Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

19 mai 2019

How the University of Virginia is leading the nation in elevating women in STEM

eCampus NewsGetting more women in STEM fields remains a challenge all over. In the United States, men earn nearly 80 percent of engineering and computer science bachelor’s degrees, even though more than half the country’s population is female. And while underrepresented minority women make up 16 percent of the population, they earn just three and five percent of bachelor’s degrees in engineering and computer science respectively. More...

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Nul en maths ? Ça se soigne… dans votre tête

The ConversationIl est juste de dire que les mathématiques ne sont pas la matière préférée de tout le monde. En fait, pour plusieurs, devoir résoudre un problème mathématique suscite des sentiments de tension et d'anxiété. Plus...

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07 mai 2019

The Adventure of Physics

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Christoph Schiller: The Adventure of Physics, Motion Mountain November 28, 2005

It's not the most user-friendly download ever (by definition, being a PDF) but it's hard not to be impressed by this. Motion Mountain is offering this complete physics textbook as a free download. More...

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05 mai 2019

Here’s how to increase diversity in STEM at the college level and beyond

The ConversationAll three graduated from the Meyerhoff Scholars Program. The program was co-founded by Robert Meyerhoff, a Baltimore philanthropist, and University of Maryland, Baltimore County President Freeman Hrabowski in 1988 with the goal of increasing representation of minority students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs at UMBC. More...

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STEM Is Not All That Matters

Techno-News BlogIn the White House’s recent executive order, dubbed the “American AI Initiative,” there was a notable focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education and its role in securing American technological leadership. More...

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22 avril 2019

Mathematics: Why we need more qualified teachers

The ConversationThere is a crisis in the education system, and it’s affecting the life chances of many young Australians. The number of secondary teaching graduates with adequate qualifications to teach mathematics is well below what it should be, and children’s education is suffering. More...

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21 avril 2019

Teaching maths – what does the evidence say actually works?

The ConversationA recent study found that “maths anxiety and maths performance can influence one another in a vicious cycle”. Research is unclear as to whether poor maths performance triggers maths anxiety, or whether maths anxiety reduces maths performance. More...

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19 avril 2019

4 career connections to help get more girls in STEM

Techno-News BlogGetting girls in STEM careers will take more than encouragement–it will take female representation in the STEM workforce. Representation matters everywhere, and nowhere is it more important than in the workforce. More...

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18 avril 2019

UGA prepares STEM students for rapidly changing future

Techno-News BlogThe number of University of Georgia undergraduate students in STEM disciplines has risen about 20 percent in the past five years. More...

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08 avril 2019

Learn STEM launches online surveys for school teachers, headmasters and pupils to improve STEM

Three online surveys have been launched on better school education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Learn STEM invites all school teachers, headmasters and pupils to share own opinions and needs. More...

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