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University of Northern Iowa STEM Education

UNI's STEM Education Community works to support STEM programs for teachers (pre- and in-service) and students in Iowa.

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Tagged as Parents | Parent Resources | Educators | Educational Resources Updated on Jan 21, 2015

A Parent's Guide for Getting Girls Into STEM Careers

Keep in mind that STEM careers can be mistakenly thought of as boring or not feminine or female-friendly. It's important to expose girls to as much as possible. This list breaks down activities and resources by age, targeted at bringing more girls into the world of STEM.

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Tagged as Teachers | Educators | Educational Resources | Parent Resources | Parents Updated on May 18, 2015

CNA Buzz

This resource provides guidance to those pursuing a career as a certified nursing assistant, including information on certification, salary, CNA classes, free training, exams, and skills, to get acquainted with all the minute particulars of certified nurse aide vocation in your state.

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Tagged as STEM Opportunities | STEM Jobs | Students | Parents Updated on Jun 11, 2015

Ten most popular free online courses of 2014

Class Central list the top ten most popular online courses of 2014 that you can take for free.

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Tagged as Teachers | Educators | Educational Resources | School | Parent Resources | Students | Parents Updated on Jun 18, 2015

Online Colleges in Iowa

On this page, we’ve collected resources that will help you approach the online higher education opportunities in Iowa. We begin by providing fact-driven surveys on postsecondary and online education in Iowa today, which will give you a good idea of things like funding and enrollment trends.

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Tagged as Colleges | Parent Resources | Community Colleges | Students | Parents Updated on Jul 17, 2015

Accredited Online Schools

Each year, millions of college students use online learning to earn a degree in a fast and flexible way. But which program makes the most sense for you, and where do you start? Explore accredited online schools by major, state or degree level to narrow the field and find a higher education option that fits.

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Tagged as Colleges | Students | Parents Updated on Nov 19, 2015

Careers in Computer Engineering

Career hardware engineers research, design and develop computing components (e.g. microprocessors, networks, routers) to create faster, better and more powerful computing systems.

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Tagged as STEM Opportunities | Educational Resources | STEM Jobs | Students | Parents Updated on Jan 08, 2016

Online Computer Engineering Degrees

Whatever computer engineering degree they choose, students have three different learning modes to explore. Campus-based programs require students to spend a majority of their “learning hours” in the classroom working with peers and professors. Online programs use a completely remote model in which assignments can be submitted over the web. Students interact with others through chat platforms and converse with professors via email. Hybrid programs serve as the third option. They incorporate web-based coursework with campus-based elements such as lab activities.

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Tagged as Teachers | Colleges | Educators | Educational Resources | Schools | Parent Resources | Students | Parents Updated on Jan 08, 2016

CyberDegrees.org

Like it or tolerate it, a life spent defending the digital world from cyber attacks begins with a degree. In addition to creating a guide to choosing a cyber security degree, we’ve scoured the country for reputable programs.

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Tagged as Teachers | Colleges | Community Colleges | Students | Parents Updated on Feb 10, 2016

College Success for Women in STEM

The following guide introduces the issues surrounding the lack of women in STEM fields and serves as a resource for girls and young women who are interested in pursuing careers in STEM. It includes in-depth research and interviews covering the most popular degrees for women currently entering a STEM field, how campuses are making an effort to foster a welcoming environment for women, female STEM pioneers and experts in the field today, and scholarships for women in STEM.

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Tagged as Colleges | STEM Opportunities | Parent Resources | Students | Parents Updated on Aug 16, 2016

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