Massachusetts schools could soon be using new standards for teaching computer science and digital literacy.
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June 23, 2016
Elementary and middle school math teachers have mixed feelings on the Common Core State Standards, saying both that they set unrealistic expectations and will have long-term benefits, according to the results of a survey.
June 20, 2016
U.S. Education Secretary John B. King Jr. called on schools to help foster "making"or hands-on creating, building, and tinkeringby giving students space for that sort of innovation.
June 10, 2016
The study finds that teenagers prefer learning about science through hands-on labs.
June 08, 2016
The school board for the Portland, Ore., school system recently adopted a resolution saying it would stop using instructional materials that cast doubt on climate changea move that some national groups have labeled censorship.
June 07, 2016
New federal data show that black and Latino students are not getting equal access to the high-level math and science classes that are a gateway to college.
June 01, 2016
The drag-and-drop coding apps and tutorials that many K-12 schools use to teach students the beginnings of code may be entertaining, but they don't mimic the work real computer scientists do, argues the CEO of an ed-tech company.
May 27, 2016
A Florida teacher is preparing students for advanced math competitions during the school dayand it's paid off to the tune of nine national championships.
May 24, 2016
A survey of how 4th and 5th grade students read online finds that girls significantly outperform boys with digital skills such as searching for and communicating information.
May 20, 2016
At a 9-year-old's request, the president is asking kids for their ideas on what they think is important in science, technology, engineering, and math education.