The study finds that teenagers prefer learning about science through hands-on labs.
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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.
May 19, 2016
Virginia has officially become the first state to add computer science to its core academic requirements for elementary, middle, and high school.
May 17, 2016
Girls and suburban students outperformed boys and citydwellers on NAEP's first all-digital 2014 science and technology exam, but those gaps were still dwarfed by gaps between socioeconomic and racial groups.
May 16, 2016
The head of NASA and inventor Dean Kamen are calling for a cultural shift—and a more hands-on approach to science education.