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Astronaut Mae Jemison on Empowering STEM Education Through Sports - SportTechie


SportTechie

Astronaut Mae Jemison on Empowering STEM Education Through Sports
SportTechie
More than anything, sports can engage people, focusing their attention in the here and now. And that focus can be directed into education. During her keynote speech at Beyond Innovation, Jemison counseled the attendees that “the best way to teach STEM ...

SWE Signs Letter with 100 Organizations to Advocate for Federal STEM Funding - Society of Women Engineers (press release) (blog)


SWE Signs Letter with 100 Organizations to Advocate for Federal STEM Funding
Society of Women Engineers (press release) (blog)
The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) this week signed on to a letter written by the STEM Education Collation to elected officials in charge of federal budget appropriations (the process that is used to distribute federal taxpayer dollars to government ...

Special Report: STEM Education - Education Week


Education Week

Special Report: STEM Education
Education Week
Even the end goal, improved employment outcomes, remains murky. In this special report, Education Week takes a closer look at these STEM gateways, searching out ones that offer new avenues—like hands-on preparation for advanced manufacturing—and ...

Stem Education is key to future generations - The Rolla Daily News


The Rolla Daily News

Stem Education is key to future generations
The Rolla Daily News
At 14, she has already testified in support of two bills in front of the Missouri Senate Economic Development Committee in February, received a scholarship for the Kode With Klossy camp where she worked to create an app, and has created the non-profit ...

Senate Budget Chairman Knocks STEM Spending Overlap - MeriTalk (blog)


MeriTalk (blog)

Senate Budget Chairman Knocks STEM Spending Overlap
MeriTalk (blog)
Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, on Wednesday voiced strong criticism of the Federal government's spending to promote STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education in the United States, saying ...

District 47 board appoints STEM education director - Chicago Daily Herald


Chicago Daily Herald

District 47 board appoints STEM education director
Chicago Daily Herald
The Crystal Lake Elementary District 47 school board this week appointed Carolyn Stadlman as the district's new director of math, science and STEM effective July 1. Stadlman has been the assistant principal at Hannah Beardsley Middle School since ...

Local STEM camp gears up for the summer - KRQE News 13


Local STEM camp gears up for the summer
KRQE News 13
By combining cubes (Lego's and Minecraft) and Education, STEM education is both fun and creative. Summer STEM camps are open for registration, and the first one starts on Wednesday, May 31. Description: Minecraft Day Camp: Wednesday, May 31, $180.

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Is STEM Oversold as a Path to Better Jobs? - Education Week


Education Week

Is STEM Oversold as a Path to Better Jobs?
Education Week
In this vast echo chamber, it can be hard to separate fact from fiction. So Education Week reviewed dozens of research studies and interviewed experts on the challenge. The staff found that the conventional wisdom is generally correct—jobs in STEM are ...
STEM franchise opens in Westminster | Westminsterwindow.comThe Westminster Window

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Massive Study Finds Lectures Still Dominate STEM Education - Faculty Focus (blog)


Faculty Focus (blog)

Massive Study Finds Lectures Still Dominate STEM Education
Faculty Focus (blog)
An analysis of more than 2000 college classes in science, technology, engineering and math has found that 55 percent of STEM classroom interactions ...

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Dr. James J Hirstein

Professor of Mathematics

The University of Montana

james.hirstein@umontana.edu

406-243-2661