STEM News Archive

Summer camps teach kids about robotics, coding, and programming in Minecraft


Bryce Riley

June 20, 2017

In Nevada's elementary schools, an average of only 15 percent of classroom time is dedicated to science instruction, according to an article by UNLV College of Education instructors David Vallett, Ph.D., and P.G. Schrader, Ph.D.    The article a... Read more

STEM-based camp encourages children to create, dismantle and dream in the name of learning

Northwest Herald

Lindsay Weber

June 19, 2017

STEM subjects – science, technology, engineering and math – have grown in popularity in many schools across the country. The loud cry for innovation encourages students of all ages to put their hands on, instead of up, in the classroom. The campers of Cry... Read more

STEM school Chattanooga to receive award for maker minded competition


May 22, 2017

Six schools in Tennessee are being recognized for outstanding participation in advanced manufacturing and STEM learning and preparedness as part of the MakerMinded competition, including STEM School Chattanooga.    The Lightweight Innovations for To... Read more

Hudson Middle School students win $10,000 in STEM competition

Hudson Star Observer

Hudson Newsroom

May 21, 2017

Two teams from Hudson Middle School have swept state in the eCybermission STEM Competition winning $10,000 in savings bonds.    Since the first day of school, two teams of Project Lead the Way students have been working hard on changing the world. ... Read more

Power of play: Kids use creativity, science to race pushcarts


Julia Evelsizer

May 21, 2017

Creativity, teamwork and a few doughnuts were the fuel behind a pushcart derby in Normal on Saturday.   The Children’s Discovery Museum hosted the race in a parking lot south of the museum.    Traffic cones, hay bales and flags ma... Read more

Ferry schools making strides with STEM

The Times Leader

Robert A. Defrank

May 20, 2017

Martins Ferry City School District is the National Education Foundation’s Science Technology Engineering and Math Academy of the Year — a distinction that was rewarded with a check for $10,000.   “We will be investing the monies that we... Read more

Munster STEM program earns certification

Chicago Tribune

Jane Bokun

May 15, 2017

Munster High School recently received certification in AdvancED STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).   "There are a lot of good things about this school and this is just one more thing," said Principal Mike Wells.  ... Read more

Deer Creek Middle School students showcase STEM projects

Columbine Courier

Deborah Swearingen

May 10, 2017

What does a 21st-century classroom look like?   This was the question students at Deer Creek Middle School were tasked with when they showcased STEM projects last Thursday to teachers, family members and friends.    STEM stands for scie... Read more

Idaho education network receives $8,000 STEM grant

May 10, 2017

The Idaho STEM Action Center has granted $42,000 to the Educate Idaho Network to fund science, technology, engineering, and math projects throughout the state — including $8,000 to the South Central Idaho Education Partnership in Twin Falls.   The ... Read more

Whitlow Elementary named certified STEM school

Forsyth Herald

Kathleen Sturgeon

May 10, 2017

After demonstrating excellence in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, Whitlow Elementary School recently became certified by the state. Georgia School Superintendent Richard Woods visited Whitlow May 1 to honor the school for its acc... Read more

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