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2014 Brown Center Report on American Education: How Well Are American Students Learning?INTRODUCTION This year’s Brown Center Report on American Education represents the third installment of volume three and the 13th issue overall since the publication began in 2000.  Three studies are presented.  All three revisit a topic that has been investigated in a previous Brown Center Report.  The topics warrant attention again because they are back in […]
Building Bridges – High School College of Engineering Event – May 16th, 2014The Spring 2014 Building Bridges program will take place on Friday, May 16th from 9 am – 3 pm. WHEN: Friday, May 16th  - Check-in: 9-9:30 am WHERE: Northeastern University Curry Student Center Ballroom (2nd Floor) - Map WHO: High school students interested in engineering HOW: $15  Registration fee - Register Online Here! About the Building Bridges […]
Science and Engineering Indicators 2014Science and Engineering Indicators 2014 Introduction This overview of the National Science Board’s Science and Engineering Indicators 2014 highlights some major developments in international and U.S. science and engineering (S&E).The international component of the overview is focused primarily on relatively recent changes affecting patterns in the ways science and engineering are translated into innovations with commercial and […]
STEM Integration in K-12 EducationSTEM Integration in K-12 Education Description Leaders in business, government, and academia assert that education in the STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) is vital not only to U.S. innovation capacity but also as a foundation for successful employment, including (but not limited to) work in the STEM fields. K-12 STEM education, including standards and assessments, […]
Albert Einstein Science Conference – for K-12 Students/Families/School GroupsRegistration for the Harvard Foundation’s Albert Einstein Science Conference is now available! The 2014 Conference, titled “Threads of Existence,” will take place on Saturday, March 29th, 2014. The conference will include short presentations and demonstrations targeted to an audience of K-12 students. The conference is free, and is designed to be accessible to all. Breakfast […]
68th Annual Boston Citywide Science FairThis past Saturday March 1st, over 350 Boston Public School students gathered at Northeastern University’s Cabot Gym for the 68th Annual BPS Science Fair coordinated by the BPS Science Department and supported by Northeastern University and Science from Scientists.  Middle and high school students presented their projects to judges from higher education institutions and professional […]
Spring and Summer Program InformationView the most recent Center for STEM Education Newsletter Here Sign up for the Newsletter Here SUMMER PROGRAM APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN! Applications are now available for our two summer programs, the Young Scholars Program [for high school students] and the Northeastern University Summer STEM Program [for middle school students]!  For more information about the […]
Curley PACE Fundraiser – $500 And Counting!Northeastern University’s Center for STEM Education is excited to announce the donation of $500 to the Curley PACE program on behalf of a fundraising campaign which began in 2013.  The campaign was led by Jillian Wudarczyk, former STEM employee and Northeastern University alumni, in order to raise money to purchase much-needed classroom supplies, equipment, and technology. […]
Curley K-8 Playing Field CampaignBoston’s Curley K-8 School, working with the Northeastern University American Society of Civil Engineers, is raising funds to transform a 14,000-square foot lot of decaying and hazardous asphalt into a safe and accessible turf playing field, track, and shaded seating area for student sports and play. We have just passed the $100,000 mark raised through our […]
FRIDAY: Making Stuff Wilder (Film Screening + Panel) – WGBH, Yawkey TheaterJoin NOVA Education this Friday at 5:30 pm for a special screening event of the film MAKING STUFF WILDER, followed by a panel presentation at 7 pm at the WGBH Yawkey Theater in Boston. What happens when scientists open up nature’s toolbox? In “Making Stuff Wilder,” David Pogue explores bold new innovations inspired by the […]
2014 Contextualized Content Courses – Registration for Math Essentials, Physics II & more!Information and registration for the 2014 Contextualized Content Courses is now available!  The Greater Boston South Shore Science Partnership (GBSSSP) is offering a series of graduate level professional development courses for science and math teachers of grades K-12. Each course combines content, contextualized to practice-based curricula that follow the Common Core Standards, The Next Generation […]
Citizen Schools – Volunteer to Lead a Solar Car Apprenticeship!View: Apprenticeships- solar cars & Northeastern University Newsletter Lead a class of middle school students to build a model solar car and compete in the annual Junior Solar Sprint through volunteering with Citizen Schools. Citizen Schools partners with public middle schools in low-income communities to provide an expanded school day, rich with opportunities. Passionate AmeriCorps members, educators, and […]
RE-SEED 2013 Annual ConferenceOn Tuesday December 17th the 20th Annual RE-SEED Conference was held at Northeastern amid the snowfall. Despite weather complications over 45 volunteers were able to make it in for the Conference, which included several volunteer presentations, visits to the 3D printing lab and the 1 st y ear engineering lab with Dr. Rich Ranky and Dr. […]
Alpha Delta Phi Fraternity Donation to NUSSPNortheastern’s Chapter of Alpha Delta Phi made a very generous donation to the Center for STEM Education’s Middle School Summer STEM Program  on Saturday, December 7th at the NUSSP callback event.  Members of the fraternity came to speak to the middle and high school students, and presented Director of Programs and Operations, Claire Duggan, with the check. […]
“Hour of Code,” a campaign to introduce 10 million students to one hour of Computer Science“Hour of Code,” a campaign to introduce 10 million students to one hour of Computer Science.  Computer Science Education Week is observed each year, in recognition of the birthday of computing pioneer Admiral Grace Murray Hopper (December 9, 1906). The Hour of Code is just one of many different events planned for CSEdWeek. If you are a […]
DHS S&T OUP Summer Internship Program for students majoring in STEM disciplinesDHS S&T OUP Summer Internship Program Application Deadline: January 6, 2014 Program Overview: The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) sponsors a 10-week summer internship program for students majoring in homeland security related science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines. The program provides students with quality research experiences at federal research facilities located across the country […]
National Science Foundation“How well prepared are the students in my state in science and mathematics? Am I doing enough to help my child as a parent? What are the career opportunities in science and engineering fields? How much do science and engineering workers earn? This website allows you to explore the answers to those and other questions, […]
Delve AP registration open; Summer HSSP approachingAnnouncement from MIT ESP Greetings from MIT ESP! We’re excited to announce that registration for our Delve AP program has recently opened. In addition, registration for Summer HSSP will open on June 16, and our Junction summer program continues to accept applications for some of its courses. ~~ Delve offers a chance to learn Advanced Placement subjects from enthusiastic teachers on […]
The New England Resource Directory The New England Resource Directory provides information to students, advisors and administrators on outreach efforts, internships and science-related programs at New England educational institutions, and biomedical and biotechnology organizations. The directory describes non-degree programs sponsored by high schools, colleges, universities, professional and graduate schools, hospitals, private industry, foundations and government agencies. The New England […]
Report about the State of the American Economy by 2020 “This report looks forward to the year 2020 and predicts the state of the American economy. Recovery 2020 provides vital labor market information such as which fields are expected to create the most jobs, the education requirements required to gain employment in the U.S., and the skills most coveted by employers. Recovery 2020 finds […]
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