Sunday, July 23, 2017

S.T.E.M.

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Media

Any time a new technology is introduced, it disrupts values, routines, and behaviors. This goes back well before the printing press replaced oral histories or the telephone replaced face-to-face conversations but is evident today...

The Community Choice Winner, chosen by public online voting, will receive $138,000* in technology and cash to support STEM learning Fifteen public schools from across the country – Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Delaware, District of...
video

courtesy kaist.edu  - A doctoral candidate at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) developed a magnetically driven pen interface that works both on and around mobile devices. This interface, called the MagPen,...

For job hunters scouring the classifieds, mobile app Proven, makes the process easier and with the additional funding of $1 million contributed to its seed round taking it's total to 3.8 mil with the help of Andreesen...

At it’s February commission meeting, the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing considered a proposal regarding modifications to the Supplementary Authorization in Computer Concepts and Applications. The proposed revisions reflect a change in focus from...

This release announces the winners of the 24th National Science Bowl Washington D.C. – Students from Mira Loma High School from Sacramento, Calif. won the 2014 U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Science Bowl today...
college

Across the U.S., many soon-to-be high school graduates are excited to begin college. Over the past decades, rates of college enrollment have increased. In 1950, only 16 percent of young people had at least...

   Madhavi Ghare is a guest contributor, @MadhaviGhare. According to biology, the term 'evolution' has been defined as 'the change in the inherited traits of a population from a generation to the next'. The idea is...

Apps keep traveling kids engaged and their parents sane -- Jinny Gudmundsen, Special for USA TODAY (courtesy USA Today) -- If you are planning a trip with your children, here's a secret weapon for your...

As the internet and apps era has taken hold, younger people — often in their early twenties or late teens — have been achieving some incredible things, such as building hit mobile games or...

America's colleges and universities need to transform not only how but what they teach in introductory science courses, a group of scholars from Michigan State University argues in Science magazine. Melanie M. Cooper and colleagues...

The STEM workforce is still overwhelmingly represented by older, white men.