A science curriculum using toy cars helped engage girls and special education students in learning physics, finds a study presented at AERA.
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April 12, 2016
April 07, 2016
The Virginia legislature passed a bill that would require computer science to be added to the state's K-12 learning standards.
April 04, 2016
After pledging to offer computer science courses in every school, Arkansas has rapidly trained hundreds of teachers to code.
March 31, 2016
Louisiana senators voted against repealing a law that requires public schools to give balanced treatment to evolution and creationismdespite the fact that the law has been deemed unconstitutional and can't be enforced.
March 25, 2016
An administrator with Durham Public Schools plans more than 100 virtual field trips each year that take her district's elementary school students to places they could never afford to go to otherwise.
March 25, 2016
A new study looks at how K-12 educators responded to the Ebola outbreak, and finds that most science teachers devoted some class time to the topic.
March 23, 2016
Randall Munroe, the creator of the popular Internet comic xkcd, will soon have his work featured in high school science textbooks.
March 18, 2016
Groups of students will travel to the edge of space to conduct experiments on marshmallows, moss, greenhouse gas, and more.
March 16, 2016
Andrew Hacker, author of The Math Myth and Other STEM Delusions, discussed why he thinks we should eliminate advanced math requirements.
March 11, 2016
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics has released a statement cautioning states and districts that allowing computer science courses to substitute for a high school math course could "undermine students' mathematics preparation."