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  • MayimBialikTI
    A Chat with Mayim Bialik on STEM
    Mayim Bialik was able to have a chat about STEM (Science, Technology. Engineering and Math) and calculators through Texas Instruments (TI) with whom she is brand ambassador for TI Education Technology and advocate for STEM for students and in...
  • Do You Love Your TI Calculator?
    Do You Love Your TI Calculator?
    Students and teachers take note: through September 18, 2015, anyone over the age of 13 can submit a photo or video featuring their favorite TI technology on Twitter or Instagram by using the hashtag #ilyTIcontest and show why you love your TI...
  • An innovative high school
    An innovative high school for the thrice exceptional
    STEM3 Academy, part of The Help Group, is an innovative high school that will open its doors for the first time. Director, Dr. Ellis Crasnow says, “Our school is for bright, curious, technology-driven high school students with social and...
  • Robot and child
    Recent trend in after school activities
    The hottest trend in after-school activities is called STEM – science, technology, engineering and math. Being a nerd is not required, but learning and being passionate about these fields is welcomed.STEM programs are popping up all over the...
  • OWI Robotic sets amaze children and adults alike.
    Interview with OWI Robotics CEO Craig Morioka
    Robots are becoming increasingly commonplace and OWI Robotics is a company that is determined to make them popular playthings. OWI Robotics offers a series of award-winning construction kits that must be assembled by the user before they can be...
  • Baby hand holding mother finger
    Women prefer spending time with family over high-powered careers
    Reddit, the front page of the internet, has been in the news lately when an ill-advised attempt at censorship resulted in moderators shutting down most of the site, prompting the resignation of CEO Ellen Pao. In addition to Pao, reddit has lost...
  • Completed Kingii Dragon.
    Review: Kingii Dragon by OWI Robotics
    Robots are becoming increasingly popular and OWI Robotics is determined to make them popular playthings. OWI Robotics offers a series of construction kits that must be assembled by the user before they can be played with. When put together...
  • STEM is important but so is Arts
    The STEM Engine
    In 1964, the legendary physicist Richard Feynman delivered a 7-part series of Messenger Lectures at Cornell University on “The Character of Physical Law.” (Bill Gates of Microsoft has made the videos of the lecturesavailable for free...
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    It's 2015. Should women with MBAs and law degrees still pursue nonprofit jobs?
    Of the nine jobs listed in “In Nine Jobs You Can Do With A Law Degree” by Renee Sylvestre-Williams, Contributor to Forbes.com, on November 2012, only three are not in the commercial sector: Public Interest Advocacy, Government and...
  • Do you have a young engineer in your family?
    Do you have a young engineer in your family?
    Science and math continue to be important subjects that children are encouraged to develop an interest in, and summer summer camp classes at the State College of Florida in Lakewood Ranch are offering opportunities for children ages 7-15 to...
  • Bread and Grains
    Forcing engineers to sew makes as much sense as forcing chemists to bake
    Humans have been using yeast to make bread for at least 5 000 years, and possibly longer. Yeast can reasonably be considered humanity’s ‘oldest industrial microorganism’. Yeast, a living, single-celled fungus, feeds on the sugars...
  • NASA pic
    NASA offers STEM-related mentoring program for kids in fifth through eight grade
    It’s never too early to think about your career and with summer in full swing, it’s a great time to explore the field of science. Just announced through Kids.gov, kids in fifth to eighth grade have a unique opportunity to apply to be...
  • Tim Hunt
    Nobel Prize winner Sir Tim Hunt: Men and women should be segregated in labs
    Most people assume that in order to be a Nobel Prize winner, you have to have accomplished something in the field in which you won and be fairly intelligent. Sir Tim Hunt is challenging the second piece of criteria by making comments that can only...
  • Need to rethink the purpose of higher education
    Big money undermines higher education
    Education and business isn’t quite the pair as, say, horse and carriage or love and marriage, but the association seems to be getting stronger every semester.Consider the business perspective and the logic of its exponents.Education, a $1...
  • Partnership for the 21st Century is Transforming Schools Through Technology
    Partnership for the 21st Century is Transforming Schools Through Technology
    Partnership for 21st Century is "a national advocacy organization that encourages schools, districts, and states to infuse technology into education -- and provides tools and resources to facilitate that effort" (NEA).P21's mission...
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