A new campaign for Computer Science Education Week is attempting to get 10 million K-12 students to spend an hour learning how to code.
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December 10, 2013
November 15, 2013
House Republicans and Democrats lay out differing priorities for the nation's science education and research in their proposals for the next iteration of the America COMPETES Act.
November 13, 2013
Reflecting on recent news about another teen software genius, a Catholic school educator wonders how schools can better support advanced students who have creative interests outside of conventional academic areas.
November 10, 2013
As leaders, teachers and consumers of these technologies, we must get ahead of this tidal wave and maximize their use in our schools. We hope to lead with this technology, not be led by it.
November 08, 2013
More than a dozen rural schools in Arizona are getting extra support for STEM learning outside the regular school day with a grant for robotics clubs.
October 24, 2013
A Wired magazine story looks at the effects of a "radical new teaching method" in which teachers stop direct instructing and start posing problems for students to solve. Could the approach lead, as one educational researcher posits, to teacherless schools?
October 21, 2013
The United States lacks eligible job candidates with STEM degrees, in spite of rising demand, according to Bayer's latest Facts of Science Survey.
October 07, 2013
If we change what we teach our children, we can do far more than make them 'college and career ready.' We can change our nation and its future.
October 02, 2013
To prepare students for STEM careers, AP courses expand in New York and others emphasis the importance of career technical education in creating STEM career pathways.
October 01, 2013
New York welcomes the first class of graduates from the Natural Museum of American History's earth sciences teacher-preparation program.