A small Arizona school district is teaching all its K-8 students computer programming. Should more elementary students be learning these skills?
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August 27, 2015
August 25, 2015
The latest results suggest that this year's graduating class may not be much more prepared than last year's class for college or a career.
August 24, 2015
The University of Virginia announced a new five-year program that will award graduates both a bachelor's degree in engineering and a master's in teaching.
August 20, 2015
Principals and superintendents underestimate how much support there is among parents for K-12 computer science classes, according to a recent survey by Gallup and Google.
August 13, 2015
The Common Core State Standards' emphasis on conceptual understanding in math will improve students' problem-solving skills and ultimately help prepare them for jobs of the future, argues a new report.
August 13, 2015
Next year, Illinois students in 5th, 8th, and 10th grades will take an online exam aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards.
August 12, 2015
The San Francisco school district announced last month that it will phase in teaching computer science to all students at all grade levels.
August 11, 2015
The Iowa state board of education voted unanimously on Aug. 6 to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards.
August 10, 2015
Children learn what they live, particularly when it comes to loving or fearing mathematics, a new study finds.
August 06, 2015
A new, savvy feature on the New York Times website called "Summer of Science" has bite-size, ADHD-friendly explanations of cool science stuff.