Exciting things are always happening in the STEM world! Click on the news stories listed below to learn more.
Earlier this year Verizon launched #InspireHerMind, a campaign that focuses on the importance of closing the gender gap in STEM.
Proponents of stronger computer science and programming courses in schools generally focus on the usefulness of those skills in today’s world. Some argue that computer programming should be offered instead of a foreign language requirement, while others say it’s crucial to engineering and robotics. Rarely is coding considered a complement to the English curriculum. But what if learning to code could also make students better writers?
But praising their intelligence can make them feel even more insecure. A self-esteem expert offers a way out of the conundrum.
“MAGIC WORDS” offer discount, important message.
PITTSBURGH, Nov. 3, 2014 – Parents and educators may already know how important math and science are to students’ future careers. But “math” and “science” are also part of an important phrase that can help families save on admission to Carnegie Science Center during SciTech Days.
Hardly a week passes without a news story that touts the benefits of studying a STEM field. There is little doubt that majoring in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics discipline can lead to a cushy gig at a buzz worthy tech company with great perks. In the next decade, President Obama's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology predicts that there will be one million technical job openings in the United States.
Chevron Corp. today said $20 million will be poured into a new initiative to improve education and technical training for the region’s workforce.
The Appalachia Partnership Initiative will focus on boosting skills in the so-called STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and math to better prepare students for jobs in the energy and manufacturing sectors.
Lancaster – Lt. Governor Jim Cawley and Acting Secretary of Education Carolyn Dumaresq today visited Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology in Lancaster to kick off the statewide Governor’s Jobs1st STEM Competition: Building a Stronger Pennsylvania.
In school gardens, educators are finding the ultimate STEM experience is sometimes grown from good old dirt and earthworms.
PITTSBURGH, Oct. 9, 2014 —Teachers and administrators representing 13 school districts across the region met on Tuesday, Oct.
Research Illuminates Region's Attitudes, Perceptions about STEM Education
Why should local manufacturing companies have so many empty hiring spots for good-paying jobs, and how can teachers prepare and encourage kids to snag them?
A pop-up project in New York City next summer will offer one vision of how the future of bodegas is nothing at all like the present.
Do you know what a flipped classroom requires? How about a 1:1 classroom? If you’re a regular reader of Edudemic, then you probably are more than informed about what these terms mean and how they’re implemented in modern classrooms. That’s probably because we started Edudemic many moons ago on the same day Apple launched the iPad.
Amazon announced this morning that it will be offering 50 full-time, undergraduate students with a college scholarship that includes $5,000 toward their tuition as well as an additional $500 to spend on textbooks at Amazon. The scholarships, which will be merit-based, will be distributed in time for fall semester 2015.
Carnegie Science Center Invites Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Graders To Explore Urban Agriculture
Pittsburgh, Aug. 29, 2014 – Carnegie Science Center is now accepting registrations for middle-school teams to compete in the 2014-2015 Future City® Competition, a program of DiscoverE.
PITTSBURGH | ASSET STEM Education today announced the launch of a new STEM Scholarship Program in honor of the organization’s 20th anniversary. ASSET, a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education improvement nonprofit, provides educators in all learning environments with effective professional development and hands-on classroom materials.
FirstEnergy proudly supports classroom projects and teacher professional-development initiatives focusing on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).