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Retiring Teacher Still Inspiring STEM Students in Detroit

Retiring Teacher Still Inspiring STEM Students in Detroit

Morning announcements. For eighth graders at Gompers Elementary-Middle School in Detroit, it was a chance to challenge their younger classmates with an academic “question of the day.” But for one particular group of fifth graders, it also became their time …


PreK Students Learn About STEM By Exploring Nature

PreK Students Learn About STEM By Exploring Nature

It was there all along. An unassuming Jacaranda tree next to a tire swing at the Children’s Center at Caltech. Students in the PreK program passed under the tree dozens of times without giving it much thought. That was until …


Fifth Graders Compete in AWIM JetToy Challenge

June 3, 2021 | Posted in Georgia, Life & Physical Science, News From Us, Stories
Fifth Graders Compete in AWIM JetToy Challenge

It’s hard to miss the display case just inside the main entrance of the school. There, for all to see, is a t-shirt signed by the team and a medal from that special day. By the time students at Unity …


AWIM Connects First Graders with Virtual Volunteers in Arizona

AWIM Connects First Graders with Virtual Volunteers in Arizona

Sixteen first graders at Auxier Elementary School near Chandler, Arizona, spend most days stuck alone in their classroom with only their teacher. Like so many other virtual and in-person students, they’ve been isolated from other classmates and outside contact because …


Summer Brings Aerospace to Michigan K-8 Students

Summer Brings Aerospace to Michigan K-8 Students

For 354 K-8 students and 37 staff in Pontiac and Michigan’s upper peninsula, summer was out of this world. Playgrounds and paved lots quickly transformed into makeshift mission control centers, with students buzzing around with excitement as they built, tested, …


SAE A World In Motion STEM Education Program Named SIIA CODiE Award Finalist

May 17, 2021 | Posted in News From Us

We are excited to announce the SAE A World In Motion® (AWIM®) PreK-8 STEM education program was named a finalist in the “Best Foundational Technology/Engineering (STEM) Instruction Solution” category. Recognizing excellence in technology, the CODiE Awards is the only peer-reviewed …


New SAE STEM Curriculum Teaches Students Online Safety

May 11, 2021 | Posted in News From Us
New SAE STEM Curriculum Teaches Students Online Safety

Elementary students can now learn how to engage with technology and the digital world in a positive, responsible way with Navigating the Digital Universe—the newest Computer Science-STEM curriculum from SAE A World In Motion® (AWIM). Character-Driven Curriculum Keeps Students Engaged …


EdTech Awards Recognizes SAE PreK-8 AWIM STEM Programs

April 27, 2021 | Posted in News From Us
EdTech Awards Recognizes SAE PreK-8 AWIM STEM Programs

SAE STEM@HOME™ was selected winner of the 2021 EdTech Cool Tool Award for “Best Parent/Student Solution” with SAE’s A World In Motion® (AWIM) PreK-8 STEM education program named a finalist for “Best Skills (21st Century Skills) Solution.” Featuring STEM-inspired storybooks, …


Qualcomm: Strengthening Communities to Inspire Young Minds

February 24, 2021 | Posted in News From Us

During the uncertainties of 2020, Qualcomm saw an opportunity to support students and educators by making an investment to transform STEM education and build generational wealth in their communities. As a leader in mobile and computing platforms for automotive applications, Qualcomm understands that a strong STEM-savvy workforce …


Tesla: Increasing Access to STEM Education in Nevada

February 24, 2021 | Posted in News From Us
Tesla: Increasing Access to STEM Education in Nevada

When Tesla committed a four-year, $1.5 million grant a little more than one year ago to support SAE’s STEM programs in Nevada, no one could have predicted that a pandemic would shutter schools for months, leaving families, teachers and students …