Posts Tagged ‘STEM education’

ExploreLearning Boosts STEM Education Power With IS3D Buy

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter

ExploreLearning, the company that offers interactive math and science simulations for grades 3-12, has acquired IS3D LLC for an undisclosed cost.

IS3D, an Athens, Georgia-based startup, developed Cogent Education Interactive Cases, which place students in the roles of science, technology, …

Dallas EdTech Startup Finds Partnerships are Key for Growth

Posted by Heather Noel

When Tech EdVentures started offering its technology courses three years ago, it had 16 students.

Now, it provides instruction at 16 locations throughout Dallas-Fort Worth and has touched the lives of more than 3,000 children.

With the growth, there has …

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,

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 …

Frisco ISD Freshmen Win National Eco Contest

Posted by Chloe Bennett

A group of Frisco ISD freshman were named the high school winners in a national environmental contest by reconstructing landfill waste into musical instruments.

The Second Chance Band team, made up of five Lebanon Trail High School students, won $30,000 …

North Texas Student Research on Display in Regional Science Fair

Posted by Heather Noel

North Texas students will be showcasing their scientific works Sunday and Monday at University of Texas at Arlington’s College Park Center as part of the Fort Worth Regional Science and Engineering Fair.

In its 66th year, the fair is …

DFW Teams Headed to World Robotics Event

Posted by Julia Batlle

Three area student teams placed for their innovative designs at the ninth annual North Texas FIRST LEGO League Regional Championship Robotics Tournament Feb. 4 at Parish Episcopal School.

The annual competition, produced by the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, …

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

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 …