High school juniors and seniors who participated in a prestigious national math competition said they tend to study alone and to learn best when they grasp underlying concepts.
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March 22, 2017
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February 27, 2017
The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium put out a request for proposal today seeking a partnership to create a test that both measures standards-mastery and can be used for college admissions.
December 02, 2016
The newly named Science Educator of the Year, Dr. Norbert Myslinski, has a message to share about neuroscience: "It's not just for the scientists."
November 23, 2016
U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera, in partnership with the Poetry Foundation and the Library of Congress, will meet with 9th grade English teachers in Chicago Public Schools to revamp poetry instruction.
October 11, 2016
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September 23, 2016
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September 13, 2016
Twenty states now require that high school students be allowed to count a computer science course as a math or science credit toward graduation, according to a new report from the Education Commission of the States.
September 07, 2016
Three-quarters of 12th graders attend schools that offer statistics courses, but less than a quarter of students actually take them, according to a recent analysis of national data.