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April 08, 2014

Researchers Identify Key Traits of Effective, 'Inclusive' STEM Schools

The common characteristics include a STEM-focused curriculum, project-based learning, and supports for underrepresented students.

April 08, 2014

Use of Digital Tools Rises, but 'STEM' Gender Gap Persists, Survey Finds

A new survey reveals the need for classroom innovation beyond the implementation of digital tools for enhanced student learning and interest in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, careers. Twenty-nine percent of high school boys said they were very interested in pursuing a career in STEM areas while only 19 percent of girls had the same ambition.

April 07, 2014

Model 'Inclusive' STEM High Schools Share Common Traits, Researchers Say

Innovative technology use, project-based learning, and real-world partnerships are among the common traits shared by exemplary open-enrollment STEM high schools, researchers found.

March 28, 2014

Desperate Times for Schools in the City of Brotherly Love

High school students from Philadelphia won a national STEM competition, prompting reporter Benjamin Herold to reflect on the state of public education in his adopted hometown.

March 26, 2014

Ohio Program Teaches 'STEM' Through Drone Simulations

A course in modeling and simulation is attempting to teach tech skills by simulating the use of drones, an increasingly prevalent and controversial technology.

March 03, 2014

Student STEM Projects Featured in National Contest

Finalists from 15 states presented STEM projects to improve their local communities at SXSWedu as part of Samsung's annual Solve for Tomorrow contest.

February 11, 2014

After-School Initiative Encourages STEM Learning Through Invention

A new after-school initiative encourages students to cultivate their STEM knowledge through problem-solving and invention.

January 21, 2014

New Professional-Development Tool for Afterschool STEM Staff

A new online resource is zeroing in on helping staff in after-school STEM programs with the resources and skillsets necessary for effective instruction.

January 17, 2014

Students, Companies Discuss Benefits of STEM Competitions

A town hall discussed the benefits of STEM competitions in interesting students in the subjects.

January 10, 2014

Big Race, Gender Gaps In Participation On AP Computer Science Exam

A new study found that in some states, no girls, Blacks or Hispanics took the Advanced Placement computer science exam.

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