A new survey by Harris Poll of 644 parents of children under 18 living in the household found that only 9 percent said they would encourage their kids to become teachers of science, technology, engineering or math.
Texas A&M University recently held Aggies Invent, a two-day initiative set to go nation-wide that, this year, asked students to come up with solutions to challenges in K-12 STEM education.
Vernier has launched LabQuest Stream, a sensor interface with wireless and USB connectivity designed for use with multiple devices, including Chromebooks, PCs and mobile devices, in STEM classrooms.
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.