Google Pittsburgh to hold Local Summer Computer Science Programs Overview
Join us at Google Pittsburgh to learn about local Summer CS Programs for Underrepresented Youth
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 | 6 - 7:30 pm
RSVP @ PghSummerCSPrograms.eventbrite.com.
Local Summer Computer Science Programs are currently recruiting students who are underrepresented in technology.
STEMCON 2018 in Chicago
STEMCON’s mission is to provide a practical professional development conference for K-12 STEM educators. STEMCON is a platform for STEM educators and administrators from all around the nation to share their best practices. The theme this year is “Powering the Future in the Windy City.”
Resources for Early Childhood Teachers
Enhance learning in your early childhood classroom with research-based strategies in the PNC Grow Up Great Teacher’s Toolkit.
Making a Difference (Carnegie Magazine)
Can kids who are blind and visually impaired enjoy the digital makerspace experience? Carnegie Science Center says yes, and took its Mobile Fab Lab
to Erie to prove it.
>>'Making a Difference' article
Paid Summer Program for HS Students
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.
Recaps and Videos From the 2017 U.S. News STEM Solutions Conference
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.
Read Full Article Here
Challenging the Status Quo in Mathematics
Despite decades of reform efforts, mathematics teaching in the U.S. has changed little in the last century. As a result, it seems, American students have been left behind, now ranking 40th in the world in math literacy.
Teaching Excellence Academy: Professional Development Package
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.
What It Really Takes To Get An Internship At Google, Facebook, Apple, And More (Fast Company)
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.
Teaching kids to code helps them in English, math, science and more (SAS)
CodeSnaps no-cost app addresses dearth of K-12 computer science courses
Cary, NC (Jun 26, 2017)
Pitt to Host Free CyberCamp for Pittsburgh Area Teens July 24-28
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 thinks Minecraft can help STEM education (Marketplace)
Microsoft announced today a new version of Windows, with a suite of programs aimed at promoting coding and collaboration in classrooms.
Robotics Gives Sunset Special Ed Students a Taste of STEM A Dallas ISD robotics team is the first made up of all special needs students to compete at a FIRST Robotics Competition in Texas.
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.
UTSA partners with CAST Tech for high-tech innovations in STEM education
(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.
First students at Fort Worth medical school will get free tuition for a year
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.
The Best Places for Pay in STEM Jobs – 2017 Edition (STEM Asset)
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.
Why Retailers Are Betting On STEM Toys For Your Little Mad Scientist (Fast Company)
Parents looking to give junior a jump in science, technology, engineering, and math are increasingly buying skill-building educational toys.
From code-teaching caterpillars to colorful chemistry kits, manufacturers and retailers alike are eager to cash in on a growing toy sector, known by the buzzworthy term STEM, that promises to deliver on science, technology, engineering, and math education.
Saint Louis Science Center
To ignite and sustain lifelong science and technology learning.
Saint Louis Science Center
Local scientists and science enthusiast collaborate one weekend a month to spark your curiosity with the latest and greatest in the world of STEM.
Experience the science behind your favorite science-fiction stories, every month!