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2013-11-15 23:01:45

By investing in the integration of technology into the classroom setting, NEF’s CyberLearning platform provides an innovative method for the integration of STEM + (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, English, Social Studies, SAT/ACT, IT and Business) education in the classroom. NEF is now accepting applications for its STEM Grant with a December 1st deadline. (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 By investing in the integration of technology into the classroom setting NEF’s CyberLearning...

2013-11-14 23:23:47

SDSU’s CRMSE designing informal mathematics programs with art and science museums. San Diego, Calif. (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 San Diego State University’s Center for Research in Mathematics and Science Education (CRMSE) kicked off a new four-year National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded initiative with the Balboa Park Learning Institute (BPLI) last week. The InforMath Collaborative is bringing together university researchers with staff from the Mingei International Museum, Museum of...

2013-11-12 23:31:04

Middle and high school students can learn how to build a mobile app, bring it to market, and retain the profit themselves in the Verizon Innovative App Challenge, in partnership with Technology Student Association. Eight school teams will win a $20,000 grant for their schools. Reston, VA (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 It’s a common scene: Teens tapping and swiping on their cell phone or tablet. One in four teens are “cell-mostly” Internet users, according to the Pew Research Center’s...

2013-11-11 23:04:30

STEM skills are in high demand in both traditional and non-traditional STEM related fields. To address the increasing demand for STEM skills, the National Education Foundation believes that early introduction to STEM will help students become well equipped with STEM skills. (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 STEM skills are in high demand in both traditional and non-traditional STEM related fields. This demand has left some employers in search of employees with STEM skills. To address the...

Manufacturing Technologies Brought To Middle-school Classrooms
2013-10-30 10:27:35

National Science Foundation Virginia engineering design academy is outgrowth of National Science Foundation-funded project A partnership among the University of Virginia's (UVa) Schools of Education and Engineering and the Charlottesville Public Schools has led to the launch of Buford Engineering Design Academy, a laboratory school for advanced manufacturing. In conjunction with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sept. 30, National Science Foundation (NSF) leaders, UVa faculty and UVa and...

2013-10-24 23:02:58

CPO Science Crazy Traits and Fast Food Value Pack Honored as Among the Best in Classroom-Tested, Teacher-Recommended Products Portland, OR (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Today at the National Science Teachers’ Association (NSTA) Conference, School Specialty announced that two of its supplemental educational resources are winners of the 2014 Teachers' Choice Award for the Classroom from “Learning” magazine. CPO Science Crazy Traits and Fast Food Value Pack were both honored as among...

2013-10-18 23:04:57

TeenLife Media, an online media company that offers comprehensive information and resources for parents, teens, and educators, recognizes the value of STEM education for students in its first-ever 2013 Guide to STEM Programs presented in partnership with STEMconnector®. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 TeenLife Media, an online media company that offers comprehensive information and resources for parents, teens, and educators, recognizes the value of STEM education for students in...

2013-10-18 12:13:10

The Center for Geoscience Education and Public Understanding at the American Geosciences Institute has released a landmark report on the status of Earth Science education in U.S. middle and high schools, describing in detail significant gaps between identified priorities and lagging practice. The report, "Earth and Space Sciences Education in U.S. Secondary Schools: Key Indicators and Trends," offers baseline data on indicators of the subject's status since the release of the Next...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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