The latest round of NAEP results for 12th graders delves into a variety of contextual factors, including math courses students have taken and their attitudes toward reading.
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May 14, 2014
May 05, 2014
In this video, a 3rd grade teacher describes the impact of having fewer math standards to teach.
May 02, 2014
It's far from a universally held idea that teachers should spend time explaining what engineering is to kindergartners and 1st graders.
May 01, 2014
The common core does require some nontraditional teaching methods in mathbut using number sentences and having students show their work are not among them.
May 01, 2014
Winners of a national STEM contest, honored today in Washington, set out to solve community-based problems, including figuring out how to prevent garbage from entering local waterways and evaluating students' walking routes for safety.
April 28, 2014
The third national festival brought together companies, universities, government agencies, scientists, engineers, and many others to get young people engaged in the STEM fields.
April 25, 2014
Creative endeavors can be a valuable tool in motivating and inspiring students to take an interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, but they're often underutilized, experts say.
April 24, 2014
At the U.S. News STEM Solutions Conference this week, representatives for NAEP detailed the group's most recent assessment, which aims to measure how well students apply technology and engineering skills to real-life situations.
April 23, 2014
Scholastic is releasing a series of "webisodes" showing reality-TV celebrities using math in their professions.
April 21, 2014
A few weeks ago, a father posted a page from his son's supposed common-core math assignment on Facebook, claiming that despite his own degree in engineering, he could not solve the problem.