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Dayton Public Schools’ Challenger Learning Center in Dayton, Ohio, is one of 44 centers around the globe aimed at engaging students in “hands-on exploration and discovery opportunities that strengthen knowledge in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.”
Consider these ideas: Some kids are STEM kids and some aren’t. Students need to master science and math basics before moving on to STEM. STEM focuses on jobs, so it should be concentrated in middle and high school. Wrong, wrong and wrong.
Districts of Distinction update: Lennox Elementary School’s Schools of Engineering program is still moving full STEAM ahead.
As artificial intelligence (AI) becomes a bigger part of everyday life, schools are integrating study of the technology into curricula across subjects to prepare students for eventual jobs.
An increasing number of educators use similar augmented and virtual reality experiences to teach scientific concepts, as online and digital curricula continue to guide classroom instruction. Still, many teachers rely on hands-on activities and lab kits.
Districts of Distinction update: Lennox School District’s Schools of Engineering program is going strong and has expanded its STEM offerings.
An emerging concept called phenomena-based learning—backed by the NGSS—taps into students’ natural desire to make sense of the world around them.
As humankind marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing and launches unmanned Mars missions, school districts continue to blaze trails in teaching space exploration.
A private-public partnership allows teens at a stand-alone extension of Florida Atlantic University High School to work alongside renowned scientists in a professional lab environment.
Today's student must learn to code. Yet, many districts struggle to implement comprehensive coding programs that work for students in various schools and grades, and that keep up with advancing technology.
Compared to their affluent peers, students from low-income backgrounds have less experience in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics and rarely become inventors in adulthood, according to the study, Who Becomes […]
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