Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


President Obama Calls on Country to Deliver CS Education to All Students

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.

National Academies Press: Original Research in Undergrad Science Courses Could be 'Powerful'

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.

New Center Seeks Best Practices for Increasing Women of Color in STEM Fields

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.

Dremel Launches 3D Printer for Classroom Use

The Dremel 3D Idea Builder is marketed to the education community with curriculum options and model kits.

Bonsai Lab Unveils 3D Printer with Voice Navigation

Bonsai Lab has launched a new 3D printer, the FabPod, featuring voice navigation and designed for use in STEM education.



Gale, CyberScience 3D Partner on New Interactive Science Learning Programs

Three new Web-based reference products that cover science topics are now available with optional interactive 3D models.

Stanford Launches MOOC for Science Teachers on Helping Students Read

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 Debuts Wireless Sensors for STEM Ed

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.

K-8 School Partners with University To Boost Teacher Computer Science Skills

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.

Texas A&M Holds Hour of Code Event

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.

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