A new guide published by ISTE offers ideas for K-12 officials on how to incorporate lessons about the unmanned aircraft system into lessons in science and other subjects.
The President's proposed budget would have cut the agencies, but congressional proposals give them a boost in funding.
New York state is considering adopting a new set of K-12 reading and math standards that differ somewhat from the Common Core State Standards, which have had rocky reception in the state since they went into place in 2010.
The San Francisco school system is now two years into its computer science-for-all plan: So how are things going so far?
New parent guides, created by the group that led the development of the Next Generation Science Standards, aim to get the word out about how and why science instruction is changing.
Nearly all teachers and principals believe students should have time for independent reading at school, yet only about a third of teachers set aside time each day for this, according to a recent survey.
A researcher argues there's a fundamental mismatch between how the Next Generation Science Standards and the Common Core State Standards think about arguments, and that that mismatch has real negative consequences for teachers and students.
The most recent NAEP finds that girls outperform boys and that Hispanic and Asian students' average scores have increased notably.
Thousands of scientists, educators, researchers, and science-lovers gathered on the National Mall this morning to bring attention to the importance of STEM education and advocate for fact-based policy making.
"Teachers are marching because they want the public to recognize that science is important," said David Evans, the executive director of the National Science Teachers Association.