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May 19, 2015

International Science Fair Winner Helps Reduce Germ-Transmission on Airplanes

Seventeen-year-old Raymond Wang of Canada won $75,000 in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair last week for inventing an air inlet system that reduces disease transmission in airplane cabins.

May 01, 2015

What Exactly Is the Maker Movement?

While born of an age-old concept, the "maker movement" officially turns 10 this year.

April 24, 2015

Engineering Challenges Promote 21st-Century Skills and Engage Youth

Engaging in engineering activities offer a meaningful way for youth to develop 21st century skills. Included is a list of useful resources that you can implement in your program.

April 02, 2015

When Did Science Education Become STEM?

When exactly did the acronym for science, technology, engineering, and math enter the educational lexicon?

March 31, 2015

Are STEM and Liberal Arts at Odds?

Is the country too narrowly focused on science, technology, engineering, and math?

March 26, 2015

Educators Can Boost Women's Role in Computing, Engineering, Report Says

In 2013, just 26 percent of computing professionals and 12 percent of working engineers were women, according to a new report.

February 13, 2015

STEM Gender Gap in K-12 Evolving, Data Show

The gender gap in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may be starting to turn, according to new 2009 data from the National Center for Education Statistics.

January 06, 2015

Is STEM Too Broad a Category?

A recent Vox piece poses that STEM may be "too broad a classification" when looking at the job market. Does the same apply for education?

December 03, 2014

Survey: CEOs Concerned About Skill Shortages

About 60 percent of job openings require basic science, technology, engineering, and math literacy, and 42 percent require advanced STEM skills, according to a new survey of 126 chief executive officers.

December 03, 2014

CEOs Say Employees Need STEM Training

About 60 percent of job openings require basic science, technology, engineering, and math literacy, and 42 percent require advanced STEM skills, according to a new survey of 126 chief executive officers.

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