A new "occupational skills profile" for big-data specialists outlines the relevant knowledge that professionals say is not being provided in K-12.
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December 17, 2014
December 03, 2014
About 60 percent of job openings require basic science, technology, engineering, and math literacy, and 42 percent require advanced STEM skills, according to a new survey of 126 chief executive officers.
November 19, 2014
Code.org has tapped the popular Disney characters for a new tutorial as part of its campaign to promote computer science education.
September 12, 2014
Seattle-based nonprofit Code.org announced new free online learning resources to teach students computer science and provide teachers with professional development.
September 10, 2014
At a tour of NASA's space camp in Huntsville, Ala., the education secretary put the spotlight on the science, technology, engineering, and math fields.
August 01, 2014
Andres Schleicher of the OECD, Sara Martinez Tucker of the National Math and Science Initiative, and Chris Lehmann of Philadelphia's Science Leadership Academy were named winners of the Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize.
August 01, 2014
Next school year, four high schools in California will debut Advanced Placement Computer Science classes, thanks to student petitions and crowd-funding campaigns supportive of those efforts.
July 28, 2014
Six U.S.-based contestants are among the 123 finalists competing in the 2014 World Microsoft Office Specialist Championship, being held this week in California.
July 23, 2014
The American Library Association's 2014 Digital Inclusion Survey finds overall improvements in library connectivity, technology, and programming nationwide.
June 30, 2014
Maker education is a hot topic at ISTE, where educators and authors Sylvia Martinez and Gary Stager discussed their new book "Invent to Learn."