Transforming STEM education and workforce development in the states, by the states.

Meet our Superstars

At the 2015 STEMxchange meeting, STEMx is proud to release a report we’re calling “STEMx Superstars”

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It began with an idea.

A community of states, grounded in their shared STEM experience. A nationwide network, whose members understand that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Today, the idea is reality: the STEMx™ network.

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Smithsonian center puts experiential learning to the test

Header for Smithsonian LASER Model

At STEMxchange 2016, Dr. Carol O’Donnell briefed attendees on a five-year validation study by the Smithsonian Science Education Center. “We believe in lifelong learning, experiential learning. In 1985, the Smithsonian and the National Academy of Science got together and decided that they wanted to create an institution that would bring that kind of experiential learning into classrooms everywhere. Now, in 1985, that seemed really novel.” “Today, it doesn’t.” The idea of experiential learning isn’t so novel anymore. However, O’Donnell and […]

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From twitter

  • Maryland's public libraries and Workbench partnered to create an online maker space for students

    @STEMx - January 18, 2017
  • Historic Memphis' East High School's freshman class is the first to pilot their T-STEM program

    @STEMx - January 17, 2017
  • .@StarWar's Princess Leia - Carrie Fisher is seen as an educational inspiration to girls in #STEM

    @STEMx - January 16, 2017