Seventeen-year-old Raymond Wang of Canada won $75,000 in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair last week for inventing an air inlet system that reduces disease transmission in airplane cabins.
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A blogger discusses the value of studying student work.
May 12, 2015
Mathematics education in the United States puts far too much emphasis on memorization, says Stanford professor Jo Boaler.
May 08, 2015
Computer science courses are often inaccessible for black, Hispanic, Native American, and low-income high school students in California, according to a new study.
May 07, 2015
David Ginsburg, of Education Week Teacher's Coach G's Teaching Tips blog, has a good explanation about what it means to "make sense of problems"one of the eight Standards for Mathematical Practice.
May 04, 2015
A recent survey of 5,000 K-12 science, technology, engineering, and math teachers and supervisors found that 80 percent of respondents were familiar with the Next Generation Science Standards, and of those, 60 percent held a favorable view of them.
May 01, 2015
While born of an age-old concept, the "maker movement" officially turns 10 this year.
April 24, 2015
Is holding a middle school science fair a worthwhile endeavor? A team of science educators and researchers is hoping to find out.
April 23, 2015
A high school math problem from Singapore made the rounds on the Internet.
April 22, 2015
The National Science Board issues a new report that seeks to broaden the term, "STEM workforce," and also calls for well-rounded STEM education, even in non-STEM fields.