Patty Quiñones, the executive director of innovation for the St. Vrain Valley Schools in Colorado, talks about boosting STEM education at all levels.
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February 05, 2015
May 27, 2014
More than 100 students came to Washington to present their award-winning science projects at the fourth White House Science Fair. During the event, President Obama announced some new STEM education initiatives.
May 15, 2014
Labor market data do not support industry claims of a looming shortage of scientists and engineers, argues Michael Teitelbaum in a new book.
March 24, 2014
New data from the Office of Civil Rights indicates that racial minorities were underrepresented in gifted-and-talented programs and Advanced Placement classes, among other areas.
October 15, 2013
A new program led by the grandson of explorer Jacques Cousteau seeks to reveal the thrill of discovery and raise environmental awareness in young people.
April 02, 2013
An farm-based curriculum helped save a Kansas elementary school from closing due to low enrollment.
April 01, 2013
Researchers at Tufts University School of Medicine partnered with teachers from Boston Public Schools to create an engaging science curriculum focused on the scientific method and health-related concepts.
January 22, 2013
You may have heard recently about a 19 year old activist who has been shaking things up in Louisiana. Zack Kopplin cares about science, and when creationists attempted to sway the science textbook process in 2010, he got involved. More recently he has been fighting the diversion of public funds to schools that teach creationism. I asked him to share a bit about his work.
February 17, 2011
Scientists must become more involved in educating the public about science and supporting K-12 students' interest in science, according to Alice S. Huang, president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
January 25, 2010
We spend so much of our energy responding to silly or downright destructive educational policies -- we rarely take the time to develop our vision of what we want instead.