How Technology Can Assist in Teaching Math and Science

Learn about how math and science curriculums are changing to better STEM education. When it comes to education it’s important to study a well-rounded curriculum. However, when it comes to math and science, students often lose interest. Encouraging students to engage in STEM programs is important. In recent years, curriculums have started to change to […]

An Iowa Elementary School Launches V.R. Science Curriculum

An elementary school in Iowa started using virtual reality in their science classes to make science more interactive.  Using the Oculus Rift, the Buffalo Elementary School students used the headsets and tested out the virtual reality curriculum from VictoryVR, which recently launched the first installment of a virtual reality science curriculum. The curriculum was made […]

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Open Courses Hope to Engage Girls in STEM Fields

Open Courses Hope to Engage Girls in STEM Fields

History tells us that including women in STEM fields results in breakthroughs. For centuries, women were not allowed to learn to read or even be interested in science and technology. This antiquated way of thinking resulted in science, technology, engineering and math to be “men only” fields. Just think about it…. Try naming five famous […]

Common Core & Technology: An Educational Revolution

Common Core & Technology: An Educational Revolution

Teachers who want to make student engagement with the common core easier turn to technology. Teachers are facing two new pressures in the classroom. The first is to focus more and more centrally on Common Core Standards and the second is to make sure that their students keep up with our increasingly technologically-dependent world. Some […]

‘Professor Astro Cat’ Educational App Makes Science Learning Fun

'Professor Astro Cat' Educational App Makes Science Learning Fun

A new app, Professor Astro Cat’s Solar System, aims to engage students in STEM fields. Did you know that, currently, for every unemployed person in the United States there are nearly two jobs open in the fields of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM)? This is an interesting factoid when thinking about the future of […]

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STEM’s Next Generation Of Leaders

STEM's Next Generation Of Leaders

These up-and-coming great minds are sure to shape our future! Educators have been working hard to prepare their students for a global economy. One of the ways they have accomplished this goal is by equipping students in the disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Students involved in STEM programs are empowered to make […]