'CodeCrush' immersion experience builds a Midwest STEM community
A grassroots coding workshop in South Dakota, Iowa and Nebraska is giving girls and their teachers a new resource for building technology skills.
There's a gap in education that only industry can fill, report says
Many students are graduating unprepared for the future. The answer, experts say, is inviting industry into the classroom.
Tennessee governor proposes $4 million STEM initiative
Gov. Bill Lee says the initiative would bolster the technology workforce and help develop new computer science standards and teacher training.
Pennsylvania governor spends $9.6 million on computer science training, education
Funding new programs that provide college pathways and teacher training is hoped to close a gap in the technical workforce.
Five ways makerspaces can support classroom learning
Commentary: edWeb.net's Stacey Pusey recounts how students from Vermont shared ways tech-centric spaces have enhanced their educations.
Girl Scouts can now earn a cybersecurity badge
The youth organization released new curriculum teaching safe online behavior and good password practices as part of a broader push for STEM education.
Need edtech help? 'You just have to ask' Indiana eLearning director says
Indiana's Candice Dodson says spurring new partnerships in education is often a matter merely of getting people in the same room.
Crowdfunding data shows rise in STEM, rural requests
Crowdfunding website DonorsChoose.org has published data showing STEM resources are still the fastest-growing need for K-12 teachers nationwide.
Pa. governor gives 'underserved' K-12 districts $8.7 million for computer science education
Gov. Tom Wolf's office says the funding of about $11,000 per school is meant to help "students of color, low-income students and girls."