President Obama said he wants to see a stronger commitment to computer science in American schools, and he's laid out a new initiative to make that a reality.
A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine shares the findings of an ad hoc committee convened to examine just what the impact would be of "engaging large numbers" of undergraduates in life and related science courses in original research. Their overarching conclusion: Course-based research may be one way to generate deeper student learning, but more evidence is still needed.
To address the challenge of getting girls and women of color, specifically, interested in science, technology, engineering and math will be the focus of a new center at Arizona State University.
The Dremel 3D Idea Builder is marketed to the education community with curriculum options and model kits.
Bonsai Lab has launched a new 3D printer, the FabPod, featuring voice navigation and designed for use in STEM education.
Three new Web-based reference products that cover science topics are now available with optional interactive 3D models.
Next week a new massive open online course will begin for K-12 science teachers who want to learn how to help their students read and understand scientific texts.
Pasco Scientific has introduced what the company says is the first line of wireless sensors that can be used by students in classroom experiments and connect to almost any technology platform.
A public elementary and middle school has teamed up with a college in its area to deliver professional development to help teachers add computer science activities into their curriculum.
AggieSTEM, a collaboration between the College of Education and Human Development and the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University, hosted its first Hour of Code event last week.