practice supporting science, technology, engineering and math.
Researchers at Brown University are developing a new planning algorithm for use in robots and they are using the videogame Minecraft to test and refine it.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has picked eight teams from colleges and universities in the United States to help it with new technology projects for deep space exploration, including the agency's planned journey to Mars.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration will hold its fourth annual Sample Return Robot Challenge June 8-13 at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, MA.
An associate professor of engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology in New York has been awarded a $25,000 grant for an initiative to increase the number of African American males participating in science, technology, engineering and math fields.
The San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego is launching a three-year initiative to help three school districts in the region keep their computer science courses up-to-date with rapid changes in technology.