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2014-03-10 23:22:39

Eighth-grade students from West Philadelphia will be experimenting with making and recycling bio-plastics. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Middle school students will gain real-life lab experience in materials science by playing and building with polymers as part of the University City Science Center STEAM Initiatives’ newest program, Polymer Play. Beginning in March, 15 students from KIPP West Philadelphia Preparatory Charter School will go to the Science Center once a week to...

2014-03-07 23:25:24

Learning List, a K-12 instructional materials review service, releases reviews of Scientific Minds' Biology Starters and Chemistry Starters. Austin, TX (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Educators and parents can now get independent information about Scientific Minds' state-adopted science products, the Biology Starters and the Chemistry Starters, both of which were adopted in Texas with 100% TEKS coverage. The reviews on LearningList.com help educators and parents understand which...

2014-02-20 23:30:56

Scientific Minds updates its grade 6-8 product, the Middle School Science Starters, to a new student-centered, interactive platform. Orange, TX (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Scientific Minds has announced the completion of Middle School Science Starters 2.0, a major update to its original middle school product. The new 2.0 model retains all the benefits of the original model while adding student-centered features such as a video/audio option, interactive flashcards and digital quizzes. The...

2014-02-12 23:28:26

The Science for All Foundation is Devoted to Promoting an Interest in STEM-Based Education in Youth Mesa, AZ (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 ScienceForAllFoundation.org has just announced the launch of its non-profit organization and website. The Science for All Foundation is dedicated to promoting an interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) in youth. The Science For All Foundation (SFAF), which has also just started a new Facebook page that people are can visit to get...

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...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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