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16 June 2021
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Broadcast TV News
Under 3 Minutes
Utah Stem Action Center’s Innovation Hub has partnered with schools in order to make learning about math and science more enjoyable for students. During the pandemic the organization made and delivered around 500 To-L...
10 June 2021
Miami, Florida, United States
Code/Art trains art teachers in a curriculum that combines art and coding, with the goal of inspiring girls to code. They also offer weekly clubs for elementary and middle school girls, a Future Female Tech Leaders pr...
19 April 2021
Over 3000 Words
The movement to promote science education and careers among people who are currently or formerly incarcerated is making slow but real progress. Programs like the National Science Foundation's STEM Opportunities in Pri...
1 April 2021
Lindstrom, Minnesota, United States
After talking about solar panels with his students, a teacher at a middle school in Minnesota worked with the school board to raise funds to install a rooftop solar panels for the entire district. All five of the scho...
12 March 2021
Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
In a science class in a local New Jersey school, students came up with a green solution to a storm water management and flooding problem in their parking lot when it rained. With help from the Cooperative Extension Wa...
27 February 2021
Keene, New Hampshire, United States
Among the chief concerns of parents and guardians whose children are navigating remote schooling, is keeping up with different methods of learning—especially when it comes to math. In New Hampshire, students and their...
19 February 2021
California, United States
Some California teachers developed lengthy, involved lessons to teach elementary school students about the historic Mars rover landing, in spite of virtual limitations. A teacher in Kumeyaay Elementary in San Diego Co...
14 December 2020
Austin, Texas, United States
Broadcast TV News
Under 3 Minutes
As summer programs across the country shut down to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Children’s Defense Fund Freedom School summer program in Austin tried was forced to quickly pivot to virtual learning. They had to make lar...
25 July 2020
Pandemic-induced uncertainty for schools, and their students, is creating wider learning gaps, especially for Black and Latino students. Two nonprofits, The Hidden Genius Project and INTech Camp for Girls, both of whi...
23 May 2020
Duck Hill, Mississippi, United States
Through the Achieving Sustainability Through Education and Economic Development Solutions (ASEEDS) Creek Rangers program, teens and community leaders are raising awareness of the effects of climate change in their sma...
10 May 2020
New York, United States
Students in the Mineola school district had a head start when schools around the country switched to online classes as a result of the coronavirus? Since 2017, students as young as kindergarteners have been learning t...
7 November 2019
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Under 800 Words
An elementary school program is teaching students about renewable energy in action. By working with the startup Zero Mass Water, educators can share lessons from the company’s hydropanels, which use solar energy to ca...
12 September 2019
Newburgh, New York, United States
Now in 10 states and 17 countries, the P-TECH program combines high school with internships and free community college classes. In low-income neighborhoods in Newburgh, New York, P-TECH has helped increase earning and...
7 August 2019
Somerville, Massachusetts, United States
Over 3000 Words
In 2016, a proposal for a new innovation school which would incorporate elements of private and charter schools into a public school in Somerville, Massachusetts won a $10 million XQ grant, funding awarded to promisin...
18 June 2019
New York, New York, United States
A New York organization called Brooklyn Boatworks conducts an after school program for students across NYC to learn STEM skills through the construction of a boat. The teaching model is built to support students who d...
2 May 2019
Pflugerville, Texas, United States
Hands-on experience can improve learning outcomes. By using the Geometry in Construction curriculum, developed by Contextual Learning Concepts, schools across the US are not only teaching kids geometry, they are also ...
30 April 2019
Colorado, United States
At St. Vrain, a public school in Boulder County, Colorado's district, students work on projects for IBM and about 100 other industry partners, sometimes earning money and college credits in the process. Educators from...
19 March 2019
Charleston, South Carolina, United States
JamieSue Goodman, an employee at Google, was part of the team that developed an Applied Digital Skills curriculum that teaches students how to use technology to accomplish real-world tasks. Available for educators wor...
28 February 2019
Dripping Springs, Texas, United States
Under 800 Words
Light pollution threatens access to nature and its views of the stars, but it also negatively impacts health by disrupting sleep and human circadian rhythm. The International Dark-Sky Association has been working for ...
22 February 2019
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Art inspires innovation. At the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, the annual Black Creativity festival focuses both on championing the voices of African-American artists, innovators, and community leaders, an...
20 February 2019
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
School districts can help students qualify for high-tech careers, regardless of their zip code, through investments in networking and mentoring. Coded by Kids was founded in Philadelphia in 2014 to teach underprivileg...
11 February 2019
London, United Kingdom
The Access Project in London recruits volunteer tutors in science, math, and technology fields to help young women build confidence in their STEM courses. The project also works to spread educational resources and tut...
30 January 2019
Camden, New Jersey, United States
An organization in New Jersey called Hopeworks combines trauma-informed practices with career and life-readiness skill-learning. Teens who enter the program are equipped with a team of mentors (academic and life) to h...
3 December 2018
South Bend, Indiana, United States
In collaboration with Notre Dame University, graduates of madrasas in India are receiving additional education about Islam’s role in scientific development as well as a grounding in current scientific thought. In this...
25 November 2018
Burlington, Vermont, United States
A specialized digital tablet allows blind students to draw, erase, and learn in a new, tactile way, creating opportunities for students to more effectively master complex math, engineering, and architectural concepts....
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