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Why Leading Philanthropists Are Banking On A Penguin Named JiJi

Janine Ingram | Posted 06.22.2014 | Impact
Janine Ingram

Despite their deep attachment to and lightning-speed use of technology on a daily basis, U.S. students, as a whole, perform dismally in STEM -- science, technology, engineering and math.

In Defense of Algebra

Linda Rosen | Posted 09.30.2012 | Education
Linda Rosen

Let's not throw the baby out with the bath water. Instead, let's ensure that all students master algebraic thinking and problem-solving, the essence of algebra, regardless of their eventual career goals.

Ensuring that Investments Add Up to Big Improvements in STEM Learning

Linda Rosen | Posted 09.10.2012 | Impact
Linda Rosen

For too long, big investments have not added up to big improvements in STEM learning. We hope the STEMworks Database can help change that equation.

Slow and Steady Will Not Win the Race

Linda Rosen | Posted 07.16.2012 | Education
Linda Rosen

We should not deny the progress we've made thus far. But business leaders learned long ago that slow and steady will not win the race.

And the Winners Are...

Linda Rosen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Linda Rosen

Activision and SAS. You could hardly find two companies that are more different. But both companies agree on one very critical point: Jobs that require math and science are very cool.

Facebook Makes STEM Social

Mike Schroepfer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Mike Schroepfer

From putting a man on the moon to the creation of life-saving medications, STEM is everywhere. STEM is also used in places that some may not realize, including at Facebook.

Using Technology to Encourage Health And Wellness

Sunny Consolvo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Sunny Consolvo

The technology that people at Intel create continually challenges the concept of what's possible. I'm excited about being part of that.

Why Yes, It Is Rocket Science!

Tania Gay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Tania Gay

I am 25 years old now and I am an Aerospace design engineer, or as some may amusingly call me, a "Rocket Scientist." I can't imagine anything else I would rather be doing.

Dialing Up Discrete Mathematics at Time Warner Cable

Tara Mullins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Tara Mullins

While all facets of STEM play a critical role in the director of engineering at TWC work, the skill he relies on the most is math, which he embraced as a teen.

Calling All Innovators

Linda Rosen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Linda Rosen

It may be hard to believe in these gloomy days, but this is a time of incredible opportunity for our nation's kids.

Are we Heading in the Wrong Direction?

Tony Zini | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Tony Zini

Our myopic focus on standardized testing has taken our eyes off the real goal of education which, put simply, is to prepare students to succeed in the world they will face upon completing their education.

Do It for the Kids

Bim Ayandele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Bim Ayandele

"Waiting for 'Superman' " will be nominated for an Oscar, and I won't be at all surprised if it wins. I certainly hope it does, for in my humble opinion, it is without a doubt the most important film of the year.