TINLEY PARK | U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., invites the public to a panel discussion about the critical role of women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at DeVry University, 18624 W. Creek Drive.
U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., has launched the inaugural congressional science, technology, engineering and math academic competition, the House Student App Challenge, for the 2nd Congressional District.
GLENWOOD | The Brookwood School District 167 School Board on Tuesday approved funding for a project that will emphasize STEM subjects, science, technology, engineering and math.
Olive Leskow is a proud and devoted graduate of Ball State University, and BSU returned the favor recently by presenting her with a token of their appreciation - the Wings of Beneficence Award.
FLOSSMOOR | Area students and parents are invited to Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School's Careers in STEM Night, where students can find out what it takes to launch a successful science, technology, engineering or mathematics career. The third annual event — presented by the school's G…
Ed Evenson, an 85-year-old engineer, author and inventor, is seen in the library of his home in Rolling Meadows, Ill. Evenson is on a quest to rid our schools of fractions. He's been on a yearlong crusade against fractions, which he argues are confusing and can be replaced easily with a simp…
GLENWOOD | Brookwood School District 167 students may soon be using problem-based learning to do things like build robots and design homes.
HAMMOND | An East Chicago junior high school math teacher believes the speakers at a math conference were especially helpful to her as a new teacher.
HAMMOND | Some students do poorly in mathematics because they don't read well, Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz said Friday during a region conference.
INDIANAPOLIS | Students whose ISTEP-Plus standardized tests were interrupted in April due to vendor computer errors performed as well as, and in some cases better than, students who were not interrupted, according to an independent analysis released Monday.
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso University received a $279,586 grant from the federal National Science Foundation to support its science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs.
This is how math is presented at New York City's brand-new Museum of Mathematics, the only museum of its kind in the United States and a place where math is anything but boring.
Through my years of struggling with proofs, solving for “x,” and anything math related, I have learned the idea of asking for help.
Lew Wallace Elementary first-graders Nevi Castro and Jikbrian Richie measure chemicals in the new junior astronaut program at the Challenger Learning Center in Hammond.
Weighing chemicals in the new Moonbase Explorers program at the Challenger Learning Center are Lew Wallace first-graders Asya Stewart, from left, Laronte Luckett and Terry Lee.
HAMMOND | First-graders from Hammond are learning the importance of science, technology, engineering and math through a new program called Moonbase Explorers at the Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana on the Purdue University Calumet campus.
Many of the activities families already do over the holidays are the ideal occasions to incorporate lessons taught during the school year and keep kids' minds sharp while out of the classroom.
At our very last summer symphony concert in Whiting, a friend of mine came up to me and simply said "Six." I had no idea what she was talking about, and she repeated the number to me again.
PALATINE, Ill.| Preparing students for jobs that don't exist yet — that's Diana Sharp's challenge.
Diana Sharp, former administrator at Harper College in Palatine, Ill., poses inside the Illinois Math and Science Academy in Aurora, Ill., where she is starting her first year as principal. Sharp is now leading the 25-year-old residential high school for gifted students as it works to educat…
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