Sneak Peek: Take a Listen to Eric Hammond’s Interview

  This episode is sponsored by Halliburton. Listen to the full episode Eric Hammond is the Director of Government Relations at Universities Space Research Association (USRA). USRA’s mission is to advance the space-and aeronautics-related sciences exploration through innovative research, technology, and education programs; promote space and aeronautics policy; and develop and operate premier facilities and programs by […]

Sneak Peek: Take a Listen to Laura Nelson’s Interview

This episode is sponsored by Halliburton. Listen to the full episode. Laura Nelson is the Coordinator of Science Education for Portsmouth Public Schools. In this podcast, she shares: Her extensive career in STEM. Obtaining a 5 million gift for STEM education. Creating innovative outlets for elementary students. To support STEMcast Podcast: Share Episode Donate to […]

Education Reform: A Path Forward

The America COMPETES Act was passed in 2007, with an emphasis on technology and science, in an effort to promote and create opportunities for educational excellence. A reauthorization of the law was enacted a new reform of the law, dubbed the “Student Success Act”.   The proposed law would ban federal involvement in determining failing schools, eliminate required federal […]

Colleges Evolving In Not Requiring SAT Test Scores For Admission Impact on High School Completion Requirements

With an increasing number of top ranking universities not requiring incoming students to submit SAT scores, is it plausible that we will see an increase in minority students applying to higher education institutions. I was a student who worked hard and performed well in class but not on standardized tests.  Applying to an undergraduate university with […]

CSTEMbreak, Social Network For Teachers and Students is On The Rise

In the 21st Century, social networking spaces are permeating work places and learning environments; and we are not simply talking about the popular mainstream social networks like Facebook.  Teachers and students are more likely to seek out platforms that support the establishment of networks that offer the privacy, safeguards, peer-to-peer connections, teacher to student connections, and […]