Eighth grade science teachers with little to no college coursework in science are less likely to practice inquiry-based science instruction, according to a new study. Is that one reason for a shortage of STEM workers in the United States?
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June 13, 2018
Participation and performance among AP Computer Science courses has increased in the past year, but especially so for the popular AP Computer Science Principles class.
May 23, 2018
The draft portrays evolution as less than settled fact and introduces other errors. Many believe Diane Douglas, the state superintendent, directed the changes.
May 11, 2018
A new middle school genetics and genealogy curriculum inspired by the PBS series "Finding Your Roots" aims to engage students in science using a more personal approach.
April 24, 2018
The U.S. Department of Education shows that in general, black and Latino students took fewer such classes than their white peers. And although they had similar access to schools offering Algebra 1 in 8th grade, a smaller proportion of them were enrolled in the class.
April 18, 2018
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April 16, 2018
A senior at Paradise High School in northern California earned the Gold Award, the highest achievement given to a Girl Scout, for creating 12 STEM lessons for kindergarteners.
April 10, 2018
The AAAS launches a new project to develop assessment scenarios that measure the NGSS' energy standards.
April 04, 2018
The good news, says an Education Trust review of a sample of more than 1,800 math assignments, is that most do target at least one or more of the Common Core State Standards. The bad news? They continue to focus on procedural knowledge, rather than more conceptual mathematical thinking.