We spoke to 332 Year 3 students about what they want to be when they grow up. Some responses raised alarms.
New research demonstrates the many aspects of nature play that make it a great way for young children to gain STEM knowledge.
Effective science teachers use everyday natural events to get students to explore their world. Here’s how they do it, according to an expert who prepares elementary school science teachers.
Scientists and local communities can work together to design interactive play spaces that build math and literacy skills.
New study finds that workplace hostility toward motherhood in STEM fields can deter even young, childless women from pursuing academic careers.
Gifted education has long faced accusations of being elitist and excluding students of color. Will new changes prepare more students for elite colleges, or will they water down current curriculums?
The language in job postings may be hampering the efforts of organizations in male-dominated industries to create more gender-diverse workforces.
Excluding, silencing and discouraging so many brilliant minds carries a very heavy cost, not just to the women directly impacted, but to all of humanity.
Science teaches you many skills. Even if you don’t plan for a science related career, including a science subject in your senior years can provide a good balance. But only if you’re interested.
Picture books and young adult biographies can introduce kids to design-based thinking and engineering habits like creativity and persistence.
Her giving style is unusual for a billionaire donor.
A hands-on approach to learning about bugs can help students from urban communities take an interest in science.
She believed and advocated that Africa needs to find solutions to its own problems and worked tirelessly to build biomedical engineering capacity across the continent.
Applying cultural sensitivity in teaching STEM to Black students can help them engage in the sciences more.
Science is often taught from a white or Western standpoint. Can teaching science from a hip-hop perspective make science more relatable to students of color? A hip-hop science educator weighs in.
An analysis of data from the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) has found the gender gap in maths tests increased where papers contained more multiple choice questions.
Diversity in STEM fields means higher quality research and innovation. To ensure that Canada can compete globally, marginalized students must be supported through STEM education and careers.
After completing a hands-on STEM program, students in Los Angeles were more likely to draw scientists as people of color or themselves instead of stereotypical white men in lab coats.
Since 1999, extreme poverty has declined while rates of young people in education and employment have risen. Without investment though, the impact of the pandemic could see this progress imperilled,
South Africa is producing an oversupply of graduates in fields that don’t support economic growth.