Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


iRobot Launches Roomba-Based Robot Platform for STEM Ed

iRobot has launched a preassembled robot platform, dubbed Create 2, designed to give students, teachers and developers experience programming robots.

Baylor College of Medicine Teams with High School Students on Cancer Research

Students at Dawson School are using algorithms they developed themselves to look for patterns in cancer data provided by the Baylor College of Medicine.

MIT, City U of New York Collaborate with New York City Public Schools for Data Literacy Project

High school students in New York City Public Schools will begin learning data literacy this month through a new City Digits project, which aims to promote civic engagement among youth while teaching data collection and analysis skills.

Northwestern U Partners with Illinois District on Hour of Code Activities

Northwestern University has partnered with Evanston/Skokie School District 65 on an initiative to introduce students to programming in conjunction with the Hour of Code.

White House Pokes Colleges, Ed Tech Companies To Help Graduate More Students

The use of technology-enabled approaches in education is receiving attention today as the White House hosts its second "College Opportunity Day of Action."



Teachers, Students Gain Access to Data From European Particle Accelerator

With the help of data now becoming available, high school teachers and students in two programs at Notre Dame University can study data from the Large Hadron Collider near Geneva, Switzerland.

NSF Dangles Funding for New Ways To Get Students Through Math

If you have a new idea for helping college students learn foundational math, the National Science Foundation (NSF) wants to give you money to research and test it out.

Stratasys Launches Free 3D printing Curriculum

Stratasys has launched a 3D printing curriculum for secondary and post-secondary students.

STEM Teacher Prep Program Expands to 44 Universities

Five more universities will receive funding to implement the UTeach Expansion Program.

Free MIT Videos Connect Tough STEM Topics to Real World

MIT has gone into the movie-making business to help engineering students understand how the concepts they're learning about in class apply to the real world.