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Friday, 24 July 2015 17:43

Weekly Roundup of the Latest News in the STEM Field

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Women are progressing in STEM but we're not there yet: Women are making progress in the STEM field, but more needs to be done to continue attracting them. The answer is the three Ms: Magic, Mentoring and Mitigate. Source: Forbes

Exposing every student to STEM: For the most part, kids aren’t eager to pursue a career in the STEM field even though it is an interesting field solving some of the most important world problems. Technology needs to be woven into the learning process in middle and high school so students can begin making connections between STEM and real world skills at a young age. Source: Tech Crunch

STEM teaching needs reboot: It is time to take action. A group of research-active science faculty members has said it is time for immediate action in the STEM field. They have called for a need to change the education system at three levels: the individual teacher, the college and the college’s administration. Source: Campus Technology

Engineering a STEM mentoring moonshot: Students won’t do what they can’t see. That is why STEM mentoring with hands-on learning is a key essential to the progress of STEM education. Source: The Hill

Unique STEM school Ideaventions Academy opening in Reston: Kids need to begin learning about STEM at an early age to help generate interest and improve the learning process. A new school in Reston, Va., is opening in September for grades 4-8, which will have a unique focus on STEM education through project-based learning and small class sizes. Source: Reston Patch

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