EdWeek will host a chat with two experts at 1 p.m., on Tuesday on how zoos, museums, TV shows, films, and "informal" approaches to science ed can help students.
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June 08, 2009
June 05, 2009
A critique of Florida's science test reflects common concerns across states.
June 05, 2009
The influential National Council of Teachers of Mathematics wants a say in shaping common academic standards.
June 04, 2009
A former education secretary opines about the future of math and science education in this country, and getting universities more involved in K-12.
June 03, 2009
We should be wary of drawing overly broad policy conclusions from the data presented in the international test known as the PISA, a pair of scholars say.
June 02, 2009
Students encounter science every day, outside formal classroom settings. These informal experienceswhich occur in zoos, museums, on walks through the park, even in computer gamesoffer the potential to increase students' understanding and love of science, a study released earlier this yea...
May 29, 2009
Obama pledges to use the resources of the National Science Foundation and Department of Energy to boost students' knowledge of and interest in renewable energy. Can it work?
May 28, 2009
One of the carrots meant to lure college graduates, and career changers, into math and science teaching is loan forgiveness, a form of assistance offered by states, nonprofits, and the federal government. Whether these programs actually have an impact on creating a sustained pool of talented teacher...
May 27, 2009
A report by the National Research Council examines the many challenges facing high school chemistry teachers—and offers ideas on how to overcome them.
May 26, 2009
Teachers, researchers, undergrads, grad students, and assorted policy types looking for some summertime reading might be interested in a new resource on math and science being offered by EdWeek. It's a collection of recent stories called "Spotlight on STEM," which can be downloaded in PDF form for t...