Posts Tagged ‘math’

Three Ways Education Design Can Further Establish Dallas as a Hub for Innovation

Posted by Holly Ragan

An exciting new report from the Dallas Regional Chamber, Southern Methodist University, Accenture, and United Way of Metropolitan Dallas analyzes the city’s innovation economy and offers recommendations for actions to accelerate its growth.

To fuel this push, the DFW Regional

Dallas Millennial Club Shows Students Science’s Fun Side at Celebrate STEM in the Park

Posted by Rachel Linch

Standing in the middle of Klyde Warren Park on Saturday, 10-year-old Grace Raby picked up another colored bead to complete her handmade suncatcher. Music filled the air as she held up her creation with a big smile on her face,

STEM-focused Walking Tours Pick Up Stride in Dallas Area

Posted by Meredith McGrath

The walkSTEM program, an initiative launched by education nonprofit talkSTEM last year, has expanded to reveal the breadth of math and science found in more everyday environments throughout the city.

The Dallas nonprofit’s first docent-led walks in 2017 navigated groups …

Narrowing the Gender Gap: North Texas Groups Empowering Girls in STEM

Posted by Isabella Couture

The popular phrase “breaking the glass ceiling” has brought awareness to the issue of gender inequality in the workplace, primarily with regard to upper mobility and pay. But, with stereotypes firmly in place, gender inequality also exists in terms of

RoboKind’s New Robot Teaching Kids to Be Tomorrow’s Coders

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Jett makes an embarrassed face, then raises his arm in dramatic style like Shakespeare before breaking into a dance routine.

All the commands were fed into Jett, a two-foot tall robot, by elementary students at Pantego Christian Academy. They drag …

Dallas Engineering Group Seeking Area’s ‘Hidden Figures’ in STEM

Posted by Heather Noel

The Dallas-Fort Worth chapter of the National Society Black Engineers is once again recognizing “Hidden Figures” in the area’s science, technology, engineering, and math fields.

The engineering professionals group launched the awards last year to shine a light on Dallas …

9 North Texas Students Among Siemens Regional Finalists

Posted by Lance Murray

Nine North Texas high school students are among the 101 regional finalists in the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, one of the premier research competitions for high school students in the nation.

Regional finalists were chose from a

Plano Game Developer Calls Upon STEM ‘Superheroes’ in New Card Game

Posted by Heather Noel

A Plano game developer is hoping its new card game will offer a fun way for young learners to get engaged in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math and show that not all superheroes wear capes. 

From physicist and mathematician Isaac …

SMU STEM Academy Launches DISD Teachers to New Heights

Posted by Mallory Houser

This summer, Dallas ISD teachers are experiencing a new approach to professional development, unleashing their inner student spirits. 

In an effort to increase students’ interest and success in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics coursework, Southern Methodist University has collaborated with …

Dallas ISD Offers Free STEM Camps to Students

Posted by Chloe Bennett

Dallas area students with a passion for science, technology, engineering, and math are spending the month of June exploring fundamentals of robotics, forensics, and other topics. 

Dallas ISD’s STEM Department is hosting 40 camps for students in grades first through …

Walkers See STEM Concepts in Dallas Arts District

Posted by Julia Falcon

A new community outreach program based in the Dallas Arts District launched its first-Saturday-of-the-month walks on April 1. 

The walkSTEM program is designed to get students, faculty, and educators from all walks of life to see themselves as math doers, …

Meet the 10 Women Named Dallas’ ‘Hidden Figures’

Posted by Heather Noel

The change in the room is palpable.

As mathematician Katherine Johnson — played by Taraji P. Henson — steps into a high-level NASA briefing, the table of men falls silent and shifts their focus to the black woman entering.

It’s …

Dallas Library Gets $5K Grant for STEAM Programming

Posted by Lance Murray

The Dallas Public Library will continue to hold science, technology, engineering, arts, and math programs at five of its branches thanks to a $5,000 grant from the Association for Library Service to Children.

The library system was one of 12 …

Frisco High Student Begins Elementary Coding Program

Posted by Heather Noel

Frisco High School junior Brianna Royer is more of the exception rather than the norm in her aerospace engineering class.

In a class of 14, she is one of four girls enrolled, reports the Frisco Enterprise

She hopes that …

Allen ISD STEAM Center Project Expands Plan

Posted by Heather Noel

Allen ISD students will have even more space to explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math in the district’s new facility than originally planned.

On Monday, the district’s board of trustees voted to permit the purchase of almost 10 acres …

Reasoning Mind: Online Math Class a Plus for Kids

Posted by Heather Noel

NORTH TEXAS IS REASONING MIND’S LARGEST REGION BY ENROLLMENT


Yesenia Avila can tackle a math problem in a matter of seconds.

When, “23 + 6,” flashes across her tablet, she records the sum without any hesitation.

“I can sit and …

Uplift Education Uses Data To Go Beyond the Tests

Posted by Patrick Kobler

Uplift Education has developed a data-centric culture that goes beyond teaching kids to pass standardized tests. As Dallas-Fort Worth’s largest public charter school network, Uplift is utilizing more relevant, holistic, and accessible measures of academic performance in a collaborative fashion …

What It Takes To Make It as a Woman in STEM

Posted by Amanda Talbot

Dr. Seema Yasmin is sitting at the front of the room, along with Dana Brown and Molly Cain. The women are talking about obstacles they’ve faced in the STEM fields.

“I would have patients that were designated to me who …