Report: 5 Ways Companies Can Invest in STEM Education (T.H.E. Journal)

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A company that runs a STEM network has encouraged its corporate and philanthropic clients to invest in high school and college programs to ensure a steady pipeline of STEM-ready workers. In a recent report, STEMconnector outlined various ways to invest in STEM education, and also proposed a framework to help define and measure such programs’ impact. Forms these investments might take include: Financial …


Tuesday — May 21, 2019 STEMdaily

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In today’s STEMdaily, T.H.E. Journal covers STEMconnector’s Input to Impact report, Morehouse alum Robert F. Smith pays off graduates’ student debt during commencement speech, Michigan adopts K-12 Computer Science standards, and The Toy Association releases study on what makes a good STEM/STEAM toy. Click here for the full 5/21 STEMdaily. STEM Reports Report: 5 Ways Companies Can Invest in STEM Education …


Monday — May 20, 2019 STEMdaily

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In today’s STEMdaily, The Atlantics covers teaching students to think at the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science (MSMS), Lupita Nyong’o makes a big STEM donation to an Atlantic all girls school on Good Morning America, and the University of Florida partners with the U.S. Air Force to create a center to better fortify autonomous vehicles against cyber attacks. Click here for …


Friday — May 17, 2019 STEMdaily

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In today’s STEMdaily, The College Board announced new SAT Adversity Score metrics, Microsoft partners with General Assembly to train and certify 15,000 workers in AI-skills, Glassdoor releases the top-entry level jobs, and engadget reports on STEM Toys that get kids hands dirty, not just on screens! Click here for the full 5/17 STEMdaily. Diversity in STEM New SAT Adversity Score …


Thursday — May 16, 2019 STEMdaily

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In today’s STEMdaily, Lupita Nyong’o suprprises all-girls STEM school on GMA, NASA announces a woman astronaut will land on the Moon in 2024, a Microsoft grant will help train Miami-Dade educators in computer science, AEI reports names the best and worst metro areas to live in for STEM Jobs, and UVA profiles a student working in blacksmith engineering. Click here …


Wednesday — May 15, 2019 STEMdaily

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In today’s STEMdaily, FIRST reflects on the tragic death of Kendrick Castillo in the STEM School shooting in Colorado, Wyoming adds computer science standards, Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce (CEW) releases new report on talent on privilege,  and 5 jobs of the future kids will flock to. Click here for the full 5/15 STEMdaily. #KendrickCastillo Don Bossi …


Tuesday — May 14, 2019 STEMdaily

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In today’s STEMdaily, FIRST announces that registration is open for the FIRST RISE 2019-2020 robotics season and it’s cross-program partnership theme with Star Wars: Force for Change, TCS & Toronto students compete for top spots at the TCS goIT Tech Summit, Amazon donates $3M to the new Center for Science and Innovation at Seattle University, and XPRIZE announces new public …


Monday — May 13, 2019 STEMdaily

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In today’s STEMdaily, math whiz and former NFL player John Urschel has a new book out called Mind and Matter: A Life in Math and Football, NYC Public Schools picks enVisionmath 2.0 for its K-5 core math curriculum, Steve Wozniak’s Woz U coding schools may be forced to close in Arizona, and coding bootcamp Ironhack earns Facebook grant to help diversify tech …


Friday — May 10, 2019 STEMdaily

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In today’s STEMdaily, KVOO News covers the U.S. Cellular Connected Storm Sanctuary Day of Design expo in Tulsa, the Boston Bruins hold hockey as a teaching tool event for Teachers Appreciation Week, the G-7 science academies release joint statement on Science and Trust, and how maker education can build empathy for young learners. Click here for the full 5/10 STEMdaily. …


Thursday — May 9, 2019 STEMdaily

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In today’s STEMdaily, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes writes op-ed in NYT calling for regulators to break up the company, Harris-Stowe receives $2.25M NSF STEM grant, California approves plan to help school districts implement computer science classes, and Kahoot acquires math app maker DragonBox for $18M. Click here for the full 5/9 STEMdaily.  Industry Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes calls for the …


