Inspiring Girls to Pursue STEM Fields

The percentage of women pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) continues to drop precipitously. The STEM fields with the smallest number of women are physics, engineering, and computer science. For example, according to the...

Urban Kids and the Secret to Math Education

One of the great ironies of the digital age is that, at a time when the world is more driven by technology than ever before, math—the very foundation of technology—has become one of the most daunting subjects to teach. Why has this wall appeared between students and...

Hands-On Learning Engages Geometry Students

Creating student engagement and excitement around STEM subjects is an important educational initiative. STEM occupations are growing quickly and will experience a large labor shortage in the very near future. To meet the growing labor demands, educators are looking to...