The common characteristics include a STEM-focused curriculum, project-based learning, and supports for underrepresented students.
All Blog Posts With STEM education Tag or Category
April 08, 2014
April 08, 2014
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
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
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
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
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
A new after-school initiative encourages students to cultivate their STEM knowledge through problem-solving and invention.
January 21, 2014
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
A town hall discussed the benefits of STEM competitions in interesting students in the subjects.
January 10, 2014
A new study found that in some states, no girls, Blacks or Hispanics took the Advanced Placement computer science exam.