Education

Learning Undefeated Debuts New Drop Anywhere Labs, an Innovative STEM Education Concept Using Modified Shipping Containers

August 13, 2019

Smaller, lighter and less expensive than brick-and-mortar or trailer labs, Drop Anywhere Labs offer a blend of career and skills education. Each lab will support a variety of content themes, from science and health to engineering and construction, offering an immersive, hands-on learning environment that can serve up to four classes simultaneously.

U.S. workers see undeniable value in STEM education and skills

August 13, 2019

According to the survey, if U.S. employees could go back in time to age 18, 68 percent say they would focus on a field of study within science, technology, engineering or math (STEM). This sentiment is indicative of the perceived high value of a STEM education and career path over other educational tracks. In fact, 60 percent believe their employer has trouble finding the right workers for these roles today.

Bill to allow vets to use GI Bill funds for STEM education is common sense

August 12, 2019

Veterans already benefit from GI Bill funds to help them earn college degrees. But limitations in the program can make it difficult to complete degrees in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields while retaining those benefits.

Are we ready for a whole new world of education technology in the future?

August 12, 2019

The fast-changing society of today accompanied by advancements in technology will not just change the way we will work or run our day to day lives, but also the way we will learn in future. We increasingly see how education is being transformed by technology to create new teaching models and inspire new ways of thinking, better adapted to our constantly changing society.

Why People Are Turning to Online Technology for Education

August 08, 2019

Most people are well aware of the importance of a good education when it comes to shaping their future. Your educational achievements can affect the type of work you are able to get, the level of earnings you get to enjoy, and what your quality of life will be like. However, in years gone by, not everyone was able to take out the time or afford the fees associated with higher education.

How the World's Top AI Experts Apply AI to Education

August 08, 2019

AI has become the core driving force of the new round of industrial transformation and ushered in a new period of industrial explosion. How to break through the barriers between technology and industry has become a heated issue.

Sen. Tina Smith reintroduces a bill to address teacher shortage

August 08, 2019

Sen. Smith is pushing the legislation, because right now there are not enough teachers to meet the demand in all locations and in all fields, resulting in teacher shortages. More than 40 percent of the nation’s small, rural school districts struggle with adequately staffing their schools, and shortages are most acute in certain subject areas. There is a growing need for STEM, foreign language and special education teachers.

DoD Fosters STEM Learning Through Submarine Races

August 07, 2019

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, skills are vital to maintaining a skilled and ready force. The Defense Department has demonstrated its commitment to STEM through a number of learning opportunities for students from elementary school through graduate school to help inspire the next generation of service members.

Can robots find a home in the classroom?

August 07, 2019

The rise of robotics in K-12 schools has been buoyed by not just intrigue with the potential of new gadgets, but an increased focus on computer science education. Just a decade ago, only a few states allowed computer science to count toward STEM course requirements. Today, nearly every state allows computer science courses to fulfill core graduation requirements, and 17 states require that every high school offer computer science.

Problems with STEM Education: How the US Is Losing the Race

August 07, 2019

The statistics are pretty clear: There are problems with STEM education in the United States. There isn’t as much emphasis on teaching science, technology, engineering or mathematics to US students as there is in other countries. And the resources are available here. One example? Parents in Singapore are sending their children to the United States for a STEM-based education.

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