Exciting things are always happening in the STEM world! Click on the news stories listed below to learn more.
School Acknowledged for Commitment to Innovative Teaching and STEAM Initiatives
Fort Worth, TX - The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is pleased to announce the selection of Burleson ISD's STEAM Academy at Stribling Elementary as the recipient of its 2018 President's Award. Museum President Van A. Romans presented the award to Stribling Principal Dr.
Free, Online Coursework Helps Teach Programming Skills
Carnegie Mellon University, world-renowned for computer science and artificial intelligence, has launched a free, online curriculum for high school students that helps instructors teach programming skills using engaging graphics and animations.
Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workers help drive our nation's innovation and competitiveness by generating new ideas and new companies. Read more here.
The Mentors in the Making program is a 1:1 mentoring program at Fab Lab Carnegie Science Center (CSC) for youth ages 14-18 from low income families in the Pittsburgh area.
Experience the World’s Largest Exhibition of LEGO® Art
Enhance learning in your early childhood classroom with research-based strategies in the PNC Grow Up Great Teacher’s Toolkit.
Showing Oct. 12–25! Science Fair follows nine high school students on their journey to compete at the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). Facing off against 1,700 of the smartest, quirkiest teens from 78 countries, only one will be named “Best in Fair.” >>Read More
Applications are now open for the Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SEAP), a paid summer research program for high school students administered by the American Society for Engineering Education.
Sophomores, juniors, and seniors are selected to spend eight weeks working alongside professional engineers and research scientists on real projects at one of 25 Department of Navy labs around the country.
The brightest minds in business, academia, nonprofit and government gathered in San Diego, California, May 24 through May 26 for the 6th annual U.S. News STEM Solutions National Leadership Conference.
Carnegie Science Center’s Professional Development Package, a program of its Teaching Excellence Academy, features an array of educational opportunities for teachers to hone their skills. This subscription model offers the inside track to comprehensive professional development for educators. The one-academic-year package is customizable for schools and districts of all sizes.
Former interns at tech giants share their paths to scoring their dream gigs.
As technology companies continue to creep into every aspect of our lives, they’re also becoming some of the hottest places to work.
CodeSnaps no-cost app addresses dearth of K-12 computer science courses
Cary, NC (Jun 26, 2017)
PITTSBURGH—Local high school students will have the opportunity to receive a
hands-on education about cybersecurity from July 24 through 28 at the Air Force Association’s CyberCamp to be held on the University of Pittsburgh campus in Oakland.
Microsoft announced today a new version of Windows, with a suite of programs aimed at promoting coding and collaboration in classrooms.
by Heather Noel • Mar 14, 2017
That phrase doesn’t exist in Pauline Tatum’s special education classroom at Sunset High School — especially when it comes to robotics.
“I think there’s been a stereotype with these kids that they can’t do it, so I’m saying that they can,” Tatum said.
(April 18, 2017) -- The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) is bringing its top-tier expertise in education to support the San Antonio Independent School District's (SAISD) newest academic endeavor, CAST Tech High School.
By Bill Hanna
The inaugural class of 60 students in Fort Worth’s new M.D. program will receive free tuition for their first ear of school thanks to a gift from a Fort Worth businessman.
Employment growth among jobs in the STEM field varies widely. According to the Department for Professional Employees, the number of job opportunities for aerospace engineers increased by 53% between 2005 and 2015. Within the same period, the number of jobs for biologists and computer programmers fell by 28% and 17.4%, respectively. Pay within the STEM field also varies by occupation as well as location.