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.
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Several hundred "space buffs," including students, teachers, and astronauts, gathered on the White House's South Lawn for an evening of stargazing.
October 13, 2015
Want to see teachers using the common science standards in their classrooms? Check out these new Teaching Channel videos.
October 12, 2015
Even a few conversations about math each week can boost students' math growth, a new study suggests.
October 09, 2015
The STEM Education Act of 2015 was signed into law today.
October 02, 2015
Andy Weir, the author of the best-selling book The Martian, which is now a film starring Matt Damon, says his novel is a collection of word problems that teachers can use in the classroom.
October 01, 2015
A majority of parents say access to quality, hands-on STEM projects is an important factor in selecting an after-school program for their children.
September 29, 2015
A program at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in which trained high school and college students lead demonstrations and hands-on activities about flight is expanding and going online.
September 23, 2015
A group of researchers find that enthusiastic adoption of STEM programs for underserved students in two cities dissolved over time and did not result in significant academic gains.
September 22, 2015
A father posted a photo on Facebook of a bank check made out to his local elementary school using what he called "common-core numbers."