Posts tagged “STEM education”
Wake Forest non-profit leverages the local engineering talent pool to push the boundaries of wireless technologies for North Carolina and the world.
Nestled in the mountains of North Carolina, the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) is one of the most treasured educational facilities in the state that many probably have never of - until now.
The first 'STEM Report Card" for North Carolina examines the state of science, technology, engineering and math education, notes the increasing number of future jobs that will require STEM-related education, and calls for steps to be taken to correct "several deficiencies."
North Carolina is leading the nation through the Certified Educational Chief Technology Officer (CeCTO) program, which kicked off its fourth year last month.
Big Blue blog: IBM says its analytics business is growing fast and projects that the unit's revenues will produce $4 more than expected to $20B a year by 2015. Plus: "Watson" becomes a chef; Cheesecake Factor uses IBM analytics; IBM boosts STEM in New York state.
Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter creator Jack Dorsey are among the tech luminaries promoting the teaching and learning of computer coding in schools through a new video.
Teachers celebrated "Digital Learning Day" on Wednesday, the same day SAS celebrated registering its 100,000th educator for free use of its educational software tools. That's an increase of 30,000 in just four months. Talk about research and development paying dividends: Better teaching tools plus better-equipped instructors plus smarter students equals a better future.
The North Carolina Community College System is pushing the boundaries of bandwidth by leveraging leading-edge video technologies on NCREN to create innovative learning environments for students all over the state.
Internet access at public libraries is a valuable asset for economic recovery. It is the most sought-after public library service available today and is used by more than half of all library visitors nationwide, which is why this story kicks off the final week as Day 8 of this MCNC's second annual 12 Days of Broadband.
STENCIL, or Students and Teachers Employing New Criteria in Learning, offers a cloud-based tool kit to help school officials predict if a student is a drop-out risk.
12 Days of Broadband, Day 3: Internet connectivity in education is explored. Many see the demand for bandwidth in education skyrocketing in the near future, especially with Common Core standards soon to take effect.
North Carolina, a state that recognized the growth opportunities of 1950s technologies by creating the Research Triangle Park, is increasing the classroom focus on science, technology, engineering and math -- the so-called STEM fields. The goal is building a workforce with the training needed for high-wage, high-demand careers.
Testing the waters of what is expected to be a turbulent battle over immigration policy next year, the House voted Friday to make green cards accessible to foreign students graduating with advanced science and math degrees from U.S. universities.