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Posted byon July 20, 2012 at 8:55 AM EDT
Building off the recent launch of the Energy Data Initiative, fifty technologists, entrepreneurs, and investors joined staff from the White House, Department of Energy, and the Environmental Protection Agency to participate in an “Energy Data Jam” last week in New York City. One of the goals of the half-day workshop was to brainstorm how freely available datasets—i.e., open data—might be used by clean-energy entrepreneurs for new products, services, or apps.
Posted byon July 19, 2012 at 1:46 PM EDT
Less than a year ago, the White House and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced the launch of “Digital Promise,” a new national effort to accelerate innovation in education with technology. Yesterday, The Office of Science and Technology Policy joined superintendents from across the country in Digital Promise’s first Innovation Workshop, held in Washington D.C.
Posted byon July 18, 2012 at 7:21 PM EDT
Kumar Garg, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and Steve Robinson, Domestic Policy Council, took to Twitter to answer questions about the STEM Master Teacher Corp. Check out the full Q&A.
Posted byon July 18, 2012 at 5:56 PM EDT
Today, the Obama Administration announced plans for a new Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Master Teacher Corps to recognize outstanding STEM educators across the country and improve our Nation’s STEM education as a whole.
Posted byon July 18, 2012 at 10:07 AM EDT
The Obama Administration announces the President’s plan to create a national Science, Math, Technology, and Engineering (STEM) Master Teacher Corps. Over the next four years the Corps will expand to include 10,000 of the best STEM teachers in the nation.
Posted byon July 12, 2012 at 1:11 PM EDT
The Obama Administration recently launched the Education Data Initiative to help students and their families benefit from innovation enabled by open data from the US government and other sources.
Posted byon July 12, 2012 at 11:42 AM EDT
The Obama Administration recently launched a series of Open Data Initiatives—in health, public safety, education, and energy. The Energy Data Initiative (EDI) aims to help Americans benefit from entrepreneurial innovation enabled by open energy data from the US government and other sources. By making energy data available to entrepreneurs, new products and services will continue to emerge to help American families and business save energy and money, protect the environment, and ensure a reliable energy future.
Posted byon July 6, 2012 at 7:21 PM EDT
One year ago today, the White House held our first-ever Tweet-up, hosted by the President.
Posted byon July 6, 2012 at 12:27 PM EDT
A group of young women from the Middle East and North Africa interested in careers in science and technology – also known as TechGirls – visited the White House for an interactive discussion about the ways women can utilize innovation and technology to make a difference in the world
Posted byon June 29, 2012 at 4:54 PM EDT
A group of nearly 100 junior high and high school teachers from across the country received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) this week. Today, the Vice President and Dr. Jill Biden, a longtime educator, met with these teachers at the White House to thank them for their commitment to our Nation’s students.