Tag: STEM

In January of this year the National Science Board, which is part of the National Science Foundation, published its biennial report on Science and Engineering Indicators. It captures how the United States compares to other…

Schools in Allen County can expect a boost in STEM programs thanks to nearly a million dollars in grants from the USDA. The grants will benefit schools in four counties: Allen, Franklin, Neosho and Woodson.…

A teenager wakes up, gets ready for school. Slips a smartphone into her pocket on the way out the door. Her day may well include some biology or chemistry, history, algebra, English and Spanish. It…

Look inside Humboldt High School’s classrooms today, and you may notice something: learning looks a whole lot different than it used to. Yes, students still take courses such as English, math, science and history. However,…

“Can’t fight progress,” my father observed as he pitched his plan to buy our family’s first automatic dishwasher.  “Why would we want one”? I remember my mother’s counter. “We already have two daughters.” Fortunately for…