Founded in 2003, Science News for Students (SNS) is an award-winning onlinepublication dedicated to providing age-appropriate, topical science news to learners, parents, and educators. SNS is a program of the Society for Science & the Public (SSP), a nonprofit 501(c)(3) membership organization dedicated to public engagement in scientific research and education.
Created by the Chicago ArchitecturalFoundation,DiscoverDesign is an online platform where students, teachers, and mentors come together to design solutions for real-world challenges. The website serves as a “town square” where students can be inspired, learn from peers, and get feedback from design professionals.
The National Center for Women and Information Technology’s(NCWIT) Aspirations in Computing Educator Award celebrates educators at the high school level who encourage girls’ interest in technology. Recipients form a national community of peers, share practices, and empower other educators to support the participation of girls in computing.
Register to be an eCYBERMISSION Teacher/Team Advisor. eCybermission is a freeweb-based STEM competition for students in grades 6–9 that promotes self-discovery and enables all students to recognize the real-life applications of STEM. eCYBERMISSION challenges students to develop solutions to real-world challenges in their local communities and compete for state, regional, and national awards. Teacher/Team Advisor Responsibilities include assembling a team; registering yourself and your students; assisting teams in choosing a Mission Challenge; assisting your team with their Mission Challenge; and submitting your team’s Mission Folder. Register for eCybermission by November 8, 2017, for free STEM Kits.
Public school teachers are invited to enter the SamsungSolve for Tomorrow contest to empower students, inspire ideas, and create change. Incorporating STEAM into projects designed to help advance the interests of local communities teaches students critical thinking and, by extension, critical problem solving. Build a brighter future with STEAM by applying by November 9, 2017, for a chance to win a share of $2 million in Samsung technology!