STEAM Projects

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Computer Science Education Week Declared by Governor Mapp Set for December 5, 2016

ST. THOMAS, U.S.V.I. Governor Kenneth E. Mapp has proclaimed the week of December 5, 2016, through December 11, 2016, to be Computer Science Education Week in the United States Virgin Islands. The period is observed each year to honor Grace Murray Hopper, one of the first females in the field of computer science, who engineered … Continue reading

Digital Literacy and Workforce Needs Discussed at Workshop

Ms. Nancy Callwood, the State Director of Career, Technical, & Adult Education and the USVI College and Career Readiness Research Alliance hosted a presentation on workforce needs in light of current digital literacy levels in the territory, on St. Thomas at the University of the Virgin Islands St. Thomas campus on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016. The purpose … Continue reading

Photos: USVI Department of Education STEAM Fair Hands On Day!

The USVI Department of Education St. Thomas/St. John district is hosting its STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) Week activities at the UVI Sports and Fitness Center and we had a chance to stop by for Hands On STEAM Day featuring the scientific research projects and maker spaces of 4th to 6th graders alongside exhibits … Continue reading

Code.org Petition: Urge Congress to #FundComputerScience #CSforAll

From Hadi Partovi, Code.org Thanks to your passion, millions of children have tried computer science. But tens of millions remain without access, and you can help. Last week, I asked 1 million Code.org supporters to sign your name alongside America’s top leaders urging Congress to fund computer science. We’ve shot past 100,000 signatures, but we … Continue reading

Educator Resources & Tools via Code.org

In an effort to facilitate the inclusion of Computer Science (CS) in schools from kindergarten to 12th grades, Code.org has assembled the following guides and resources for educators and concerned communities. Code.org Main Educator Page Elementary Grades Middle Schools High Schools Bring Computer Science to your School Go Beyond Code.org            

Mathematics Behind The Science Summer Bridge Program

  The University of the Virgin Islands proudly announces “The Mathematics Behind the Science Summer Bridge Program” (MBS).  The summer program is a free six week, residential program that is open to high school seniors and current UVI freshmen that have completed MAT 024.  Students who plan to pursue college majors in Biology, Chemistry, Computer … Continue reading

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