Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

20 février 2017

« Tous les enseignants sont conscients du décrochage dans les disciplines scientifiques »

http://orientation.blog.lemonde.fr/files/2011/08/Edhec-Olivier-Rollot-208x300.jpgBlog "Il y a une vie après le bac" d'Olivier Rollot. Selon l’enquête Trends in Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) révélée fin 2016, en 20 ans les élèves de la série S ont perdu près de 20% de leurs capacités, passant d’un score de 569 en 1995 à un score de 463 en 2015, soit la plus forte baisse observée dans le monde. Suite...

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19 février 2017

Vernier works with Google

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. As part of their shared vision for encouraging scientific discovery and inspiring students to understand the world around them, Vernier Software & Technology is working with Google to expand the availability of software that can graph scientific and engineering data on mobile devices. Science and STEM students can now use Vernier sensors to collect and graph data in real time within Google’s Science Journal app on Google Play for Android™ devices. More...

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College transfer partnership supports STEM-proficient workforce

University Business LogoBy Elaina Loveland. The STEM workforce was about 8.6 million in 2015, and is projected to grow to more than 9 million by 2022, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. More...

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18 février 2017

To get more women in STEM little girls need better role models

The ConversationBy . In the past 40 years, nothing has changed in the UK regarding equal pay for women – and there is still gender discrimination. More...

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Arguing over whether girls can’t or won’t study science stops us fixing the problem

The ConversationBy . After the expressions of joy or despair have faded away, A Level results day often serves to emphasise the startling gender gap in students studying science subjects. More...

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The Continuing Conflict Between Mathematics and Femininity

HomeOne need only consider the cultural impact of the recent film Hidden Figures to see the need to expand our cultural understanding of who can engage in mathematics, writes Sara N. Hottinger. Read more...

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17 février 2017

STEM Day Website Offers Masses of Classroom Activities

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. First, there was Hour of Code. Now there’s Siemens STEM Day. A makeover of the traditional Siemens Science Day, the new event is intended to encourage teachers to spark student interest in new forms of science, technology, engineering and math. More...

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02 février 2017

Australia Puts $3.9 Million Towards Women In STEM

Best Masters Degrees & Masters Programs 2016By Alyssa Walker. In its push to overcome cultural and institutional factors that impede women in STEM, the Australian government recently granted 24 organizations $3.9 million towards projects that encourage girls and women to pursue STEM studies.  According to the Prime Minister of Australia’s website, this initiative is only round one of the disbursement of $8 million for Women in Stem, under that National Innovation and Science Agenda. More...

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31 janvier 2017

Créteil : 300 jeunes découvrent les sciences à l’université

Par Agnès Vives. Nombre d'élèves s'écartent encore des filières scientifiques. « Trop compliqué ». « Pas fait pour moi »... répondent souvent les jeunes. Dans le cadre de la journée nationale des Cordées de la réussite, l'université Paris-Est Créteil (Upec) se mobilise ce jeudi. Ce dispositif vise à favoriser l'accès à l'enseignement supérieur de jeunes quel que soit leur milieu. Voir l'article...

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28 janvier 2017

Northern Arizona University: Modified math emporium for first-year students

By . Math emporia have a mixed reputation, occasionally described as “the place where all the non-math majors are generally sent to virtually teach themselves subjects” or that “we’ve outsourced jobs for professors to a bunch of students on hourly wage”. More...

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