A pilot program, supported by a $1.4 million federal grant and led by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Science of Learning Institute, aims to test whether lessons incorporated into a 3rd grade science curriculum can boost spatial skills.
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May 19, 2017
Researchers working on federally funded STEM education projects have created three-minute videos about their efforts, which are now being featured as part of a weeklong virtual event.
April 26, 2017
Nearly all teachers and principals believe students should have time for independent reading at school, yet only about a third of teachers set aside time each day for this, according to a recent survey.
April 22, 2017
Thousands of scientists, educators, researchers, and science-lovers gathered on the National Mall this morning to bring attention to the importance of STEM education and advocate for fact-based policy making.
April 04, 2017
The number of students earning bachelor's degrees in computer science hit a new high recently—finally surpassing the previous peak in 2003.
March 27, 2017
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March 08, 2017
When parents of high schoolers are given guidance on how to talk about the importance of science and math, their children are more likely to score well on a STEM standardized test and, years later, pursue a STEM career, a study finds.
March 02, 2017
A new website geared toward school administrators rates instructional programs for K-12 reading and math based on the effectiveness criteria laid out in the new federal education law.