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Extending STEM education beyond the hackathons and beyond the Anacostia - Technical.ly DC


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Extending STEM education beyond the hackathons and beyond the Anacostia
Technical.ly DC
He realized that occasional hackathons weren't nearly enough to help educate D.C.'s disadvantaged youth in the STEM fields. “One-day weekend workshops and hackathons don't really address the issue,” he said. “You can't have a hackathon if you don't ...

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Engaging Parents in Kids' STEM Education - U.S. News & World Report


U.S. News & World Report

Engaging Parents in Kids' STEM Education
U.S. News & World Report
Working with parents has helped various nonprofits expose children to STEM jobs. Speakers at the 2015 U.S. News STEM Solutions Conference session "Engaging Parents in their Children's STEM Education" in San Diego on Monday shared strategies their ...

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Educators, advocates see increased importance in US STEM education - Fox News


Fox News

Educators, advocates see increased importance in US STEM education
Fox News
When it comes to education reform in the United States, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) is the term that is usually at the tip of the tongue of every policy maker, teacher, or school advocate. For its detractors, STEM is a ...
'Educator Edition: 2015 National Survey on STEM Education' Details the Current ...Virtual Press Office (press release)
STEM News Roundup: The Current State of STEMEducation World
STEM employment up, gender and racial gaps wideningStaffing Industry Analysts

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ASU Hosts STEM Education Conference - Arkansas Business Online


Arkansas Business Online

ASU Hosts STEM Education Conference
Arkansas Business Online
The Arkansas State University Delta STEM Education Center and the Colleges of Science and Mathematics and Education and Behavioral Science will host a STEM Leadership Conference for K-12 Teachers on Friday, July 10, at the Delta Center for ...
Building an interest in STEM EducationThe Phnom Penh Post
Verizon, Arkansas State sponsoring STEM conference for teachersMemphis Business Journal

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Seven science whizzes are biking across the country to promote STEM education - The Denver Post


Seven science whizzes are biking across the country to promote STEM education
The Denver Post
The challenge taken on by the group is much bigger than a 3,000-mile bike ride — it's to inspire younger Americans to study fields in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM. A 2012 international test found American 15-year-olds ranked 27th ...

A local program promotes STEM education in a rural community - WMBF


WMBF

A local program promotes STEM education in a rural community
WMBF
DIG is one of the first summer programs in the Williston community to focus on STEM education. Steven Brown is the founder and president. His goal is to make sure children in this community are one step closer to reaching their full potential. “It ...

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Gallery: Minnesota American Indian middle school students STEM education - Minneapolis Star Tribune


Minneapolis Star Tribune

Gallery: Minnesota American Indian middle school students STEM education
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Gallery: Students from Minneapolis American Indian Freedom School write down ideas on how to improve STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) during an event for Native American students at the Science Museum of ...
The Candy Bar Effect: More Research Needed on STEM Programs' ImpactEducation Week (subscription) (blog)
Multiple approaches for holistic science educationThe Straits Times

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National Youth Science Foundation Finalizes Acquisition For Stem Education ... - State Journal


State Journal

National Youth Science Foundation Finalizes Acquisition For Stem Education ...
State Journal
The National Youth Science Foundation has acquired a research and education center in Tucker County. The foundation received federal approval in March to purchase the facility from the Canaan Valley Institute. The foundation announced the $20 million ...
Foundation completes purchase of facility in Tucker CountyThe Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)

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The 'Holistic Approach' to Integrating STEM, Common Core - U.S. News & World Report


U.S. News & World Report

The 'Holistic Approach' to Integrating STEM, Common Core
U.S. News & World Report
“STEM educators need to realize the world works in bodies and systems. Fluency is intrinsic to you. If I'm fluent in two languages, I think in two languages,” said Cynthia Pulkowski, executive director of ASSET STEM Education, a Pittsburgh-based STEM ...

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Op-ed: Why Houston employers must support STEM education - Houston Business Journal


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Op-ed: Why Houston employers must support STEM education
Houston Business Journal
By the year 2018, more than 715,000 STEM-related jobs are projected in Texas, according to a study by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics also projects a 9 percent growth in engineering ...
Grant to South Portland, Portland funds STEM educationThe Forecaster
TI has given almost $6 million this year to support STEM educationDallas Morning News
St. Louis Companies Buy-In to Local STEM EducationSTLtoday.com
IT Business Net
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The University of Montana

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