Most math teachers are now being asked to instruct students in a way they were neither taught during pre-service training nor learned themselves in the early grades.
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March 10, 2014
March 04, 2014
Georgia will become the first southern state to join an initiative aimed at preparing educators to teach STEM subjects.
October 17, 2013
Pittsburgh Public Schools is getting $8 million from the National Science Foundation to improve math instruction at the secondary level.
September 23, 2013
A new collaboration between the American Battle Monuments Commission, UNC-Chapel Hill, and Virginia Tech is creating a teacher-scholar program to help build an innovative and engaging WWI history curriculum.
August 26, 2013
The Minnesota Historical Society has some new curricular offerings on tap to enhance student learning.
August 08, 2013
Bringing teachers up to speed on key instructional shifts for the common core remains a challenge for states, says a new survey.
August 05, 2013
Two Omaha-based foundation are providing $5.5 million over three years to improve math instruction through graduate coursework for educators.
May 23, 2013
EdWeek begins a four-part series on how the District of Columbia school system is putting the English/language arts standards into practice.
September 28, 2012
A common-standards advocate argues that many aspects of American education will have to change if schooling is to fully reflect the new expectations.
September 25, 2012
The NSF is awarding $7.4 million for a project to promote improved STEM education in nine Baltimore elementary schools.