ACT STEM Webinar

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Image: ACT ACT has a webinar called, STEM Talent: Increasing Demand, Decreasing Supply. Presenters, Gretchen Guffy, Shannon Hayes, and Crispin Gavatt will discuss how the demand for STEM is increasing while student interest is not, and how that gap can be addressed. Learn more at:–mkto5677–organic—-marketing&utm_medium=email&utm_source=marketo&utm_name=b2b-k12-higher-ed-none-educator&utm_content=03232018-domestic-CM1730–mkto5677–organic-button—marketing&mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiT1RObU5UTTJZams0TVRreCIsInQiOiJaalpwZWpiOEhhdWVSN2tRY1o4bHo1d1pUMlRsSWJKY1JSb1gwd29VN0V1eFN5UjRQWDB2Ryt5VFF6UXNpN01HRys1RkZSWTJZeGRSeVFLMTlpT0hnYldXcmJCMTM1QlRFb2c5cHdzXC9mM0ZjbGJ6Qzl4ZUFhRURnVnh5TVFYM3QifQ%3D%3D

Check out this Monday Morning Musing from Lindy Hoyer

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Play is Serious Learning  There is a four letter word that relates to learning, and depending on your level of understanding, this word can spark a positive or negative reaction. Play for children is learning. Fred Rogers has a well-known quote to this fact, “Play is often talked about as…

The Nebraska SciFest Essay Contest

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Make your wildest dreams come true.  Write an essay related to the keynote speaker, Ginger Zee, and win a chance to meet her. This year’s SciFest essay question is: At age 8, keynote speaker Ginger Zee knew she wanted to study meteorology. What science career do you want to pursue…

Shaping the Future Workforce

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IBM’s Jennifer Crozier says Big Blue is working to close the skills gap through its innovative P-TECH educational program and increasing veteran hiring. P-TECH is a six-year tech education program that begins in the 9th grade and continues for two years after high school. In addition to in-class training, each student…

2018 Nebraska/Iowa Regional VEX IQ Championship

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In the VEX Robotics Competition, presented by the Robotics Education & Competition Foundation, teams of students are tasked with designing and building a robot to play against other teams in a game-based engineering challenge. Classroom STEM concepts are put to the test as students learn lifelong skills in teamwork, leadership, communications, and more.  Be a part…

Building a Future in Science with Construction-Based Toys

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Spatial skills higher among those who played with construction-based toys and video games in childhood Childhood play experiences strongly shape a person’s spatial skills, according to a new CIRES-led study — those skills can be critical to success in fields like science and engineering. Young adults who played with construction-based…

Interested in a STEM Teaching Position or Internship?  Check this out!

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Novozymes –Internship Novozymes has an internship spot available for the laboratory. Candidates would need to be a science background major who is preferably going to be a junior or senior in college in the fall.   Archbishop Bergan Catholic High School, Fremont, NE They are accepting applications for the following positions 2018-2019…