STEM News Archive

High school STEM partnership approved by KISD board

Julie A. Ferraro

November 14, 2017

The Killeen Independent School District Board of Trustees approved an expansion of STEM programming at the high school level during a meeting Tuesday evening.   With board members JoAnn Purser and Susan Jones absent, the board voted unanimously to approv... Read more

Pennridge schools honored for technology education

Courier Times

Chris English

November 14, 2017

The school district is incorporating STEM concepts into traditional woodworking and metalworking classes.   Technology education is thriving in the Pennridge School District.   The latest evidence came when the district recently received the... Read more

Energy Pipeline: Industry leaders join to demystify STEM education, pave path to energy industry careers


Matthew VanDeventer

November 06, 2017

It was a rainy Saturday on Sept. 23, but thousands showed up at East High School Esplanade for Colorado's inaugural Energy Day festival, an effort to promote STEM education to get kids more into the sciences, technology, energy and math.   Seniors Gr... Read more

Kindergarten coding: Schools teach tech skills at all levels



November 05, 2017

Dozens of Long Island school districts are asking students to put down their pencils and pick up their keyboards to learn the tech-savvy skills of computer programming.   About 30 Long Island school districts have contracted to work with kidOYO, a nonpro... Read more

Second Annual Boston STEM Week kicks off for 6,000 middle school students

Business Wire

Dan Blondell

October 23, 2017

Over the next five days, more than 6,000 middle school students and 300 teachers at 37 schools across Boston will set aside their regular class schedule to participate in an innovative, hands-on science and engineering program developed by i2 Learning in partnership ... Read more

STEM Festival focuses on fun and education

Daily Iowegian

Krystal Fowler

October 19, 2017

Howar Junior High in Centerville will be hosting their second annual STEM Festival this Saturday, Oct. 21 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.   “The STEM Festival is an important because it introduces children to career paths in science, technology, engineering... Read more

From potatoes to robotics, 4-H aims to meet children where their needs are

Bangor Daily News

Lauren Abbate

September 10, 2017

The children in these clubs will be soon starting their animal and agricultural projects anew, either continuing to raise the same type of animal or taking up a new project in a different club offered by 4-H.   But around this time of year, the state&rsq... Read more

Riverside Intermediate School teacher completes study program in Germany

Current Publishing

Renee Larr

September 09, 2017

With the start of school comes the dwindling of Maine’s plethora of agricultural fairs, which have kept the members of 4-H’s traditional livestock clubs busy all summer long as they proudly displayed the animals they spent the previous year raising. &... Read more

Local robotics league starts competitive season Saturday

Jacksonville Business Journal

Will Robinson

September 01, 2017

Renaissance Jax and Northeast Florida STEM2 Hub are kicking off the competitive robotics season with an event Saturday, Sept. 2, from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m at Jacksonville University's Larry Strom Amphitheater. It is free and open to the public.   Renai... Read more

STEM branches out

the Watch

Leslie Vreeland

August 24, 2017

What do you want to be when you grow up?   Marilyn Jones of Telluride already knows: “I want to be an animator!”    Jones, 9, is about to enter the fourth grade.   Dawson Gurule, of Montrose, is still deciding. ... Read more

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