Woman receiving virtual classes.

STEM students learn as well online as in classrooms

Students learned just as much in online STEM college courses as they did in traditional classroom settings, and at a fraction of the cost.

Prep school class.

Chatty kids do better at school

Young children go on to achieve more academic success when their verbal skills are enhanced, a new study suggests.

Woman sitting on the bed using her laptop.

The benefits of distance learning in the quarantine

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, some institutions decided to implement virtual classes. Let's see some benefits of this modality!

Children and woman sitting on floor in the museum.

Timing is key for parents who want to help children learn at museums

Children's museums can be a challenging environment for parents who feel the urge to explain science.


Hard workers may make better role models than geniuses

According to a new study effort may inspire us more than genius. 

View of a street with garbage.

'Low' socioeconomic status is the biggest barrier to STEM participation

A new study has found that socioeconomic status (SES) has the strongest impact on whether secondary school students study the STEM sciences

Astronaut standing on moon beside the USA flag.

Who were the women behind man's arrival to the moon?

On Monday, February 24, Katherine Johnson died at 101. She was part of the West Area Computers, a group of key mathematicians for NASA.

Portrait of Maria Skłodowska-Curie.

5 women in science that have changed the world

We didn´t want to let February pass by without celebrating these five women, whose findings and research have changed the world. 

Woman holding test tubes in a laboratory.

International Day of Women and Girls in Science: why it matters

Yesterday, February 11, the International Day of Women and Girls in Science was celebrated. How much do you know about it? 

Boy doing experiments.

How to get your kids close to STEM?

STEM can provide your kids with problem-solving skills, persistence, creativity, and intellectual curiosity. So here's how you can get them close to it.

Woman engineer checking parts of a vehicle.

Women, STEM careers is what you should opt for

Recent research from LinkedIn, Infoempleo, and the International University of la Rioja, confirms that there is a huge demand of experts in digital careers

Children sitting near table inside classroom.

Emotions to help engage school students in learning

Student engagement impacts children's performance and future success. It is also used as a primary predictor of educational dropout or successful school.

Business woman organizing post it.

What makes women better leaders than men?

Barack Obama said women are better than men, and these are the reasons why it is true.

Child performing mathematical operations

A new method for boosting the learning of mathematics

UNIGE researchers oversaw a new system of math learning whose purpose is to promote the use of arithmetic formulas at an early age; after a year, they observed a leap in students' performance

Mother and child reading

When it's story time, animated books are better for learning

These books offer beneficial learning opportunities bigger than what digital learning platforms are offering for children.

Women scientist using a DNA sequencer.

Women in science are not using positive words to describe their work

According to a study published this week in the journal BMJ, women in science are less likely to describe their research as “excellent”. 

Group of students walking together.

Students do better in school when they can understand, manage emotions

Emotionally intelligent students get better grades and higher test scores, study says.

Group of woman sitting around the table.

How to recruit more women to your business?

Even though many leaders are interested in being gender diverse, there are some things they are missing out on recruiting women. Here are five of them. 

Girl and teacher during a class using the computer.

Arukay, what is it and why is it important?

This STEM teaching system made Ana Victoria Ricaurte, head of Arukay, the most dynamic and innovative entrepreneur in the region.

Student taking an exam. /

How did Latin America do in the Pisa tests?

The OECD applies this test every three years to measure reading, science and math skills. Here we tell you how Latin America did.