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.
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April 22, 2017
April 21, 2017
"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.
April 06, 2017
To successfully implement the standards, districts need to establish a science leadership team, ensure that teachers and school leaders get high-quality professional learning, and collaborate with other districts, according to new guidelines from Achieve.
April 04, 2017
The number of students earning bachelor's degrees in computer science hit a new high recently—finally surpassing the previous peak in 2003.
March 31, 2017
The Heartland Institute sent teachers mailers with information that encourages them to teach about alternative explanations for global warming.
March 28, 2017
However, the event drew criticism from those who pointed out the irony of President Trump's budget proposal to slash NASA's education office.
March 28, 2017
Engineering is getting more attention in classrooms, especially in those states that have adopted the Next Generation Science Standards, according to an analysis of national test data.
March 14, 2017
This year marks the 30th annual celebration of Pi Day, which was founded by a physicist at the Exploratorium.
March 08, 2017
When parents of high schoolers are given guidance on how to talk about the importance of science and math, their children are more likely to score well on a STEM standardized test and, years later, pursue a STEM career, a study finds.
February 28, 2017
There's now a classroom-friendly version of the sci-fi thriller novel, which many say is potentially a great STEM teaching tool.