How storytelling and humor can bolster STEM engagement

by Colin Wood • 7 days ago

Commentary: edWeb.net's Elieen Belastock says narrative and humor can help students overcome their misgivings with technical subject matter.

STEM education license plate appears in Nevada

by Colin Wood • 2 weeks ago

Those who purchase the new design will see their proceeds go toward nonprofits that advance technology and computer science training and education.

Study finds digital alerts boost STEM student success

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

Recent research found students were more likely to stay enrolled in their universities if they opted into receiving digital alerts.

Arkansas expands stipend program for computer science teachers

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

With the goal of expanding the availability of computer science programs in the state, up to $10,000 will be awarded to computer science teachers.

Virginia forms STEM education commission to tackle workforce issues

by Colin Wood • 3 months ago

The new advisory body will seek opportunities for public-private partnership and improve educational access across demographic groups.

The STEM teacher shortage primarily disadvantages minority students

by Betsy Foresman • 5 months ago

One group in New Jersey is trying to close the gap by training current educators to teach subjects like physics, creating a more diverse workforce.

How one charity is boosting the STEM workforce by teaching underserved adults

by Eileen Abbott • 6 months ago

Commentary: Eileen Abbott, a volunteer with Agile Charities, explains how the nonprofit is helping adults get placed in a growing IT workforce.

How Virginia Tech's innovation campus could transform the technology talent pipeline

by Betsy Foresman • 6 months ago

The Washington metro area has more computer science graduates than anywhere else, but university officials say it still isn't enough.

SUNY Buffalo rolls out online series on computer vision, a hot field in AI

by Betsy Foresman • 6 months ago

The university says studying the subject will help its students get a leg up on an emerging trend in computer science.