A Pew survey shows that many scientists are frustrated by their profession's inability to communicate ideas to the public.
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July 13, 2009
July 09, 2009
For readers in the Washington area, biotechnology and science advocates are staging an event on Tuesday on the future of science education. It will look at how to strengthen science instruction in the nation's classrooms and at what role bioscience education can and should play. I've written a bit a...
July 08, 2009
State and federal policymakers, academic researchers and others have spent a lot of time thinking about how to increase the pool of U.S. students with interest and talent in math and science who study those subjects in college, and choose careers in related fields. Today, a coalition of business an...
July 07, 2009
Raise requirements on state licensing tests, and do more to draw qualified older teachers, and part-time educators into math and science teachers, two organizations say.
July 06, 2009
Two-thirds of Americans can't name a famous female scientist, but strong majorities favor doing more to lure women into scientific occupations.
July 02, 2009
Kichoon Yang moves from the University of Missouri to NCTM.
June 30, 2009
Count a parents' coalition as one of the interest groups asking for a say in the ongoing, multi-state effort to draft common standards, which is being led by the National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers. The organization, which calls itself the United States Coa...
June 30, 2009
Organizations that promote science and geography lessons want to help students hone "21st Century Skills."
June 29, 2009
Few areas of education have proved as politically popular at the state level in recent years as efforts to improve math and science through teacher education and professional development, outreach activities to students, and other means. Governors, state legislators, and state boards of education in...
June 24, 2009
An Indiana program tries to lure math and science teachers to rural schools.