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Notable in STEM

Click on any of the tabs below to discover the brilliant students and people who are making advances in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. We update this regularly, so make sure to come back often.

Aug 09, 2015 - sciencealert.com - 20
This 16-year-old hacked a printer to more cheaply detect heart disease

Adriel Sumathipala is a self-described tinkerer. The 16-year-old says the trait runs in the family ...

Apr 01, 2015 - dallasnews.com - 20
Eighth-graders develop app to help dyslexics read better

Words are tricky for those with dyslexia. They fly off the page. They spiral in on themselves and get jumbled up on top of one another. The way dyslexics see words varies dramatically, affecting their ability to learn.

Mar 25, 2015 - brainpickings.org - 15
Dear Data: Two Designers Visualize the Mundane Details of Daily Life in Magical Illustrated Postcards Mailed Across t...

A celebration of the infinitesimal, incomplete, imperfect, yet exquisitely human details of life.

We live, they say, in the age of Big Da

Mar 25, 2015 - brainpickings.org - 18
Jane Goodall Tells Her Remarkable Life-Story, Animated

How, in the midst of twentieth-century patriarchy, a young woman without so much as a university degree forever changed the course of modern

Mar 25, 2015 - hemispheresmagazine.com - 20
The Hemi Q&A: Neil deGrasse Tyson - Hemispheres Inflight Magazine

In his ongoing quest to bring science to the masses, America’s “rock star astrophysicist” is about to launch a late-night talk show

Mar 25, 2015 - cbsnews.com - 18
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson's one-man mission

Tyson tells Charlie Rose about his fascination with the universe and his own personal journey to reignite interest in the great beyond

Mar 25, 2015 - makezine.com - 17
14-Year-Old Inventor Crowdfunds Battery-Charging Arduino, Hits $35K - Make:

Now in the final couple of days of its crowdfunding journey I thought I'd take a quick look at Quin Etnyre's new project, the Qduino Mini board.

Mar 25, 2015 - nsf.gov - 19
nsf.gov - National Science Foundation (NSF) Discoveries - Pioneering women in STEM - US National Science Foundation (...

NSF's mission is to advance the progress of science, a mission accomplished by funding proposals for research and education made by scientists, engineers, and educators from across the country.

Mar 09, 2015 - buzzfeed.com - 17
18 Inventions By Women That Changed The World

Do you like beer? And fire escapes? Thank a woman.

Mar 08, 2015 - siliconbeat.com - 17
A who's who of powerful women gathers in Silicon Valley

Female leaders in fashion, politics, media and technology are gathering today to discuss women's advancement in Silicon Valley, which has emerged as a key front in the global gender debate. Former secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton was the biggest draw for the crowd of some 5,000 women, who descended on the Santa Clara Convention Center from a wide range of tech companies.

Mar 08, 2015 - eschoolnews.com - 15
Eighth-graders develop app to help dyslexic readers | eSchool News | eSchool News

A group of Plano, Texas middle schoolers wants to help those with the reading disability by developing a mobile app that will allow users to customize text to their specific needs. Words are tricky for those with dyslexia. They fly off the page. They spiral in on themselves and get jumbled up on top of one another.

Mar 08, 2015 - huffingtonpost.com - 17
Teen Girls Create Award-Winning App In Hopes Of Preventing School Shootings

In October 2014, high school freshman Jaylen Fryberg shot five students and then himself in Washington state. To help cope with this tragedy in their community, a group of teenage girls jumped to action.

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    Shelly Sanchez Terrell is the author of TeacherRebootCamp.com, Learning to Go, and The 30 Goals Challenge for Teachers. She has supported teachers and learners in 100+ countries F2F and virtually through the various online events, courses, webinars, and conferences she co-organizes and founded. The ELTons, The New York Times, the Bammys, Microsoft’s Heroes for Education, and the National Association of Professional Women have recognized her leadership with projects like #Edchat, the Reform Symposium E-Conference (#RSCON5), and The 30 Goals Challenge for Educators (#30GoalsEdu). Twitter- @ShellTerrell

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