The Texas Instruments Foundation is providing a grant of $413,000 to expand the High-Tech High Heels program for educating girls in the STEM fields.
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August 16, 2011
August 11, 2011
Unlike most efforts to improve instruction in the STEM subjects, the initiative at St. Catherine University targets elementary teachers.
August 04, 2011
The state has been a battleground for teaching about evolution, but the new standards are expected to be firmly grounded in the evolutionary theory.
August 04, 2011
One of the two groups of states designing test for the common standards issues draft "content frameworks" for public comment.
August 03, 2011
Women today represent about one-quarter of the STEM workforce, a figure unchanged from 2000, the report concludes.
August 02, 2011
North Carolina recently updated its standards in science, so does not plan to adopt the upcoming national standards, a top state official explains.
July 27, 2011
The program provides intensive teacher preparation for people with STEM expertise, with a heavy emphasis on clinical experiences in the classroom
July 25, 2011
Although the science framework does not cover the behavioral and social sciences, the NRC is hosting a workshop on those areas this fall.
July 22, 2011
STEM education was added as an "absolute priority" in the second round of the federal i3 program.
July 21, 2011
Advocates for computer science complain that a new framework for science standards fails to include a significant focus on the subject.