Sunday, July 23, 2017

S.T.E.M.

S.T.E.M.

Lehigh Carbon Community College recently announced a $1.58 million endowment for technology scholarships from donors Lisa Scheller and Wayne Woodman. The college also announced the naming of the Lisa Scheller-Wayne Woodman Community Services Center. The...

How does the presence of mobile phones in schools impact student achievement? Richard Murphy, University of Texas at Austin and Louis-Philippe Beland, Louisiana State University This is an ongoing debate in many countries today. Some advocate...

Girls receive conflicting career messages from media, new research shows CORVALLIS, Ore. - Teenage girls like and feel more similar to women in appearance-focused jobs such as models and actresses, though they find female CEOs...

Gary McDowell, Tufts University    The STEM fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics supposedly suffer from a shortage of graduates. Conventional wisdom says there’s no one for employers to hire for science and...

UI researchers hope their study will influence interactive education apps - UNIVERSITY OF IOWA Can babies use iPads? If you've ever viewed YouTube videos of infants and toddlers using iPads, then you know the answer is a...

David Miller, Northwestern University “It’s OK – not everyone can do difficult math.” Believing such messages may deter both boys and girls from later majoring in physical science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, according to...

Anne-Marie Imafidon is in a rush to get on with life. Perhaps that is why she passed a GCSE in computer science aged 10, became the youngest graduate to attain a masters degree, aged...

According to the second annual Halifax Insurance Digital Home Index, a study offered by banking chain Halifax, one-third of 7 to 8-year-olds, two-thirds of 9 to 11-year-olds, and nearly nine in ten of 12...

Homeroom. Spring Break. Autonomous robots. They’re all top of mind for the kid roboticists who streamed into the FIRST Robotics Competition in St. Louis, Mo. By Will Park Earlier this week, teams of high school students...

by Susan Davis, courtesy blogs.hbr.org - If you believe the hype, technology is going to help us end global poverty. Advances have indeed made a huge difference in the lives of the poor, but there's...

CELEBRATE SCIENCE!  The 4th USA Science & Engineering Festival, the largest and only NATIONAL science festival, features nationwide contests and school programs, including our popular 'Nifty Fifty' science speaker program and X-STEM Symposium. The...

From talking bears to smartwatches, the American International Toy Fair hosted countless tech toys. Here's a look at the top 10 kids' gadgets hitting stores later this year. The Kidizoom smartwatch helps kids tell time, and...