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3 Ways to Revolutionize STEM education in the United States - Education Week (subscription) (blog)


3 Ways to Revolutionize STEM education in the United States
Education Week (subscription) (blog)
According to the STEM (Science Technology, Engineering and Math) Coalition, there are 26 million STEM jobs in the U.S., comprising 20 percent of all jobs. By 2020, there will be 9.2 million STEM jobs in the U.S. Despite the need for these workers, only ...

City lauds 'unprecedented' STEM education effort from businesses - Capital New York


Capital New York

City lauds 'unprecedented' STEM education effort from businesses
Capital New York
AT&T is funding STEM programs with a $1.6 million grant to the Department of Education, the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering is training 1,100 students with a $2 million boost from Microsoft and public funds and Cornell Tech, Google and the DOE ...

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United Way launches campaign Tuesday with focus on STEM education - Dallas Morning News


United Way launches campaign Tuesday with focus on STEM education
Dallas Morning News
The United Way of Metropolitan Dallas is emphasizing STEM education as it launches its annual fundraising campaign Tuesday. The day's schedule calls for executives from major corporations to meet with small groups of Dallas students to nurture their ...

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IU receives $1.66 million grant for STEM education - Indiana Daily Student


IU receives $1.66 million grant for STEM education
Indiana Daily Student
The U.S. Department of the Navy awarded IU a $1.66 million, five-year grant to develop an innovative science, technology, engineering and mathematics education model to train diverse STEM researchers. The model is intended to increase the number of ...
IU Receives $1.66M Grant for STEM EducationLab Manager Magazine

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Oxbow Meadows Recognized Statewide for STEM Education - Colombus State News


Oxbow Meadows Recognized Statewide for STEM Education
Colombus State News
COLUMBUS, Ga. — Columbus State University's Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center was recently named a finalist for the 2015 Georgia STEM Education Award in Post Secondary Outreach, a statewide honor presented by the Technology ...

Eagle Springs Elementary recognized for STEM education - 13WMAZ


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Eagle Springs Elementary recognized for STEM education
13WMAZ
STEM education stands for the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts jobs in those fields will increase dramatically in the next decade. One Houston County Elementary School is being ...
Best in class: STEM camp used hands-on activitiesAtlanta Journal Constitution
STEM education: Kindergarten is where it should beginSydney Morning Herald
UVa Dual-Degree Program Aims to Meet Demand for STEM TeachersNBC 29 News
Patch.com
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MyStemKits Launches New Kickstarter Campaign for 3D Printed STEM Education ... - 3DPrint.com


3DPrint.com

MyStemKits Launches New Kickstarter Campaign for 3D Printed STEM Education ...
3DPrint.com
This business was started with the idea of creating instructional kits for STEM education that can be downloaded and printed anywhere. They have developed dozens of standards-aligned 3D manipulatives and are working to make them available to teachers, ...
MyStemKits takes 3D printing platform for STEM education to Kickstarter3ders.org (blog)

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Admiral praises Carnegie Science Center's commitment to STEM education - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Admiral praises Carnegie Science Center's commitment to STEM education
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The Navy, Adm. Gregory said, needs the service of great young people who have a background in STEM. She praised the science center's commitment to STEM programs and the preservation of the submarine. “I will send everyone I know to come see you,” ...

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States taking the lead on STEM education - Fox News


Fox News

States taking the lead on STEM education
Fox News
Although schools and districts across the country are making tremendous strides in providing opportunities for quality STEM education, outdated teacher qualification standards in many states make it difficult to find teachers who are trained and ...
87 schools apply for funding during STEM programming initiativeTHV 11

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Teachers become students in STEM education program - WBAL Baltimore


Teachers become students in STEM education program
WBAL Baltimore
"It's gotten me really excited about (STEM)," third-grade teacher Taylor Estes said. "And when your teacher is excited about something, the students get really excited." The teachers are among the more than 250 from across the state and country ...

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Dr. James J Hirstein

Professor of Mathematics

The University of Montana

james.hirstein@umontana.edu

406-243-2661