When an opportunity in STEM education presents itself, the unknown can be a barrier or a game changer. But it all depends on how you look at it. In this case, the unknown was unavoidable and it was the very thing one school needed to embrace. Here is how one teacher turned the unknown into a game changer for her school.
GLOW Academy’s SunTrust Foundation Makerspace provides hands-on creative area for girls to design, experiment, build and invent
ATLANTA, Noveber 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ —The SunTrust Foundation today announced it has awarded a $500,000 grant to the Girls Leadership Academy of Wilmington (GLOW) for a state-of-the-art makerspace in what is North Carolina’s only single-gender public charter school.
New STEM Careers Coalition to Bridge STEM Industries and Classrooms at Scale by Providing Access to STEM Experiences and Instructional Resources in Schools Nationwide
SILVER SPRING, MD November 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital curriculum resources, content, and professional development for K – 12 classrooms nationwide, announced today the launch of the STEM Careers Coalition. With a focus on equity and access, the STEM Careers Coalition unites the business community with the shared goal of accelerating the growth of America’
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Most of us know that jobs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields are in high demand: Economic projections indicate a need for up to 1 million more STEM workers than the U.S. will have available in its workforce through 2022.
Relay Education's mission is to educate, inspire and assist people in building a 100 per cent renewable energy future in Canada. Learn how the organization is teaching youth and adults across the country about renewable energy and green careers. Scotiabank is the Youth Programs Sponsor, helping Relay Education reach over 18,000 young people.
Aiming to Improve Learning Outcomes of Underprivileged Girls in Myanmar
The Connect To Learn program is a public-private partnership that brings mobile technology and 3G/4G-based Internet access to underserved schools in Myanmar, offering students the opportunity to leapfrog to a 21st century education. The program promotes universal access to quality secondary education by providing user-friendly learning devices for teachers and students to use in the classroom. The program delivers information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure and training to nearly 30,000 students and 310 teachers from 31 schools.
The JetBlue Foundation Celebrates 'Girls in Aviation Day' Every Day
The JetBlue Foundation encourages aviation-related education and helps ignites interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs, especially among communities traditionally underrepresented in these areas. Two of the JetBlue Foundation's signature programs introduce young girls to careers in aviation and STEM – Fly Like a Girl and Project Scientist STEM Expedition Academy.
‘DNA Decoded’ engages students in digitally immersive curriculum that helps launch them into a new world of possibilities in STEM. The program’s standards-aligned tools make learning the complexity of genes, and how they affect the world around us, exciting and fun. - Andy Losik, STEM teacher at Hamilton Community Schools in Hamilton, Michigan.
Recent research advancements in the field of genomics have led to amazing new possibilities and treatments for genetic diseases, such as cancer and sickle cell anemia.
Maker Month activities aim to raise awareness of the skills gap and inspire the next generation of makers to build careers in engineering and manufacturing.
October 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Today Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) kicked off its second annual Maker Month, a celebration of the makers and creators shaping the world around us. Throughout the month of October, the company encourages students, parents, educators and makers of all ages to participate in activities and challenges that spark curiosity and build excitement for the power of making.
After several years of seeing more technology in K–12 classrooms, many educators and parents are asking for less screen time at school. They are questioning the value of electronic devices for education, driving some school districts to reconsider the use of pencil and paper instead of laptops and tablets.