Mark R. Nelson was named the new executive director of the nearly 20,000-member Computer Science Teachers Association.
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June 25, 2015
June 12, 2015
Today, the President announced the beginning of a National Week of Making, part of a larger initiative to get more K-12 and higher education students inventing, tinkering, building, and creating.
June 08, 2015
In an effort to increase the number and diversity of high school students taking computer science, the College Board will launch a new Advanced Placement course in fall 2016 that teaches a broader range of computing skills.
May 18, 2015
Is it good 21st-century instruction to spend time teaching keyboarding and other computer skills? Or is it just another form of test prep?
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 02, 2015
When exactly did the acronym for science, technology, engineering, and math enter the educational lexicon?
March 31, 2015
Is the country too narrowly focused on science, technology, engineering, and math?
March 24, 2015
At the White House Science Fair, the president spoke with a troop of Girl Scouts who had built an automatic page-turner, for readers with arthritis, using Lego robotics.
March 23, 2015
Today, in what President Obama called one of the "most fun" events of the year, dozens of students from around the country showcased their experiments and inventions at the fifth annual White House science fair.
March 10, 2015
In a recent critique of Smarter Balanced's online practice tests for mathematics, educational consultant Steven Rasmussen argues that the assessments are "a quagmire of poor technological design."