Articles: STEM

Alison DeNisco
Fourteen states require a student be allowed to fulfill a math, science or foreign language credit for high school graduation by completing a computer science course. (Click to enlarge)
Recent reports reveal lack of female and minority students in AP computer science courses
Alison DeNisco
Last year, more than 900 middle school students gathered at the American Museum of Natural History in one of New York City’s largest science fairs (with more than 400 projects) on the 10th anniversary of the museum’s middle school science initiative, Urban Advantage.
American Museum of Natural History provides research and lab experiences for under-resourced high school students
Janice M. Tkaczyk
Janice M. Tkaczyk is the national director for counselor and academic relations at Universal Technical Institute. She spent 35 years in public education, including 30 as the guidance director at a regional, technical high school.
How educators can empower teens to make smart education and career choices
Kylie Lacey
First and second graders from Roosevelt Elementary School examine where the mouth of the Elwha River empties into the Strait of Juan de Fuca, which connects to the Pacific Ocean.
Field trips to the Elwha River near the Pacific coast let students do real-world experiments

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