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Lego, National Instruments Promote 'Hands-On' STEM Education - U.S. News & World Report


Lego, National Instruments Promote 'Hands-On' STEM Education
U.S. News & World Report
The company that brought millions of Technicolor bricks to children's playrooms around the world now has its eyes on overhauling STEM education. Lego, the toy-block behemoth, has worked with National Instruments for nearly 20 years to bring more ...

Birmingham mayor to speak on STEM education in city schools - UAB News


UAB News

Birmingham mayor to speak on STEM education in city schools
UAB News
mayor bell w Mayor William Bell will discuss science, technology, engineering and mathematics education in Birmingham City Schools at 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 23. The event, free and open to the public, will take place at the Edge of Chaos, located on ...

Saranac Robotics team promotes STEM education - Sentinel-Standard


Saranac Robotics team promotes STEM education
Sentinel-Standard
After introducing the Saranac Junior and Senior High School Robotics team in the fall, Saranac Community Schools District Technician Stephen Grody had the opportunity to showcase the program for the public and members of the Saranac Community ...

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What's Wrong With STEM Education? - Huffington Post


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What's Wrong With STEM Education?
Huffington Post
The U.S. government funnels $4.3 billion every year into STEM education-related initiatives, and while the Administration's efforts are laudable, we must keep in mind some of the shortcomings and challenges we have witnessed to date before we begin ...
The STEM Enrollment BoomInside Higher Ed
NASA pioneer presenting STEM education grant to Houston-area school districtMyFox Houston
GUEST COMMENTARY: Hoosiers need to get behind STEM educationnwitimes.com
Delmarva Now -MarketWatch
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Bringing Low-Income Students Into STEM Education - Forbes


Bringing Low-Income Students Into STEM Education
Forbes
In January, as part of the White House's summit on college opportunity, the Posse Foundation announced a bold five-year scholarship initiative to educate 500 low- or moderate-income students in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) ...

U.S. News Unveils the U.S. News/Raytheon STEM Index - U.S. News & World Report (blog)


U.S. News Unveils the U.S. News/Raytheon STEM Index
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
Washington, D.C. – April 23, 2014 – Despite multiple initiatives to improve science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education in the United States, America is still not producing enough workers to fill current and future STEM jobs ...
STEM talent not enough to meet jobs demandAtlanta Journal Constitution
Raytheon tackles nation's STEM workforce challenge during 'STEM Week' in ...Broadway World
The Methodology Behind the STEM IndexNEWS.GNOM.ES
Wall Street Journal (blog)
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AIR Experts to Provide Insights into STEM Education Issues at U.S. News STEM ... - PR Web (press release)


AIR Experts to Provide Insights into STEM Education Issues at U.S. News STEM ...
PR Web (press release)
American Institutes for Research (AIR) experts Tracy Gray and Courtney Tanenbaum will present on the Common Career Technical Core career clusters and advancing STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education for underserved ...

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Gov. Hassan Creates STEM Education Task Force - Patch.com


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Gov. Hassan Creates STEM Education Task Force
Patch.com
The Governor's Task Force includes members with relevant experience in STEM education in kindergarten through 12th grade, the Community College System of New Hampshire, the University System of New Hampshire, and New Hampshire's private ...
NH Creates Task Force on STEM EducationMy Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22
New Hampshire Creates STEM Education Task ForceCivSource
Committee formed to make education recommendationsNashua Telegraph
The Union Leader
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Decide if a STEM High School Is Right for Your Child - U.S. News & World Report


Decide if a STEM High School Is Right for Your Child
U.S. News & World Report
Unfortunately, despite the push for more STEM schools, there is little information on what constitutes a strong STEM-focused high school, says Sharon Lynch, an education professor with a STEM education research focus at George Washington University.

The Case for a Global Fund for Science Education - AllAfrica.com


The Case for a Global Fund for Science Education
AllAfrica.com
In today's global economy, a workforce trained in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) is recognised as a primary driver of growth. Around the world, STEM education initiatives vary in scope, size, type, target populations and funding sources.

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Dr. James J Hirstein

Professor of Mathematics

The University of Montana

james.hirstein@umontana.edu

406-243-2661