Wednesday — May 8, 2019 STEMdaily

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In today’s STEMdaily, Education Dive dives into STEMconnector’s Input to Impact report, applications are open for the American Association of Community College’s MentorLinks Mentors program, Fast Company profiles the 75% of staff at successful IT company Ultra Testing who are on the autism spectrum, and computer science makes big gains in Florida. Click here for the full 5/8 STEMdaily Reports Report …


Tuesday — May 7, 2019 STEMdaily

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In today’s STEMdaily, LEGO introduces new STEM Star Wars kit on “May the Fourth Be With You” / Star Wars Day, VCU plans to build new $21M STEM building, Kareem Abdul-Jabar donates $100K for LA STEM camp, CITGO hosts STEM Day at Boston Red Sox game, and the Patriots and Raytheon name the Massachusetts STEM Teachers of the Year. Click …


Monday — May 6, 2019 STEMdaily

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In today’s STEMdaily, Florida passes career training education bill, STEM School Chattanooga to host 5th annual STEM Jubilee, NMSI releases interactive mapping tool to identify “STEM deserts”, Maui hosts the 10th annual Hawai’i STEM Education conference, and Strip’s remote engineering hub shows how distributed workforces can thrive. Click here for the entire 5/6 STEMdaily. K-12 Education Florida Passes Bill to …


Friday — May 3, 2019 STEMdaily

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In today’s STEMdaily, the leaders of AAAS & Lyda Hill write in Newsweek about how Katie Bouman showed the world what a woman in STEM can do if given the chance, Tiger Woods interviews a TGR Foundation Earl Woods Scholar, USC unveils an STEM MBA specialization, and how two U.S. Naval Research Laboratory engineers are inspiring STEM throughout Puerto Rico. …


Thursday — May 2, 2019 STEMdaily

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In today’s STEMdaily, STEMconnector hosts its Annual Summit and releases new research report, Input to Impact, a re-cap of the 15,000 students who were in Louisville for the VEX Robotics World Championship, U.S. News unveils the 2019 Best STEM High Schools, an inspiring Twitter thread by Code.org’s CEO, and blockchain credentials head to Tulsa high schools. Click here for the …


Wednesday — May 1, 2019 STEMdaily

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In today’s STEMdaily, Base 11 names two new directors to its board who are also STEMconnector members, a look at how the UMBC Meyerhoff Scholars Program changed the game for STEM diversity efforts in higher ed, the UTeach Accelerate program seeks to train STEM teachers in as little as one year, Lockheed Martin announces inaugural winners of its STEM Scholarships, and Bill …


Tuesday — April 30, 2019 STEMdaily

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In today’s STEMdaily, NMSI releases its STEM Opportunity Index online map illustrating strengths and potential gaps in public STEM education around the country, Northrop Grumman invests in the CSforALL Accessibility Pledge Project to support STEM learners with disabilities, results from the National Assessment of Education Progress in Technology and Engineering Literacy show middle schoolers are improving on the test in large …


Thursday — April 25, 2019 STEMdaily

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In today’s STEMdaily, Governor Jay Inslee makes Washington state the first to sign legislation for Girls Who Code’s K-12 computer science policy push, the Society for Science & The Public announces mentors in its Advocate Grant Program, over 8,500 Women in STEM have joined the 500 Women Scientists database, The Actuarial Foundation announces winners of its Modeling The Future Challenge, …


Wednesday — April 24, 2019 STEMdaily

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In today’s STEMdaily, UMD shows of its new computer science center named after Oculus VR co-founder, 3M plays big role in women inventors, Washington STEM hosts “STEM Signing Day” events, and Oregon State receives grant from NSF to manage a third research ship in the Pacific Ocean. Click here for the full 4/24 STEMdaily.   Higher Education Sneak peek: Inside …


Tuesday — April 23, 2019 STEMdaily

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In today’s STEMdaily, a new NPR/Ipsos study finds most teachers aren’t teaching climate science despite 4 out of 5 parents wishing they did, the Philadelphia Inquirer profiles Ivana Seric, a standout basketball player at NJIT who is bringing her knowledge of the game, and data science, to help the Philadelphia 76ers, the Dayton Regional STEM School celebrates “10 Years of Innovation”, …