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Women are – rather unfortunately, and ironically — choosing not to pursue a line of work that can lead to the fastest-growing, highest-paying jobs in the world. I’m talking about careers in STEM, an umbrella term (and acronym) for fields comprised of the following: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.
Raj Sidhu had one of the most coveted design jobs in New York City — and then he left it all to play board games.
It's 2014. We're in a post-feminist society, right? Ha ha. Nope.
That's why campaigns like "Inspire Her Mind," from Verizon, in partnership with Makers, are so important.
In discussions of how to build the future STEM workforce, modern manufacturing jobs usually don’t make the short list. Here’s why they should.
For five consecutive weeks beginning on Tuesday, June 10, we will premiere a series of weekly broadcasts based on the most recent ASME Decision Point Dialogues. This program is a unique Socratic dialogue aimed at raising awareness of existing conflict points on the topic of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education and at stimulating debate that leads to bold decision making and disruptive learning.
Little girls who love LEGOS will soon be able to study dinosaurs, chemistry and the stars with the new “Research Institute” collection featuring female scientists.
The concept came from geochemist Dr. Ellen Kooijman, who garnered 10,000 votes from people who wanted to see LEGO make her idea a reality. Kooijman proposed three female scientists: a paleontologist, a chemist and an astronomer.
Some of the best games for learning aren’t developed with schools in mind. But these more commercial games can be tough to wedge into a classroom. Even the most motivated teachers have to sideline these games because of scarce technology, budget, and/or time.
In an effort to increase interest in manufacturing careers, on Wednesday, the Alcoa Foundation and Discovery Education, launched "Manufacture Your Future," a website aimed at inspiring students in grades 6 through 12 to pursue manufacturing careers.
Two-Day Exhibit to Showcase Navy's Use of Science Concepts
PITTSBURGH, May 28, 2014 – Carnegie Science Center will host Navy Week events on Friday, June 6, and Saturday, June 7, showcasing the Navy’s work relating to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
Through a grant from the National Science Foundation, AAAS Project 2061 has been exploring opportunities to engage middle school students in learning about energy and sustainability in the context of green school buildings.
'Web application developer' ranks as the best entry-level job, and tech jobs claim 6 of the top 10 spots in WalletHub's report.
College graduates with Web-development skills are sitting pretty in the current job market.
Robots can capture a child’s imagination like no other tool by creating a fun, physical learning process. With robots, kids learn programming via interactive play by moving a robot in various sequences and using intuitive, visual programming on a computer screen. The children also learn STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) by watching and interacting with robots that demonstrate the practical results of the day’s lesson.
The challenges of being an entrepreneur can often be over whelming. Within the last decade the benefits of utilizing technology and social media to advance one's business has become one of the top trials and tribulations for small businesses.
Registration Opens for Premier Research Competition,Chance to Win College Scholarships of up to $100,000
ISELIN, N.J., May 1, 2014 | Registration has opened for the 2014 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, the nation’s premier science research competition for high school students.
Competition Encourages Elementary and Middle School Students to Excel in STEM-related Fields
HARRISBURG, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--More than 300 students will gather at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology tomorrow to compete in the statewide finals of the 2014 Pennsylvania STEM Design Challenge, a competition that encourages students to apply skills in science, technology, e
80 students in 18 school districts vied for prizes
PITTSBURGH, April 28, 2014 — Eighty middle and high school filmmakers from 18 area schools explored the impact of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) in their lives for Carnegie Science Center’s i5 Digital Video Competition, presented in partnership with Pittsburgh Filmmakers.
Educators discuss techniques and challenges when engaging middle schoolers in STEM topics.
Middle school is a critical time to catch students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics because it is when students often decide if these fields are for them, education experts say.