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The Women of the Stem Majors Offer the Solutions for Gender Imbalance

The Women of the Stem Majors Offer the Solutions for Gender Imbalance

While the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) field has had an astonishing 80 percent increase in jobs in the United States, the gender imbalance has left almost half the population at risk of being left behind. In a recent survey conducted by CDW Corporation, women are shown to feel uncomfortable in male-dominated classrooms, haveRead more about The Women of the Stem Majors Offer the Solutions for Gender Imbalance[…]

Higher Pass Rates for STEM Courses Using Active Learning

Higher Pass Rates for STEM Courses Using Active Learning

In a paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and developed by lead researchers at the University of Washington, which included Scott Freeman, Mary Wenderoth, Sarah Eddy, Miles McDonough, Nnadozie Okoroafor, Hannah Jordt, and Michelle Smith, findings about STEM courses utilizing the active learning model illustrated higher pass rates than courses usingRead more about Higher Pass Rates for STEM Courses Using Active Learning[…]

The UTeach Institute Partners with Verizon to Help Teachers Integrate Mobile Technologies into STEM Teaching

The UTeach Institute Partners with Verizon to Help Teachers Integrate Mobile Technologies into STEM Teaching

In an article published by MarketWatch, the UTeach Institute Launch Program has recently partnered up with Verizon to launch a program that aims to provide teaching support and assistance for future teachers wishing to effectively integrate mobile technology into STEM programs. Students, who are interested in STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering, and math), will benefitRead more about The UTeach Institute Partners with Verizon to Help Teachers Integrate Mobile Technologies into STEM Teaching[…]