Articles: STEM

A river runs through lessons in Washington

Field trips to the Elwha River near the Pacific coast let students do real-world experiments

Transforming quiet school libraries into collaborative spaces

One of the biggest trends is “makerspaces” where students use their imaginations to create crafts, electronics, videos and other projects

Climate change ed in NYC schools heats up

Eleven states have adopted the Next Generation Science Standards, which cover climate change and also acknowledge human influence

Designing games as a career path

Students study creative aspects of game design and programming at Florida magnet school

How to close the STEM skills gap

Competing on a global level starts with attracting—and retaining—the best and brightest teachers