STEM School Shooting Hero Celebrated in Highlands Ranch

In early May 2019, there was a shooting on the campus of STEM School Highlands Ranch in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. STEM School Highlands Ranch is a K-12 school that focuses on educating their students on science, technology, engineering and math curriculum that will help them move into STEM career paths. The shooting left one student…

Girls Outpacing Boys in STEM

According to a recent study done by the National Assessment of Educational Progress, eighth graders’ science and technology 2018 test scores had improved overall from the 2014 results. These improvements ranged from top scoring groups to low-income, asian, black and white students.   Although these test score advancements are prevalent across the board, there has…

Minorities in STEM 

For years college science, technology, engineering and math departments have worked on attracting more minority students, especially black and Latino, to join their programs. There is a sizable gap between the amount of white STEM graduates and STEM graduates of color. However, the problem is not just with attracting students to STEM majors. There is…

AWS Educate

As part of Amazon’s corporate social responsibility, Amazon Web Services (AWS) Educate was produced to help prepare the workforce of the future. There has been an increase in demand for IT and cloud jobs; and AWS Educate prepares students, ages 14 and up, to fill these roles. The program gives both educators and students the…

Adult STEM education – it’s never too late

An emphasis has been put on childhood STEM education that many people in the earlier generations did not experience. With technology constantly advancing, it is a necessity in order to prepare children for their futures and possible STEM careers. Alongside the change in educating kids on science, technology, engineering and math topics, the way that…