The proportion of graduates with degrees in science and engineering who are Black is flat or down, even as demand for workers in those high-paying fields grows at double the rate of other occupations. And Covid-19 pandemic trends appear to…
By Melba Newsome, The Hechinger Report
Field biologist Charlotte Devitz is part of a trend: researchers expanding the boundaries of accessible science.
By Vicky Stein
On National Inventors Day, learn how one Massachusetts educator is teaching his students about the power of invention.
By Doug Scott
A new curriculum aims to instill in young people a love of flying, which could be key to driving more skilled workers into the field.
By Vic Pasquantonio
By Larisa Epatko
“By building it themselves, they’ll probably remember it for the rest of their lives," said the Salvadori Center’s executive director Kenn Jones.
Everyone knows that 3-, 4- and 5-year-olds ask a lot of questions. But that unrestrained curiosity can unsettle preschool teachers who feel they lack sufficient understanding of science, technology, engineering and math, often referred to as STEM. Hari Sreenivasan reports…
By Lisa Stark, Education Week
At an after-school STEM club in Rhode Island, students are working on an engineering challenge -- because they want to be. The low-stakes, fun environment offers time for exploration when resources or hands-on activities may be in short supply during…
By Annette Jacobson
Today’s high school students are expected to decide on a life path early, and dedicate everything to pursuing that track, especially those considering a major or career in STEM. While it can produce students with high technical capabilities, this hyper…
A male software engineer’s 10-page manifesto against Google’s diversity initiatives has gone viral inside the company. Here's what he gets wrong.
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