Category Archives: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

National Museum and Library Medal Winners Inspire “Makers” Across America

Ed. Note: This blog was originally posted on the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Blog. To view the original post, click here.  By Nancy Weiss and Stephanie Santoso Earlier this week, First Lady Michelle Obama presented the 2015 National Medal … Continue reading

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Science from the Start Kicks Off at the Sciencenter

By Amy Gaulke Public and Media Relations Manager; Sciencenter The mission of the Sciencenter is to inspire excitement for science through interactive exhibits and programs that engage, educate, and empower. With the onset of the Science from the Start program, … Continue reading

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Engagement, Creativity and Inspiration Found in New Afterschool STEM Programs

Ed. Note: This blog was originally posted on the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Innovation and Improvement blog. To view the original post, click here. By Ellen Lettvin Robert Noyce Senior Fellow, Office Innovation and Improvement.Engagement, Creativity and Inspiration Found … Continue reading

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Maker Movement Takes Over Pittsburgh

By Peter Wardrip, Learning Scientist and Lisa Brahms, Director of Learning and Research Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh On January 27th and 28th, the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh and IMLS co-hosted a convening of library and museum professionals from across the … Continue reading

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The STEM Challenge Is on the Road!

By Barrie Adleberg Manager, STEAM Learning Programs E-Line Media In the culmination of Computer Science Education Week, the Free Library of Philadelphia Maker Jawn program hosted this year’s National STEM Video Game Challenge kick-off game design workshop as the Hour … Continue reading

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