The National STEM Video Game Challenge is a multiyear competition aimed at motivating interest in science, technology, engineering and math learning among America’s youth by tapping into their natural passion for playing and making video games. It is inspired by the Educate to Innovate Campaign, President Obama’s initiative to promote a renewed focus on STEM education.
The 2012 Challenge
The 2012 National STEM Video Game Challenge is being aunched in partnership with Digital Promise, a new initiative created by the president and Congress, supported through the U.S. Department of Education. The initiative is designed to use breakthrough technologies to transform teaching and learning.
To learn more and find links for students to take part, click here http://www.stemchallenge.org/about/Default.aspx.