Posts Tagged ‘mathematics’

TI Giving $6.2M for STEM Education, With Majority Focused on Teacher Effectiveness

Posted by Heather Noel

Texas Instruments and its corporate foundation plan to give out $6.2 million in grants this year for science, technology, engineering and math education in grades K-12.

Out of the grant total, 85 percent, or $5.3 million, will fund teacher recruitment,

UTD to Pilot Living Learning Community for Women in STEAM

Posted by Lance Murray
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Mary Jane Pertain [Photo Courtesy UT Dallas]

The University of Texas at Dallas in Richardson will pilot a new Living Learning Community (LLC) in the fall to support women in science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics.

According to a UTD …

From Robots to Drones, DISD Event Puts STEM in Focus

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

A robot battle on the ground, drones flying in the air, and 3D printing competitions rounded out the STEM Expo Saturday at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center.

The event included 150 exhibits and competitions for elementary to high school

Engineering Group to Recognize Dallas’ ‘Hidden Figures’

Posted by Heather Noel

The Dallas-Fort Worth chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers is looking to recognize minority women making an impact in science, technology, engineering, and math careers. 

The awards are inspired by the book and now movie, Hidden Figures, …

Girl Scouts Get Financial Boost for South Dallas STEM Camp

Posted by Heather Noel

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas has received $11.5 million in financing to continue transforming South Dallas’ Camp Whispering Cedars into a living laboratory for science, technology, engineering, and math education. 

Capital One gave $2 million in federal New Markets Tax …