A recent survey of 5,000 K-12 science, technology, engineering, and math teachers and supervisors found that 80 percent of respondents were familiar with the Next Generation Science Standards, and of those, 60 percent held a favorable view of them.
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May 04, 2015
May 01, 2015
While born of an age-old concept, the "maker movement" officially turns 10 this year.
April 27, 2015
A new research initiative aims to find the most critical vocabulary needed for reading, mathematics, science, and social studies.
April 24, 2015
Engaging in engineering activities offer a meaningful way for youth to develop 21st century skills. Included is a list of useful resources that you can implement in your program.
April 24, 2015
Is holding a middle school science fair a worthwhile endeavor? A team of science educators and researchers is hoping to find out.
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 19, 2015
Are you a science or math teacher who feels like moving away from grades is something you can't do? Check out this interview with Jim Cordery, a math teacher from NJ shared his thoughts with me about grading and challenges he has with #TTOG.
April 17, 2015
Fewer than 4 percent of students in a new study displayed the skills to effectively evaluate the reliability and credibility of online science information.
April 15, 2015
In this video, learn more about the three dimensions of the Next Generation Science Standards. You'll see teachers engaging in the types of activities that students might perform in the classroom.
April 02, 2015
When exactly did the acronym for science, technology, engineering, and math enter the educational lexicon?