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'CodeCrush' immersion experience builds a Midwest STEM community

by Ryan Johnston • 1 week ago

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

by Ryan Johnston • 2 weeks ago

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

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

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

by Colin Wood • 1 month ago

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

by Stacey Pusey • 2 months ago

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

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

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

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

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

by Ryan Johnston • 2 months ago

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

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

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."

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