Tag Archives: STEM

STEM Matters

Attracting K-12 students to science, technology, engineering and mathematics through competition. GUEST COLUMN | by Bernie Skoch The United States is losing the global race in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) studies. Results from the 2012 Program for International … Continue reading

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Project Pen Pal

Connecting classrooms through sharing science.  FEATURE | by Joel Knopf At age 10, Amy O’Toole was one of the youngest people ever to have published a peer-reviewed science article. Her inspiring article, which she wrote with her classmates as part … Continue reading

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Trends | Tips for Cultivating Innovative Thinking

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Mentor Them

How mentoring can increase student engagement and job placement rates. GUEST COLUMN | by Katie Connor In 2009, the Leeds School of Business at University of Colorado established the Leeds Professional Mentorship Program, with the goal of providing individualized professional … Continue reading

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Preparing for Preparedness

Life after high school in the 21st century.   GUEST COLUMN | by Rory Gesch There’s little argument that U.S. schools need to better prepare students for life after high school. Policymakers, educators, and businesspeople all agree on the critical … Continue reading

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