The latest news about STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) in schools, including articles, Commentaries, and special features.

Interweaving arts and sciences curriculum can build student strengths across subject areas, writes arts education officer John Ceschini.
—Bob Dahm for Education Week

STEM + Art: A Brilliant Combination

Interweaving arts and sciences curriculum can build student strengths across subject areas, writes arts education officer John Ceschini. (December 2, 2014)

Spotlight on STEM

This Spotlight takes a closer look at innovative approaches to STEM teaching and learning in American schools.

Special Collection

Technology Counts 2008
This annual report on ed tech focuses on strengthening U.S. students' preparation in the subjects known by the increasingly familiar shorthand of STEM.

Curriculum Matters Blog

10/07 02:00 pm | Gates Foundation Staying the Course on Teacher Effectiveness, High Standards | Bill Gates says his foundation remains committed to its current work in supporting the use of high academic standards and helping teachers improve through evaluation systems ...

On-Demand Webinar

The New Wave of STEM-Focused Schools
This webinar focused on emerging STEM-focused public schools geared toward attracting populations underrepresented in the STEM fields.

PD Webinars

Engaging Girls and Other Underrepresented Populations in STEM
This webinar focused on specific programs and strategies for engaging girls and other underrepresented populations in the process of science.

The STEM Teacher as Project Manager: Leveraging Outside Knowledge and Resources
This webinar focused on how innovative STEM teachers are locating, and integrating, outside materials into their curriculum and instruction.

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The integration of STEM in schools will spark innovation, not diminish other subjects, write Ann Myers and Jill Berkowicz.
September 22, 2015 - Education Week
September 22, 2015 - Education Week
The biggest increases from last year to this year were seen in physics and computer science, according to new data from the College Board.
September 8, 2015 - Education Week
September 8, 2015 - Education Week
August 25, 2015 - Education Week
August 18, 2015 - Education Week
"Preparing kids to work together successfully in teams plays a critical role in today's STEM classes," says middle school teacher Anne Jolly.
August 11, 2015 - Teacher
James Ryan, the district’s chief for STEM learning, discusses San Francisco’s new initiative to teach computer science in every grade.
August 4, 2015 - Education Week
STEM teaching practice needs to cross into all aspects of education, former teacher and national STEM consultant Jonathan W. Gerlach says.
July 10, 2015 - Teacher
Even within the STEM disciplines, students struggle to apply math concepts in other subjects, according to researchers.
June 2, 2015 - Education Week

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