The gender gap in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may be starting to turn, according to new 2009 data from the National Center for Education Statistics.
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February 12, 2015
February 10, 2015
Hung-Hsi Wu, a professor emeritus of mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley, explains why instruction on fractions, which he calls "the backbone of school mathematics," needed to change.
February 09, 2015
A group that partnered in the development of the Next Generation Science Standards is now asking science teachers to help field-test multiple-choice items for an assessment on energy.
February 04, 2015
The methods for doing addition and subtraction suggested by the common core may seem tedious at first, but proponents say they'll eventually lead to quicker mental math.
January 28, 2015
Twenty-nine years ago today, seven astronautsincluding Christa McAuliffe, who was to be the first teacher in spacelost their lives when the space shuttle Challenger exploded a minute after take-off.
January 27, 2015
Next year, Nashville public schools will begin the move from teaching Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II to teaching integrated math courses, which weave together concepts from each discipline.
January 23, 2015
The Wyoming House gave preliminary approval to eliminate a budget footnote that forbids the state board of education from considering the Next Generation Science Standards for adoption.
January 07, 2015
Last month, West Virginia joined 12 states and the District of Columbia in adopting the Next Generation Science Standardsbut not without first making a few tweaks to the standards' language about global warming.
January 07, 2015
There is little agreement among high school administrators on what computer science is, how it should be taught, and what kind of requirement it should fulfill, says a recent survey.
January 06, 2015
A recent Vox piece poses that STEM may be "too broad a classification" when looking at the job market. Does the same apply for education?