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ARE BOYS LOSING INTEREST IN STEM?

Boys’ interest in STEM careers has dropped over the past year, while girls’ interest remains the same, according to an annual survey from Junior Achievement and Ernst & Young LLP. Last year, 36 percent of surveyed male high school students said they wanted a STEM career, but this year, only 24 percent reported the same. [...]

By |2019-11-13T02:17:33+01:00July 4th, 2018|Categories: Blog, editorials, Education, technology|Tags: , , |0 Comments

MIXING STEM AND LITERATURE

As education is becoming increasingly focused on teaching students STEM skills, we must remember that literacy skills are just as important. While science and math have traditionally separated from literature and humanities courses, today’s literature teachers are looking for ways to engage their students using STEM. Some people may balk at the idea of STEM [...]

By |2019-11-13T02:17:52+01:00June 29th, 2018|Categories: Blog, editorials, Education, technology|Tags: , , |0 Comments

RURAL SCHOOLS CONNECT TO INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS VIRTUALLY

Public schools in rural areas enroll nearly 12 million students, representing 24 percent of all students in the United States. By comparison, 31 million live in the suburbs or cities. Bottom line? Nearly a quarter of all U.S. students live in rural areas and they have no access to diverse industry; thus they have no [...]

By |2019-11-13T02:20:01+01:00June 11th, 2018|Categories: Blog, editorials, Education, technology|Tags: , |0 Comments

Classwork Exercise and Series (Agricultural Science- JSS1): Crop Plant Form

Introduction To Crop Plant Form Your basic vascular plant parts are roots, shoots, stems, and leaves. Of course, there's a wealth of variety within these types or parts, but it boils down to those four. Each part has distinct functions. Together, these parts reflect how vascular plants evolved to inhabit two distinct environments at the [...]

Desire a Bright and Successful Future? These FREE Computer Coding Classes May Be the Start You Need

If you are curious about computer systems and would like to know how they do what they do, then you are in much luck as there's now a way to do that and still combine it with school! How exactly? Co-Creation Hub (CcHub) is offering a range of after-school programmes, specially designed for those between 5 [...]

ADA LOVELACE – The Woman Who Defied the Standards Of Her Time To Become the World’s First Computer Programmer

Perhaps, you have heard it said that girls do not excel in core Science subjects, and may even believe it.  But over the centuries, many have questioned this false claim; one of them being Augusta Ada Byron, Countess of Lovelace. Let’s consider in more detail. Ada Is Born She was born Augusta Ada Byron in [...]

If STEM Education Is the Future, What Must Students Do To Be Successful At It?

If you are observant, you would have come across the word STEM; be it on radio, TV or the internet. What exactly is it? Why is it everyone talking about it? Why is is so important for students? And how can they be successful at it. Put simply, STEM means Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. [...]

This Company Wants To Pay You To Study SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING & MATHEMATICS

On Tuesday, June 14, Oracle - a leading business software maker - donated ₦597 million to an earlier ₦40 billion support fund targeted at empowering and engaging girls and women worldwide into studying Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics or STEM. While the first installation was to encourage young people around the world to study STEM, this [...]

Two teen girls to win N3.84 million in the 2015 Technovation challenge

Two Nigerian school girls between the ages of 10 and 18 will go home each $10,000 richer, as a global technology entrepreneurship program for girls, Technovation challenge, kicks off the 2015 edition. Technovation is a programme designed by Iridescent, a science-education non-profit organization that helps engineers, scientists and high-tech professionals bring cutting edge science, technology [...]

By |2015-01-28T15:45:29+01:00January 28th, 2015|Categories: Scholarship & Competition|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments
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