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Boost Girls' STEM Education to Combat Sexism in Tech - Market Brief - Education Week (subscription) (blog)


Boost Girls' STEM Education to Combat Sexism in Tech - Market Brief
Education Week (subscription) (blog)
Guest post by Jon Mattingly, co-founder and CEO of Kodable, an ed-tech startup that provides lessons to educators to help them teach students to code.

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While US STEM education market declines, China invests heavily - TNW


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While US STEM education market declines, China invests heavily
TNW
In fact, between the conflicting interests of US Secretary of State Betsy DeVos' pro-STEM education stance and President Donald Trump's intention to cut NASA's education office, the world is questioning the fate of STEM education in US school systems.

4 Your Education: Rio Grande Valley students learn STEM education at Railway Camp - KGBT-TV


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4 Your Education: Rio Grande Valley students learn STEM education at Railway Camp
KGBT-TV
"It's important to start instilling STEM education as early as elementary because what we are finding is when they get to university, we get them underprepared," said Tarawneh. Luckily, these students are one step ahead of the rest after this camp ...

Public Libraries Prioritize STEM Education - InfoToday.com


Public Libraries Prioritize STEM Education
InfoToday.com
The American Library Association (ALA) announced that 75 U.S. public libraries were selected to participate in the STEM education initiative NASA@ My Library. They will receive resources, training, and support to help them bring STEM learning ...

New Guide on Undergraduate STEM Education - Inside Higher Ed


New Guide on Undergraduate STEM Education
Inside Higher Ed
It includes questions to aid faculty discussions on STEM education at the course, department, division and campus level on pedagogy, scaffolding and cultural change. There are key data sources and other tools to guide institutional decisions, along ...

Pharmaceutical Industry Urges Better K-12 STEM Education to Close Skills Gap & Avoid Worker Shortage - The 74


Pharmaceutical Industry Urges Better K-12 STEM Education to Close Skills Gap & Avoid Worker Shortage
The 74
America's pharmaceutical industry, a $333 billion business employing 854,000 people, is predicting a huge shortage of skilled employees over the next eight years — a deficit blamed in part on a lack of high-quality STEM education in U.S. K-12 schools.

Grant Spotlight: $20 Million for PK-12 STEM Education -- THE Journal - T.H.E. Journal


T.H.E. Journal

Grant Spotlight: $20 Million for PK-12 STEM Education -- THE Journal
T.H.E. Journal
The National Science Foundation is awarding up to 18 multi-year grants for efforts that promote science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in PK–12 ...

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Sony Aims For STEM Education With Koov Building Blocks | Twice - Twice


Sony Aims For STEM Education With Koov Building Blocks | Twice
Twice
Add Sony to the list of the companies that want to make computing coding as easy as snapping Legos together. Sony's global education unit, founded in 2015 ...

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Panel focuses on STEM education and extracurriculars - MDJOnline.com


Panel focuses on STEM education and extracurriculars
MDJOnline.com
Cobb education leaders discussed the importance of STEM education — science, technology, engineering and math — as well as the arts and athletics at a panel hosted by the Marietta Area Council of the Cobb Chamber on Wednesday. Leslie Thompson ...

Column: The importance of sparking STEM interest in our children - Cincinnati.com


Column: The importance of sparking STEM interest in our children
Cincinnati.com
These statistics are especially troubling given the important role that STEM education plays in helping to develop our children. Educating children about STEM creates critical thinkers, increases science literacy, and enables the next generation of ...

Dr. James J Hirstein

Professor of Mathematics

The University of Montana

james.hirstein@umontana.edu

406-243-2661