STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


Stanford Students Partner with Local School Districts on STEM Development

Stanford University students are aiming to develop a new generation of STEM leaders through the university's Science in Service program.

Clemson U Receives $357 Million in Software

Clemson University has received the largest in-kind grant in the university’s history in the form of software to fuel student innovation at the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences.

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South Dakota College Students Use Pokemon Go to Teach STEM to Fourth Graders

Did you know that Pikachu, Squirtle, Eevee and Mewtwo can help teach science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) concepts to elementary school kids? The popular Pokémon Go characters are part of a project at Dakota State University (DSU) in Madison, SD. Juniors in a technology in education class used the smartphone-based augmented reality game late last month to teach local fourth graders concepts such as photosynthesis, gravity and the transformation of electricity.

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International School Nord Anglia Collaborates with MIT to Produce STEAM Curricula

Nord Anglia, a network of 43 international K–12 schools, is collaborating with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to develop science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) curricula.

Naval Academy's New Hopper Hall to House Data Security Studies

This is far from the academy's initial foray into cybersecurity. In fact, it claims to be the first institution of higher education to require cyber security classes for all of its students.



Rochester Hosts Ethical Hacking Contest

College teams will face off in the second annual Collegiate Penetration Testing Competition, taking place this week at Rochester Institute of Technology in New York.

Active Learning Day Pushes Hands-on STEM Ed

Active Learning Day was the culmination of an effort by several education organizations and the White House to promote student participation in hands-on activities that would help them learn STEM subjects.

National Math Teachers Council Warns of OER Risks

The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) released a statement last week warning of the risks involved in relying too heavily on open educational resources, or OER.

Texas A&M Lab Unveils 3D Calculus Game

Triseum, a Texas-based education gaming company founded through the LIVE Lab at Texas A&M University, has unveiled a new, immersive game focused on calculus.

MIT Program Awards 15 High School Teams for Inventions

A program administered by MIT’s School of Engineering and the Lemelson Foundation has selected 15 teams of high schoolers to receive InvenTeam grants for their projects that offer solutions to real-world problems.

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