Posts tagged “STEM education”
STEM News: Science, technology, education and math businesses and jobs, combined with a STEM-literate workforce, will lead North Carolina communities to an economic rebirth. It’s our best strategy for making every community in the state healthy, vital, and ready to face the 21st century, says North Carolina Secretary of Commerce Keith Crisco.
STEM news: Math and science students from four North Carolina schools put in a strong performance in the 2010 National Science Olympiad at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on May 20 through May 22. But, before appearing in the national competition, North Carolina Olympians had to advance from a state tournament at N.C. State University.
STEM News: North Carolina companies are working harder than ever to keep our state on the cutting edge of technology by helping to bring the wonders of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to young students. However, the shortage of students going into STEM fields today raises serious concern for business leaders who aim to keep America the world’s center for innovation.
STEM news: Officials from NASA recently joined high school students and leaders in Lumberton to share the importance of science and math to their own futures and to the future of their community.
Wake Forest University demonstrated “CellCraft” last week at the White House during the inaugural National Lab Day celebration. The game developers intend to roll out the game to other schools, at no charge, in early summer.
RTP firm provides professional services to K-12 and higher education institutions nationwide, and now offers updated courses to help teachers integrate the new Adobe Creative Suite 5 into their classrooms.
STEM news: Several North Carolina school districts, in a collaborative effort with state and national partners, are planning to submit applications this week for the $650 million Investing in Innovation Fund through the U.S. Department of Education. A dozen major foundations also have committed an additional $506 million to assist applicants to meet the matching fund requirements with i3, and have launched an online registry to help schools and programs gain better access to the money.
STEM report: Four North Carolina high school students represented the United States at the Beijing Youth Science Creation Competition in March. This year’s winners all reside in the Triangle area and traveled to China to present their original research projects to an international audience. This is their story …
STEM report: The four North Carolina high school students who represented the United States at the Beijing Youth Science Creation Competition in March recently spoke to North Carolina lawmakers about their trip overseas. Legislators said seeing presentations and hearing experiences like this from students in our state shows that our future is in good hands.
Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) are critical to our economic future. While the definition confuses many, leaders throughout the state are working together to redefine it as Strategies That Engage the Mind – a new STEM education for North Carolina.
Sci-tech photos to remember: New NASA satellite captures erupting solar storm.
LTW is teaming with the N.C. STEM Community Collaborative, MCNC and the North Carolina Science, Mathematics and Technology Education Center (SMT Center) to launch a new weekly section that will focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics education.