Our books and learning resources aim to teach children of all ages
about the crucial role engineering plays in their lives.
Designed to appeal to kids of all ages, our books are colorful, entertaining and educational.
They are perfect for teachers, after-school programs, STEM fairs and other outreach.
The books can be customized with your ad on the back-cover
as well as a letter from your organization on page 2. Info here and here.
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We look at the "E" in STEM from all angles — teaching & learning, diversity, policy, and much more.
Questions about access to STEM education and how to connect it to students’ existing interests dominated discussions at this year’s always-interesting U.S. News STEM Solutions meeting.
Nobody likes the White House budget request, which has inspired fierce rhetoric in opposition to radical, dangerous cuts to STEM education and research.
Congress passed a FY2017 spending bill with strong support for research and development activities, but a bit less than that for STEM education. See whose ox got gored, and whose didn’t.
A round-up of springtime STEM events, including the March for Science, highlights many reasons how this could be a season of change and new beginnings for STEM-interested learners and practitioners of all ages.
The White House budget blueprint would decimate funding for STEM research and education programs. How likely is it actually to happen?
Engineering can be a great career for almost any kind of student. The updated Start Engineering Career Guide shows how, with new features on the cool things engineers can do and the most-recent information on degree programs, salaries, and career prospects.
All the complicated questions about K-12 engineering can boil down this: Who will be there to teach it? Find out how current and future teachers get trained in engineering and who’s doing it.
Putting engineering and literacy learning efforts together in the classroom can be a challenge. Here are a several ways people have done it with success and imagination.
How many bars are in this picture? What we see often depends on how we see it. From one angle, engineering is all about math and science. From another, it's a great tool for, yes, literacy.
Billions of people live without clean water, adequate shelter, or reliable sanitation. Implementing appropriate development solutions cuts across many different fields, but humanitarian engineering is often the first step in meeting people’s needs for basic, durable infrastructure.
Engineering organizations across the country are gearing up Engineers Week, February 19-25. Improving public understanding of the field is an ongoing challenge; we've got publications that can help, great for all age groups.
The new administration has given few clues about its views of STEM education. The nominee for Secretary of Education provides plenty of reasons to wonder if the changes will be positive.
Toys don't need buttons or batteries to build engineering and technology skills. These low-tech, easy-to-use toys teach and delight by letting kids explore and imagine their way to creations and inventions of their very own.
Liz Parry's K-12 engineering story has gone all the way to the Oval Office. In her vision of things, yes, engineering promotes students' learning and achievement. It can also help them become more engaged, informed citizens.
Take a look at The Career Gadget, a new website that can connect students to the STEM field that's right for them. It offers hundreds of videos featuring STEM professionals, rich informational resources, and materials in English, Spanish, and French.
STEM commands great attention in K-12 education, but how does it actually work? Here are 9 places to go to find out what it's all about and how it can help in the classroom.
Engineering can seem like the Tin Man of professions, eminently useful but lacking heart. Here's a rich, fun talk with Dave Goldberg, of "A Whole New Engineer" fame, about how to show students the engaging, inspiring possibilities of the field.
U.S women continue to stay away from engineering in droves. Arab women are flocking to the field in ever-greater numbers. What can we learn from the Middle East about closing the gender gap in engineering?
The rise of STEM education owes much to advocacy work done in Washington and across the country. Patti Curtis, Director of the Washington Office of the National Center for Technological Literacy, has been front and center in this effort for more than 15 years. Here's what she knows now.
On various fronts, computer science has announced its presence with authority in the field of STEM education. See why the next steps will be so difficult.