Posts tagged “STEM education”
Entrepreneur Chris Evans turns to low-cost tablet computers to bring technology to underserved Raleigh students. Read more about the effort.
In today's Broadband Report, Cardinal Gibbons High School senior Daniel OConnell talks with students at the North Carolina School of Science and Math to gain their perspective on the importance of broadband in today's classroom.
The founder of the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis makes unsolicited offer of $12 per share for the some 60 percent of the food giant he doesn't already own.
Nearly half of all jobs call for skills in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), according to a new Brookings Institution study. That makes North Carolina's STEM economy even bigger than previously thought.
A Brookings Institute report breaks down the STEM economy in the Raleigh-Cary, Charlotte and Greensboro-High Point metro areas. WRALTechWire Insiders get the details.
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.