Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math. STEAM is designed to integrate STEM subjects and the art of design in the classroom. These programs aim to teach students to think critically and have an engineering or design approach towards real-world problems while building on their mathematics and science base.

Artificial Intelligence Specialist The No. 1 Job Of 2019 Paying $140,000 — Hiring Growth 74 Percent

NEW YORK - What is the No. 1 fastest growing job since 2015? Artificial Intelligence Specialist — typically an engineer, researcher or other specialty that focuses on machine learning and artificial intelligence, figuring out things like where it makes sense to implement AI or building AI systems. The news came from LinkedIn's hottest jobs list

By |2019-12-12T12:29:40-05:00December 12th, 2019|ESD, Featured, STEAM|

Survey Reveals Negative Perception, Lack of Awareness Of Trade Schools And Careers

WASHINGTON DC – Young Americans would rather work in a coffee shop than in a high-paying trade, according to a new national survey that reveals an alarming stigma around trade schools and careers. The survey, commissioned by Metal Supermarkets, also highlights a common belief that attending traditional college is the best path to a successful

By |2019-12-11T15:57:27-05:00December 11th, 2019|ESD, STEAM|

ESD To Host Info Session On Urban STEM Teaching Project

DETROIT–The Metro Detroit Teaching Residency for Urban Excellence will host an information session Tuesday, Dec. 11 at The Engineering Society of Detroit. The session will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at ESD Headquarters, 20700 Civic Center Drive, Suite 450, in Southfield. The Metro Detroit TRUE Project is an accelerated graduate level certification and residency program

By |2019-12-08T14:31:24-05:00December 8th, 2019|ESD, STEAM|

Grand Valley State University To Coordinate K-12 Computer Science Education

ALLENDALE — Grand Valley State University will lead coordination of K-12 computer science education in the state under an agreement reached with a key curriculum provider. The partnership with, a nonprofit computer science organization that provides K-12 curriculum and training resources, will allow Grand Valley experts to coordinate annual professional development for up to

By |2019-11-29T19:22:01-05:00November 29th, 2019|Featured, New Products / Contracts, STEAM|

Still Last Among Big Cities, Detroit Gains Big In Math On National Test

DETROIT - The nation’s education report card finally contains a sliver of good news for Detroit.Fourth-graders in the city district scored significantly higher this year on the math section of a rigorous national progress exam than they did in 2017, the last time the test was administered. But the city’s schools still have a long

By |2019-11-02T16:39:33-04:00November 2nd, 2019|STEAM|

LTU-AT&T STEM Outreach Program Inspires Girls To Make An Impact In Their Communities

SOUTHFIELD—Nearly 40 girls ages 9-17 and their parents attended the third annual Girls in Future Technologies (GIFT) Day at the Michigan Science Center in Detroit Saturday, Sept. 7. This marked the third year that Lawrence Technological University’s Marburger STEM Center teamed up with the Michigan Women of AT&T (WOA) to engage girls in the STEM

By |2019-09-28T07:29:12-04:00September 28th, 2019|ESD, STEAM|

Gov. Whitmer Appoints Tonya Matthews To MI-STEM Council

LANSING - Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has appointed Wayne State University Director of STEM Learning Innovation and Associate Provost for Inclusive Workforce Development Tonya M. Matthews, Ph.D., to the Michigan STEM (MiSTEM) Advisory Council. Matthews is appointed to represent K-12 and postsecondary educational institutions involved with science, technology, engineering and mathematics career preparation or education, for

By |2019-09-13T12:37:22-04:00September 13th, 2019|Featured, STEAM|

LIFT Gets $200,000 From Skillman For STEM education

DETROIT—Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow, a national manufacturing innovation center operated by the American Lightweight Materials Innovation Institute, announced that it has received a $200,000 grant from The Skillman Foundation. The grant will help Detroit-area youth strengthen their academic and employability skills and increase their STEM foundational knowledge and technical skills in the Institute’s new Learning

By |2019-08-31T13:28:46-04:00August 31st, 2019|ESD, STEAM|

GVSU Begins 2nd Cohort Of Digital Marketing Pro Development Program

GRAND RAPIDS -  Grand Valley State University will begin its second cohort of a unique digital marketing professional development program that offers industry-recognized certification in platforms like Google Analytics and HubSpot. The program will begin September 3. Offered by GVSU's Center for Adult and Continuing Studies, it's operated in partnership with GreenFig, an Oregon company that

By |2019-08-20T20:10:00-04:00August 20th, 2019|Social Media, STEAM|

Comcast Awards $82,500 In Scholarships To 33 Michigan High School Students

PLYMOUTH – Comcast NBCUniversal has awarded $82,500 in scholarships for the 2018-2019 school year to 33 Michigan students as part of its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program. Students are selected for their outstanding community service, academic performance and leadership skills. The award, funded by the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation, is a one-time, $2,500 scholarship to

By |2019-07-07T18:30:54-04:00June 28th, 2019|Featured, STEAM|