Honeywell And NASA Put STEM Education In ‘Motion’ For Utah Middle Schools

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MORRIS PLAINS, N.J., April 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and NASA are proud to support their science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education program with the award-winning, hip-hop educational experience FMA Live! Forces in Motion. The program made its return to the West Coast this month with plans to visit six states and perform at 40 public, private and … Read More

Girls outscore boys on inaugural national test of technology, engineering skills

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Girls outperformed boys on a national test of technology and engineering literacy that the federal government administered for the first time in 2014, according to results made public Tuesday. Among eighth-grade students in public and private schools, 45 percent of girls and 42 percent of boys scored proficient on the exam, the National Assessment of Educational Progress, or NAEP. Overall, 43 percent … Read More

March MATH Madness News Coverage

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Fox13 just produced this awesome video about Columbia Elementary School who achieved top honors in Think Through Math’s biggest contest of the year, the national March Math Madness competition. They were named co-winners in the first ever tie in the championship round, which means they beat out 13,067 other schools around the country during a grueling month-long battle! View video … Read More

Woodruff Elementary gets state Gold STEM designation

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Woodruff Elementary in Logan is one of 19 public schools approved as a part of the Utah Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Schools Designation Program. One of four schools to receive the Gold STEM School Designation, Woodruff Elementary has had a STEM focus for a few years, Principal Spencer Holmgren said. The school will use the designation to share its … Read More

State Board of Education awards STEM designations to 3 Southern Utah schools

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ST. GEORGE — In an effort to develop strong instruction for K-12 students in Utah that will prepare them for college and careers, as well as enlighten members of the public seeking quality science, technology, engineering and mathematics education experiences, the Utah State Board of Education — in partnership with the Utah STEM Action Center — approved 19 public schools last week … Read More