Kevin Jarrett isn’t your typical computer teacher. His students build walls from clay, sand and water. They design parachutes from coffee filters. And it’s perfectly fine if the things they build don’t work the first time.
Today’s students have more reasons than ever to care about engineering.
Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.
Teacher support is key to all of these efforts, which is why Raytheon is interested in rewarding educators who go the extra mile to get students excited.
A Stanford professor has become the first woman ever to win the Fields medal, the equivalent of the Nobel Prize for mathematics.
Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, announced Thursday a federal grant of nearly $900,000 for an Alameda-based organization that helps to close the gender gap for women and girls in male-dominated careers.
Numerical celebrations are planned throughout the Bay Area for the mathematical Pi Day on Thursday.
Many of the students who use Cyber High to help them graduate need remedial course work once they enter college.
San Francisco’s Exploratorium and math enthusiasts around the world are celebrating all things Pi on Wednesday…