Riding the bus just got a whole lot cooler

(Photo courtesy of ┬áNBC Universal) Come take a ride on the Magic School Bus! Okay, so these buses may not be magical, but Hector School District in Arkansas extended the learning day by placing screens in their school buses. These screens play math and science content on the long, up to two-hour bus rides to … Continue reading

Teachers created STEMnet to give America a leg up

(Imagine courtesy of STEMnet) The United States is lagging in education compared to the other developed countries. According to Education Week, the U.S. is ranked 31st out of 56 countries for high schoolers who are advanced in math and science. That is pretty shocking for the hegemonic power of the world! But luckily the United … Continue reading

Obama: science, technology, engineering and math are the future

(Photo courtesy of Education is Destiny) If you had to choose the subject of the future, what would it be? Could you even choose? President Obama certainly did with the new STEM Initiative. STEM, which stands for science, technology, engineering and math, includes $260 million to help move American students back to the top of … Continue reading