As more colleges and universities add esports to their formal athletics programs, they'll eventually need to grapple with Title IX implications.
LEGO and Amazon have announced a joint voice challenge. The two companies are hoping teachers will pick up on the contest as an in-class or after-school activity.
LEGO and Amazon are challenging students to bring voice commands to robots. The two have announced a joint voice challenge, hoping schools will pick up on the contest as an in-class activity.
Two California State University campuses are working with CodePath.org to strengthen their computer science degree offerings.
A business course at the University of West Georgia is teaching undergraduates about robotics programming, networking and plugging into the Internet of Things, to help them prepare for jobs that may not exist yet.
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos showed up at a middle school in Nashville to kick off the area's "Amazon Future Engineer" program. This partnership will bring computer science courses and robotics to schools in Metro Nashville Public Schools, as well as other Tennessee districts.
The U.S. Department of Education is providing 29 grantees with approximately $78 million in funds to focus on STEM initiatives as part of the Education Innovation and Research (EIR) program.
Riot Games has introduced a free game design curriculum for educators that meshes with well known learning standards. The course can be taught, according to the maker of esports favorite League of Legends, by "any teacher with access to the internet and a printer."
For the second year, the University of Wyoming has hosted a multi-challenge hackathon focused on blockchain. The "Blockchain Stampede," part of the university's College of Engineering and Applied Science WyoHackathon, is intended to help highlight the state's commitment to blockchain technology.
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services was the top undergraduate major gaining college enrollment at four-year schools, based on the number of added students, according to the latest reporting by the National Student Clearinghouse. Overall, however, college enrollments continued their decline.
A $150,000 grant from the U.S. Air Force will enable the National 4-H Council to work with three states to provide free educational materials related to STEM.
Texas Tech University and Austin Coding Academy are joining forces to train students for careers in web development and software engineering.