Expert: We Need to Change How We Teach STEM Subjects to Young People

STEM INDUSTRIES, STEM SUBJECTS Though you might not know it from looking at our educational system, the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) professions and industries are booming and driving the growth of the economy. In the U.S., STEM employment grew by 10.5 percent between 2009 and 2015, while non-STEM occupations experienced only a 5.2 percent net growth. …

Wheeler High School Achieves Both STEM and STEAM Certification

The Center for Advanced Studies at Wheeler High School has accomplished something no other high school in Georgia can claim. It is both STEM and STEAM certified by the Georgia Department of Education. On Tuesday, the school celebrated its status as the first in the state to achieve STEAM certification when State School Superintendent Richard …

Summer STEAM program ends with presentation of 3-D-printed prosthetic hands

Life-changing. Surprising. Inspiring. These were some of the words enrolled students used to describe the experience they had designing prosthetic hands for children in need using 3-D printing technology as part of the "Hand in Hand Powered by AT&T" science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) experience organized by WNY STEM and AT&T. In a …

Wheeler High School Achieves Both STEM and STEAM Certification

The Center for Advanced Studies at Wheeler High School has accomplished something no other high school in Georgia can claim. It is both STEM and STEAM certified by the Georgia Department of Education. On Tuesday, the school celebrated its status as the first in the state to achieve STEAM certification when State School Superintendent Richard …

Tech firms are forgetting about STEM and focusing on STEAM

It was recently thought that four subjects alone could spur innovationby bringing order and logic to creative thinking: Science, technology, engineering, and math—fields known to much of the modern world by their acronym STEM. But STEM is already passé. A new acronym has come to the fore, pioneered by advocates like the US’s Rhode Island School …

In Upper Manhattan, Visions of a Tech Economy

Harlem is known for its rich culture, music and diversity. Now, certain organizations and entrepreneurs are trying to make it known for something else: technology. Through education initiatives, the creation of tech centers, and community engagement in STEM, numerous businesses and local politicians have been teaming up to turn Uptown into the city’s go-to tech …

Want a Robust and Diverse Talent Pipeline? Check Out This High School Dedicated to Advertising

4A's 'IAM' program is a model of how to foster equality early Today’s graduation of the High School for Innovation in Advertising and Media marks the ninth year of the 4A’s foray into helping build the next diverse generation of talent in marketing and advertising through its high school student initiative. The 4A’s partnered with the New …

Second STEM and Art Festival takes place in Atyrau

It is unlikely that there will be a person who challenges the generally accepted truth that “the youth is our future.” Since each of us wants to see Kazakhstan in the ranks of the world’s most competitive countries in the near future, the country’s development vector is aimed at innovative education of Kazakhstan’s youth. Organisers …