STEM http://wkms.org en Forum Encourages Girls to Pursue Careers in Science and Related Fields http://wkms.org/post/forum-encourages-girls-pursue-careers-science-and-related-fields <p>Cindy Ragland&nbsp; is coordinating the West Kentucky Forum of the Kentucky Girls STEM Collaborative, coming up Thursday, November 14th, to interest girls 3rd grade and older in science, technology, engineering and mathematics careers. She speaks with Kate Lochte on <em>Sounds Good</em> about the Collaborative and the event.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 21:23:21 +0000 Kate Lochte 36382 at http://wkms.org Forum Encourages Girls to Pursue Careers in Science and Related Fields KY And TN 8th Graders Doing Better Than Global Peers http://wkms.org/post/ky-and-tn-8th-graders-doing-better-global-peers <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Eighth-graders in Kentucky are doing better than their peers around the globe when it comes to math and science.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A study being released today compared every state, the District of Columbia and Defense Department schools against 38 countries and nine additional </span>subnational<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> education systems.</span></p><p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 12:02:27 +0000 The Associated Press 35996 at http://wkms.org KY And TN 8th Graders Doing Better Than Global Peers UT Martin Presents ECHO 360 Webinar on Active Learning Online http://wkms.org/post/ut-martin-presents-echo-360-webinar-active-learning-online <p>Active learning online is a buzz phrase for getting faculty lectures to students before they come to class, so the class can be an engagement center for students asking about lectures they've already heard, and presumably studied. &nbsp;University of Tennessee at Martin instructional technology designer Harriette Spiegel is involved in an ECHO 360 webinar open to all, free, this Thursday at 1 p.m. &nbsp;It is targeted specifically to supporting STEM classrooms. <a href="https://event.on24.com/eventRegistration/EventLobbyServlet?target=registration.jsp&amp;eventid=686164&amp;sessionid=1&amp;key=6B89DEF49F6A5FF91EE012B606106CAA&amp;sourcepage=register">See registration information here</a>.</p><p> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 20:09:56 +0000 Kate Lochte 35135 at http://wkms.org UT Martin Presents ECHO 360 Webinar on Active Learning Online Hopkinsville-Christian Co. Museums feature local women in STEM fields http://wkms.org/post/hopkinsville-christian-co-museums-feature-local-women-stem-fields <p>In honor of Women’s History Month, the <a href="http://www.museumsofhopkinsville.org/">Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County</a> is hosting a special exhibit in this year’s theme, “Inspiring Innovation through Imagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.”&nbsp; The exhibit features the stories of historic, local women who’ve made contributions to those fields.&nbsp; Todd Hatton speaks with Museum Executive Director Alissa Keller to find out more.</p><p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 16:00:00 +0000 Todd Hatton 29869 at http://wkms.org Hopkinsville-Christian Co. Museums feature local women in STEM fields MSU Regional Outreach Funds 10 Projects http://wkms.org/post/msu-regional-outreach-funds-10-projects <p>The Murray State University office of regional outreach has allocated $158,000 to regional projects. The advisory council selected 10 projects in its 18-county service region, including grants for science, technology engineering and mathematics education and early childhood learning. Mon, 03 Sep 2012 15:59:42 +0000 Angela Hatton 21642 at http://wkms.org MSU Regional Outreach Funds 10 Projects