STEM Programs

STEM

Organizations and Programs focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education:

Citizen Schools: brings expert scientists, engineers, and mathematicians to low-income middle school students to make learning relevant and new career paths possible.  (non-profit)

Iridescent: Our approach is to use a three-pronged strategy of teaching cutting edge science, engineering, and technology through hands-on, interactive lessons, using powerful mentors and enlisting strong parental involvement.

Science is Elementary: Our mission is to inspire a passion for science in the citizens of tomorrow by increasing knowledge and interest in science at the elementary school level.  (non-profit)

Teens in Tech: provides tools and resources to young entrepreneurs world-wide to help encourage entrepreneurship at a young age

CodeNow: mission is to develop the next pioneers in technology by teaching youth foundational skills in computer programming

SMASH Academy (Level Playing Field Institute): Three year, 5 week summer math and science enrichment program for high achieving high school students from low income communities, focusing on career & college readiness

Qeyno: wants to increase STEM education for Girls by building a “Careerspotting 4 Kids” web platform that makes career exploration into a game for 13-17 year olds so high school age kids can more readily discover what motivates and interests them.

RAFT (Resource Area for Teachers): helping educators transform the learning experience through “hands-on” education that inspires the joy and discovery of learning. We are doing this today with over 10,000 educators in the classroom, doing home-schooling, or working in after-school or community-based programs. RAFT’s products, services and low-cost teaching supplies enrich and improve the education of over 825,000 young people each year.  (non-profit)

HP Catalyst Initiative: taps into the power of collaboration by creating international consortia that explore innovations in STEM learning and teaching. By promoting the exchange of ideas among experts and educators—across borders and disciplines—we’re facilitating diverse communities of ideas with greater power to transform how the world teaches and learns.

Apps For Good (UK based): ourse where young people learn to create imaginative mobile apps that change their world. Apps for Good is the brainchild of non-profit organisation CDI Europe supported by Dell YouthConnect and the Nominet Trust.

Project Leads the Way (PLTW):  provider of rigorous and innovative Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) education curricular programs used in middle and high schools across the U.S. (non-profit)

School of One: School of One was created to generate bold, effective and transformative changes in the classroom to better meet the needs of today’s students. Our first major engagement is a full-time math program in several New York City public middle schools.

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