Despite their scarcity, science fiction books are highly sought after by elementary school students.
Year after year, public schools have come up short on STEM teachers. An education policy scholar pushes for a novel solution.
A former physics teacher says America could lose its technological edge if it doesn’t do a better job of teaching quantum information science – starting in high school.
Faculty and university staff are embedding training to prevent gender-based and sexual violence into curricular goals of both arts and STEM classes.
By bridging culture and computation, heritage algorithms challenge the myth of ‘primitive cultures’ and forge a new understanding of science and art.
Integrated computing enables teachers to incorporate basic programming skills into K-12 students’ regular math, science and language arts classes.
Overall, women receive a smaller share of research funding – but it’s not due to how applications are weighed up. The problem starts with the workforce itself.
Commitments have been made to cybersecurity, defence and certain gaps in STEM education and workforce – but much remains to be seen this year once we review the national priorities.
NBA player Mac McClung may have just ‘saved’ the annual dunk contest, but scoring methods could still be improved, a dunking expert says.
Researchers are key to Canada’s capacity to create a high-tech economy, build the biomedical sector and seed entrepreneurial activity, but they can’t do it without research funding.
A new book explores a paradox: women have been excluded from Australian science for many social and political reasons, but were also present and active in it from its earliest days.
There is a huge and growing number of unfilled nurse vacancies in the NHS. But there is a solution.
Inspiring our children to value and connect with science is key to improving society – and there are ways to do this safely in the classroom.
By kindergarten, white and Asian students are three to four times as likely as Black and Hispanic students to display advanced math skills.
Although female inventorship has grown over the years, 15 years’ worth of patent outcomes from IP Australia suggests inventing is still a luxury for women.
With unprecedented skills shortages looming in Australia, more than ever we need gender equity in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Here’s what needs to happen.
A new survey finds science classes are frequently being taught by non-science teachers.
It’s not just COVID-19. Low salaries, subpar working conditions and lack of resources in the classroom are three of the reasons why teachers are abandoning the profession.
Research shows underrepresented people in STEM studies thrive in learning environments that address their need to belong, feel competent and find meaning in their work.
Students are less likely to think they can be good at both math and reading as they get closer to high school.