A social studies teacher in Seattle wrote that the Paris climate summit has caused him to reflect on how he approached climate change in the classroom in the past, and realize that he made some mistakes.
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December 14, 2015
December 10, 2015
In one Arizona district, all K-8 students are doing computer programming. About 20 miles down the road in another district, the computer coding program has fallen apart without a champion.
December 03, 2015
The Every Student Succeeds Act, which could soon replace the 14-year-old No Child Left Behind law, gives states and districts more opportunities to use federal funds for science, technology, engineering, and math education, advocates say, and is ultimately a huge boon for the subjects.
December 01, 2015
While the U.S. president has spoken about human impact on climate change in very certain terms, a recent study out of Stanford University found that middle school textbooks in use in California schools are sending a different message.
December 01, 2015
New York has redesigned its Regents algebra test, which students must pass to graduate, to align to the common core. And the scores have consequently plummeted.
November 17, 2015
Boys are more confident than girls in their ability to learn computer science, and more likely to believe they'll have a job one day in which they'll use the subject, according to new survey results from Google and Gallup.
November 13, 2015
This December, in conjunction with Discovery Education and the NFL Players Association, EA Sports will release a special version of "Madden" that aims to teach math and science to 5th through 9th graders.
November 12, 2015
A new benchmark to measure students' readiness for first-year college courses expected for majors in STEM fields shows that only 20 percent of high school students meet that mark.
November 10, 2015
With the additions of Connecticut and Michigan, one-third of states have now officially adopted the Next Generation Science Standards
November 02, 2015
Last week, a fire broke out in a chemistry class at a Fairfax, Va. high school, sending five students to the hospital with chemical burns.