Is it good 21st-century instruction to spend time teaching keyboarding and other computer skills? Or is it just another form of test prep?
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May 18, 2015
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."
February 26, 2015
Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed a bill yesterday mandating that all public high schools in Arkansas offer computer science classes.
February 20, 2015
This week, the group that created the credit-card-sized computers announced that it had sold more than 5 million units.
February 11, 2015
Fourteen technology-based literacy programs from around the world were chosen to receive grants of up to $500,000 each, according to a recent announcement.