A survey shows that minority students are interested in IT careers and that they would like more opportunities for hands-on career experience, particularly connected to their existing life plans.
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March 05, 2015
March 03, 2015
A new study shows that teacher bias can influence girls' performance in STEM subjects and their decision to pursue further studies in the subject.
February 05, 2015
Black History Month gives science and math teachers an opportunity to focus on black STEM leaders who are often overlooked and underrecognized.
January 22, 2015
A group of high-profile scientists spoke with students at the State of STEM event, encouraging young women in particular to pursue STEM careers.
December 05, 2014
Music teacher Shawn Tolley says he wanted to connect his students to a subject he loves.
October 09, 2014
The creators of a newly funded Kickstarter project, TROBO, want to offer children a toy that will also teach.
March 13, 2014
With many schools offering relatively little in the way of computer science course, a growing number of young students are turning to private coding programs.
March 11, 2014
Thousands of students and teachers took over George Washington University on Saturday to learn more about science, technology, engineering, and math.
January 03, 2014
The number of subscribers to educational YouTube channels tripled in 2013, according to an end-of-year NPR story. And a major contributor to that growth has been increased interest in "pop science"or what YouTube calls "explainer"videos.
December 18, 2013
A new study by researchers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics suggests tablet-computer simulation programs can significantly boost students' grasp of difficult scientific concepts.