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.
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May 04, 2015
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.
April 17, 2015
The National Association of State Boards of Education has released a guide to help states decide whether they're ready to adopt and implement the new science standards.
April 09, 2015
The ongoing feud in West Virginia over the Next Generation Science Standards has ended, for now, with a somewhat surprising decision to amend the standards to satisfy climate-change skeptics.
April 08, 2015
Algebra teachers should show students both correctly and incorrectly solved problems and have students to discuss them, according to a new algebra practice guide.
April 07, 2015
Just a heads-up to readers that Ed Week is offering a package of articles about math instruction, several of which focus on the Common Core State Standards for math, for free until April 15.
April 02, 2015
When exactly did the acronym for science, technology, engineering, and math enter the educational lexicon?