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Expanding the Definition of Who Teaches STEM, When and How

Theresa Berenato | Posted 07.07.2013 | Impact
Theresa Berenato

As critical skills needs in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) are escalating in today's changing society -- we are challenged to contribute and collaborate in our own communities.

Mentoring the Next Generation Towards STEM Careers

Kate Schrauth | Posted 08.12.2012 | Science
Kate Schrauth

Did you have a special chemistry teacher who helped light a spark that led to a career in science? Or a baseball coach who said your knack for calculating batting averages could be an asset in math class? If so, you're one of the lucky few.

Pentagon Rolls Out the Red Carpet to Inspire Tomorrow's Innovators with the Air Force STEM 2020 Challenge

Ravi Chaudhary | Posted 07.02.2012 | Education
Ravi Chaudhary

The 317th Recruiting Squadron recently started a program to inspire innovation and creativity in science, technology, engineering, and math programs. They challenged students in D.C., Virginia, and Maryland schools with a simple question: Why are STEM careers important to our nation?

Science and Math With an 'Edge' -- Learning Is Best When It's Messy and Unpredictable

Larry Bock | Posted 05.28.2012 | Books
Larry Bock

Science has suffered too long from a public-relations problem perpetuated by images of nerdy researchers in white coats spouting boring formulas and theories. If we are to excite and inspire kids in science we have to explore new and creative interactive approaches.

PCAST Report: Launching the U.S. to Greater STEM Heights

James M. Gentile | Posted 04.16.2012 | College
James M. Gentile

The President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) issued a report on Feb. 7 on how to produce 1 million additional college graduates over the next decade with degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). It's an important report.