NJ Middle Schoolers With Plan To Fight Lead In Drinking Water Advance To Final Round Of National STEM ContestThe annual Solve For Tomorrow contest challenges public school teachers and students to use science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, to improve their local community.
Watch Our First Sunday Morning Science Lab Winner, Lachlan Rawson!Sunday Morning Science Lab Contest is open to students showing off their STEM projects, including Lachlan Rawson's work on new alternatives to current plastics.
Camp Offers Kids Tennis Tips Taught With Hard ScienceWhile many tennis camps in the area are in full swing, for one group of students they are learning hard science and engineering on the court to master their game.
Bronx Girls Learn About Careers In CybersecurityStudents from Michelangelo Junior High School in the Bronx learned about cyber security Thursday at IBM’s Cyber Girls Day, like how to protect websites and devices from hackers.
LEGO Shoots For the Stars with 'Pioneering Women' Themed NASA SetsThe newest Lego sets are out of this world!
Long Island Camp Helps Kids Play Catch-Up In STEM Classes While Fighting CancerSummer is usually when kids unplug, but at one very special camp on Long Island kids are being encouraged to do just the opposite.
After School Programs Are A Growing Part Of STEM EducationAfter school programs play a crucial role in educating the next generation of scientists, engineers and mathematicians.
‘Youth CareerConnect' Grants Fund STEM Focused ProgramsCareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.
Top STEM High Schools In The Country & How They Are Making A DifferenceWith their rigorous curricula, highly trained teachers and multiple resources, these schools produce better results than traditional high schools in graduating students with STEM skills.
Engineering A Love For Science In KidsKevin Jarrett isn’t your typical computer teacher. His students build walls from clay, sand and water. They design parachutes from coffee filters. And it’s perfectly fine if the things they build don’t work the first time.
Engineer Urges Girls To Smash StereotypesToday’s students have more reasons than ever to care about engineering.
Vice President Biden Leads Initiative On Job-Training ProgramsMore than three million job openings in the U.S. go unfilled for months, according to the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.
The ConnectED Initiative Aims To Bring All Schools Into The Digital AgeAmerican schools increasingly depend on digital technologies to expand learning opportunities, to individualize instruction and to graduate students with the skills necessary for success in college and the 21st century workplace.
STEM Skills Are In Demand Across The Labor MarketIn a first-of-its-kind study, the Brookings Institute analyzed millions of advertisements for job vacancies and compared the length of time jobs requiring science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills and non-STEM related jobs remained open.
STEM Education: Why Increasing Interest Among Minority Populations Is CrucialWomen make up nearly half the American workforce, yet only 3 percent of engineers, 15 percent of math and computer workers, and 14 percent of scientists are women.