A 10-year-old boy wins the National You Be The Chemist Challenge. The event is aimed at getting students interested in chemistry and setting the stage for them to pursue it as a career.
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June 25, 2015
June 25, 2015
Mark R. Nelson was named the new executive director of the nearly 20,000-member Computer Science Teachers Association.
June 24, 2015
"[K]ids aren't likely to buy into doing tougher math with teachers who are inwardly hyperventilating about the subject themselves," says a new brief from a New York City-based policy institute.
June 19, 2015
With much support from educators, Arkansas has joined 13 states and the District of Columbia in adopting the Next Generation Science Standards.
June 18, 2015
The New York City education department released an updated K-5 science curriculum, to be implemented next year, that incorporate parts of the Next Generation Science Standards.
June 16, 2015
At least 1 in 5 West Virginia districts will go back to teaching the traditional algebra-geometry course sequence rather than integrated math courses, which the state initially required under the Common Core State Standards.
June 12, 2015
Today, the President announced the beginning of a National Week of Making, part of a larger initiative to get more K-12 and higher education students inventing, tinkering, building, and creating.
June 10, 2015
In response to criticism from the math community, EdReports.org, the group that bills itself as the Consumer Reports of common-core instructional materials, is making changes to its textbook review process.
June 08, 2015
In an effort to increase the number and diversity of high school students taking computer science, the College Board will launch a new Advanced Placement course in fall 2016 that teaches a broader range of computing skills.
June 06, 2015
The state's new math standards are 92 percent in alignment with the common core, with a few notable exceptions in high school.