Q&A: Code Ninjas promotes value of technical education

Name: Jason Sym Occupation: Code Ninjas Scottsdale’s owner Why you chose to work in the technology field: Because technology makes life easier, [...] Continue Reading →

Copper Ridge students named state winners in STEM Competition

For the second year in a row, Copper Ridge School students dominated Arizona’s annual statewide E-Cybermission competition with sixth graders [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale student named Top 30 finalist in STEM competition

Arjun Moorthy, a student at BASIS Scottsdale, has been named a Top 30 finalist in the Broadcom MASTERS — a prestigious Science, Technology, [...] Continue Reading →

Carefree Kiwanis back STEM partnership at Lone Mountain Elementary

Lone Mountain Elementary School, in Cave Creek Unified School District, agreed to a three-year partnership with the Arizona Science Center on [...] Continue Reading →

SUSD approves student-request for robotics in the classroom

Keeping a commitment made to a group of high school students six weeks ago, the Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board voted June 20 [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale’s LITAS For Girls receives $2.5K for STEM outreach

The Society for Science & the Public has announced it is awarding a $2,5000 STEM Action Grant to LITAS For Girls, a Scottsdale-based nonprofit [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale students sweep Arizona-division STEM competition

Three sixth grade teams from Scottsdale’s Copper Ridge School swept the state’s E-Cybermission competition for their grade’s competition, taking [...] Continue Reading →

Scottsdale elementary robotics team heads to world competition

In an almost empty elementary school campus in Scottsdale on a Monday afternoon in March, the cries of joy, defeat and loss could be heard [...] Continue Reading →

Arizona Science Center receives grant to support STEM in Valley schools

Through a grant by Thunderbirds Charities, the Arizona Science Center is aiming to bring an increased focus on science, technology, engineering [...] Continue Reading →

APS, Phoenix Suns team up to provide STEM grants to teachers

What do cardboard boat races, worm farms, robot coding and solar car design have in common? They are all recent classroom projects funded by STEM [...] Continue Reading →