Soaring Heights PK-8 school in Erie is based in a neuroscience-informed curriculum and state-of-the-art classrooms.
Casey Fiesler, an assistant professor of Information Science, consulted with Mattel for the latest version of the Barbie doll, which aims to get girls interested in science and technology careers.
STEM, a curriculum focused on science, technology, engineering and math, is available to less than half the students in the state's biggest school districts, according to the online news service Chalkbeat Colorado.
In one Boulder summer camp, the kids mimic sophisticated scientific research typically carried out by grad students.
Eight Denver high schools will be able to expand their STEM programs -- science, technology, engineering and math – and other programs through $9.3 million in grants.