A new survey reveals the need for classroom innovation beyond the implementation of digital tools for enhanced student learning and interest in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, careers. Twenty-nine percent of high school boys said they were very interested in pursuing a career in STEM areas while only 19 percent of girls had the same ambition.
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April 08, 2014
April 07, 2014
Innovative technology use, project-based learning, and real-world partnerships are among the common traits shared by exemplary open-enrollment STEM high schools, researchers found.
February 21, 2014
The jury is still out on whether new, digital instructional materials can achieve greater alignment with new standards than traditional textbooks.
January 27, 2014
A new national survey of parents finds that mobile platforms are missing the mark in providing educational media geared toward older children.
January 22, 2014
The nonprofit group Common Sense Media found overwhelming bipartisan support for proposals geared towards safeguarding children's personal information.
January 10, 2014
A new study found that in some states, no girls, Blacks or Hispanics took the Advanced Placement computer science exam.
December 06, 2013
Rates of student completions of "MOOCs" offered through the University of Pennsylvania and Coursera ranged from 2 percent to 14 percent, research shows.
October 29, 2013
Rural Idaho teachers who are using blended learning say it benefits their instruction, but many teachers haven't incorporated it into their classrooms yet, according to a new study.
October 23, 2013
A new survey from the Consortium for School Networking highlights the challenges schools face when seeking to make technology upgrades through the federal E-rate program.
August 13, 2013
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison believe video games can be used to simultaneously cultivate and assess noncognitive skills.