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2014-02-04 23:21:14

The California STEM Learning Network (CSLNet) is calling on leaders in STEM education, business & industry, non-profits, governmental agencies and philanthropies to come to Santa Clara to jumpstart a process that is poised to bring major changes to STEM education for every student in California. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 The California STEM Summit: Engineering Action for Change will address the urgent need to match the education of our children with the growing STEM...

2014-01-27 23:03:57

Educators are learning that getting students of all ages to embrace science, technology, engineering and math curriculum (STEM) is all about making connections—showing real life examples and how they affect a student’s world. Trilogy's latest books—“Those Amazing…” series, which includes “Those Amazing Scientists” and “Those Amazing Engineers,”—help educators bridge the learning gap between STEM education and the real world. Englewood Cliffs, NJ (PRWEB) January...

2014-01-23 23:30:26

With the addition of e-commerce, Scientific Minds now offers parents and teachers access to the company's award-winning digital science products. Orange, TX (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Scientific Minds just keeps growing. In addition to eight products created in as many years, the company has added an e-commerce function to its website. Educators, parents, and students can now take advantage of online transaction processing to purchase both Science Starter subscriptions and merchandise....

2014-01-16 08:29:11

Grants to Enable Children Across 22 States to Receive Over 300,000 Hours of STEM Education TEANECK, N.J., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) today announced that it will award 33 grants in 2014 to child-serving non-profit organizations as part of its 'Making the Future' initiative to fund afterschool, in-school, and summer programs aimed at sparking interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. The grants will enable children across 22 states...

2014-01-14 12:28:43

Science and STEM educators learn how to integrate new technologies into their curriculum during free, hands-on trainings BEAVERTON, Ore., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This spring, Vernier Software & Technology will host more than 30 free workshops across the nation to help science and STEM educators integrate data-collection technology into their curriculum. Each four-hour workshop will provide educators with hands-on training using Vernier's award-winning technology...

2014-01-07 23:22:17

LearningMate Solutions, Inc. announces $210,000 in kind support for the Maricopa County Education Service Agency’s (MCESA) I-3 Grant Proposal titled Engineering STEM Identities. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Last November, the Maricopa County Education Service Agency (MCESA) was notified by the United States Department of Education that it is one of the Highest-Rated Applications for the Investing in Innovation (i3) 2013 Competition. The i3 competition is a highly competitive...

2014-01-07 08:29:05

LearningMate Solutions, Inc. announces $210,000 in kind support for the Maricopa County Education Service Agency's (MCESA) I-3 Grant Proposal titled Engineering STEM Identities NEW YORK, January 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last November, the Maricopa County Education Service Agency (MCESA) was notified by the United States Department of Education that it is one of the Highest-Rated Applications for the Investing in Innovation (i3) 2013 Competition. The i3 competition is a highly...

2013-12-10 23:30:02

For the third consecutive year, the U.S. Army Educational Outreach Program, in collaboration with the Technology Student Association, is offering UNITE, a program that encourages high school students in underserved populations to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) college majors and careers. Reston, VA (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Colleges and universities nationwide are invited to become host institutions for UNITE, a pre-collegiate summer program designed to...

2013-12-06 15:14:38

NASA's Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) has awarded fellowships and scholarships for the 2013-2014 academic year to 40 graduate and undergraduate students from across the United States to increase diversity in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines. Thirty graduate students from 16 states and the District of Columbia were selected to receive the competitive Harriett G. Jenkins Graduate Fellowship, which provides as much as $45,000 annually...

2013-12-05 23:52:09

Researchers create professional development program to promote open dialog in the classroom The lack of interest in math or natural sciences is one of the most frequently voiced causes for concern in the debate surrounding education, at least in Germany. It has been seen time and again that pupils lose their enthusiasm for physics, chemistry and math once they reach eighth or ninth grade. But is this inevitable? And if not, how can teachers steer a different course? Education...


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