Vital Signs is a story-based literacy game from Classroom, Inc. that has students take on the role of a medical director at a family clinic. Students contend with the daily challenges of a doctor: seeing patients, staying on top of community issues, and running an office.
In October the Intelitek STEM and CTE Education Foundation (ISCEF) kicks off the 2018 Cyber Robotics Coding Competitions (CRCCs) in 14 states and the District of Columbia. The CRCCs are the first-of-its-kind, free-to-participate, online coding and robotics tournament for students in grades 5–9 that enables schools and districts to engage students in STEM learning by using game-based competitions that are both safe and fun.
Samsung Solve for Tomorrow challenges students in grades 6–12 to show how STEM can be applied to help improve their local communities. Spark a passion for STEM subjects, build critical thinking and leadership skills, and earn recognition for your school. Plus, you have a chance to win a share of $2 million in Samsung technology to empower students to build a better tomorrow. Applying is simple:
STEP 1: Register to create your account. STEP 2: Start your application and identify your STEM idea. STEP 3: Submit your application by October 30, 2018.
eCYBERMISSION, an Army Educational Outreach Program, is a free web-based STEM competition for students in grades 6–9. The program is committed to answering the nation’s need for increased national STEM literacy and to expanding STEM education opportunities across the country. eCYBERMISSION is looking for educators, community leaders, parents, and professionals interested in STEM to create teams of students. Complete your teams’ registration by November 21 and your students will receive a freeSTEM Kit. Visit eCYBERMISSION.com to register today.
The Kids Ahead program is designed to inspire young people to learn about STEM through innovative interactions in the physical and virtual worlds. The program is part of a larger national initiative led by Southern Methodist University to improve STEM skills in young people.