The UC Davis College of Engineering hosted its fourth annual C-STEM Girls in Robotics Leadership (GIRL) Camp this summer. The GIRL Camp is a week-long program that teaches 7th and 8th grade girls the principles of engineering and technology through problem-solving activities.
Many seem to think remote work won’t be an option for them if they follow their dreams of engineering or science, but that’s because we’re still looking at these fields through a smaller scope then we should and can at this point.
Security researcher and blogger Bruce Schneier has a new essay up, arguing that there’s a single body out there carrying out a systematic attempt to test the defenses of the internet’s fundamental infrastructure, presumably with the intention of one day breaking those defenses.
The use of video editing software is just one among many digital skills that children are learning both in school and at home. While shooting music videos at home can be fun, parents need to think about what type of digital skills their children will need to succeed in the future. Fortunately, the International Society for Technology in Education has already been thinking about this issue.
With a shout out from the White House, the efforts to teach computer coding to more Kanawha County, West Virginia, girls expanded Wednesday, with plans for an initiative that started with just female students to further grow and, eventually, expand beyond women and Kanawha’s borders.
Yahoo has confirmed that hackers stole information from at least 500 million user accounts in what it describes as a “state-sponsored” attack.
While the nation casts attention on a projected STEM employment deficit, activists and education leaders are addressing the diversity gap in education programs as a contributing factor. RoboKind, the world leader in social robotics, debuts a humanoid robot designed to expand access and engagement for African-American students in K-12 STEM education.
The zSpace learning experience allows students to handle fragile and even microscopic objects in their hands, in a three-dimensional view. If they make a mistake, they can start over easily. zSpace is being used in hundreds of school districts, medical schools and universities across the country.