# STEM Education

## Dive into summer camps for math learning!

There are still a few months left in this school year, but now is the time to start devising a plan to take full advantage of what summer camp has to offer talented students.

## AIME

The American Invitational Mathematics Examination (AIME) is the next step in the Olympiad series after the AMC 12. Those who qualify for the AIME have a 90% acceptance rate to MIT. Invitations for the AIME are given to the top…

## Barriers To Entry

Women have always been a part of STEM. Patriarchy sets up obstacles against women becoming scientists, technicians, engineers, and mathematicians, but women persevere. Some women had to impersonate men or otherwise hide their identity to get their scientific findings published.…

## Math competitions for STEM students

There is no doubt math competitions are challenging for students, but they can also be fun too. Math competitions enrich student lives by promoting mathematical reasoning and teamwork while preparing them for a future in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and…

## 3 Hard Math Problems that Stump Many Great Thinkers

Sometimes the simplest math questions turn into hard math problems at the slightest overlook of how a question is structured. There are many of these odd questions circulating around the internet that many often think they have the answer to…

## 3 Math Problems to Solve the Logical Way

Sometimes math delves into the realm of logic, where thinking overtakes number crunching. Logic is what operates computers, coding algorithms, search engines, and other man-made devices. When it comes to solving math problems that are rooted in logic, your thinking…

## 3 of the Most Interesting Math Problems—Some of them Unsolvable

Mathematics can get quirky when you talk about the theoretical or imaginary. Many of us can understand adding 5 to -1 results in 4, but when applied to the real world things aren’t as cut-and-dry. If Sally has -1 apples,…

## 3 Activities for Summer and Winter Camp Students Enjoy the Most

Sometimes the best feedback comes directly from the students; there’s no better feeling we get in the Areteem office than to hear or read positive commentary directly from a student. It’s one of the reasons we strive to be the…

## 2 Ways to Improve Student Engagement in STEM Courses: Math Competitions and Math Camps

Declining Education Remedied with Math Camps Education is a tricky thing. We’ve seen a massive decline in STEM-oriented students in the past decade, and sometimes the reasons why are more complicated than just some statistic to point at. It’s important…

## Methods of Taking Math Home: How Math Textbooks Can Actually be Fun

We’re sure many students groan at the mention of “homework” in class; sometimes the last work they want is work they have to take home with them. It’s been a natural response for many students to reject homework because after…