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2013-08-13 12:24:40

The network continues in its mission to promote the importance of educational programming with the premiere of "MATEMONSTRUOS," an animated series devoted to inspiring kids to love math MIAMI, Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Familia heads back to school with the MATEMONSTRUOS, a group of very special creatures on a mission: to get kids interested in math at an early age. Starring Max, Lily and Gu, the new animated series demonstrates math is everywhere and can be used to solve any...

2013-08-09 23:00:46

America’s first woman in space hailed as a “role model to generations of young women” and passionate advocate of science education. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 The White House Office of the Press Secretary announced yesterday that President Obama has awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Sally Ride (posthumous), America’s first woman in space, and founder of Sally Ride Science, an organization dedicated to igniting student interest in science, technology,...

2013-08-05 16:21:49

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chabot Space & Science Center is conducting intensive teacher development workshops August 5(th)-9(th) to bring Bay Area teachers up to speed on the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Twenty-six states worked together on the development of the NGSS standards, which are internationally benchmarked for K-12 science education. In June, California State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tom Torlakson recommended that...

2013-07-15 23:24:01

American Sentinel University’s chief academic officer recently addressed education innovators at HBCUs Connected: Executive Leadership Forum about the crucial areas in higher education and affirmed that a world-class science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) adept workforce is the key to addressing the challenges of the 21st century in health care, technology, business and innovation and is paramount to the U.S. competing in a global marketplace. Learn more about American Sentinel...

2013-07-10 12:29:33

Program offers hands-on experience and in-depth workshops on new age technologies and creates awareness of career opportunities in STEM COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading IT services, consulting, and business solutions organization, today announced the completion of its annual goIT summer camp in Columbus, Ohio. The camp, which is now in its second year in Columbus, is hosted at The Ohio Union at The Ohio...

2013-07-09 23:21:16

Online Platform Revolutionizes How Colleges and Corporations Search, Interact and Evaluate STEM Students Charleston, SC (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 With only one third of students qualified for the fast growing demand for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) related jobs, STEM Premier provides a game changing solution for the challenges in the STEM marketplace. STEM Premier is a subscription based virtual platform that provides students, no matter where they are in the world, an...

2013-07-08 08:30:47

National Science Foundation Director of Engineering Education Dr. Theresa Maldonado Keynotes Launch for 16 Summer Programs Building a Model for the Rest of the Country BROOKLYN, N.Y., July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to evidence that the United States is falling behind other countries in preparing youngsters in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)-and to President Barack Obama's recent call for "an all-hands on deck approach to...

2013-07-03 23:01:45

Innovative Hands-On Science Program Sees New Growth as NASA Honors Sally Ride Science Founder San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 On July 10, 2013, the newly christened Sally Ride EarthKAM will be embarking on its first mission with its new name, as new groups of middle school students from across the world operate a camera aboard the International Space Station and capture custom images of the earth’s surface. The Sally Ride EarthKAM is a NASA program administered by Sally Ride Science...

2013-06-28 12:20:43

ARLINGTON, Va., June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) announced today that its President and CEO Mark DeYoung was named one of the "100 CEO Leaders in STEM" by STEMconnector®, a network dedicated to linking those advocating science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education across disciplines and distances. DeYoung was honored for his leadership at ATK and his commitment to advancing STEM for young people in the communities in which the company operates. (Photo:...

2013-06-19 23:03:12

Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards Offer Opportunity to Transform Teacher Preparation and Support San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 The California STEM Learning Network (CSLNet) today released a new research paper calling for significant changes in how teachers are taught in order to meet the demands of the new Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards. The report, released today at the U.S. News STEM Solutions Summit in Austin, Texas, recommends...