Two out-of-school programs, one in Texas and one in Pennsylvania, are among those exposing students of all ages to STEM in order to encourage their interests in related careers.
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Mentoring a student-teacher won't hurt a teacher's district evaluation score—in fact, it might even give it a boost, according to a working study.
July 31, 2017
Education Week wants to hear from educators: In an age of automation and artificial intelligence, what skills do students need to learn in school to prepare for the workforce?
February 06, 2016
Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib and late night host Seth Meyers reflected this week on career advice from former teachers.
March 20, 2015
"The Road to TEACH" follows the cross-country road trip of three 20-somethings who are considering careers in education despite discouragement from parents and peers.
March 05, 2015
A survey shows that minority students are interested in IT careers and that they would like more opportunities for hands-on career experience, particularly connected to their existing life plans.
May 30, 2013
Students' exposure to so-called 21st-century skills in school correlates positively with perceived quality of work later in life, according to a new study by Gallup Inc
May 02, 2013
This Wall Street Journal interview with a recruiting director for Amazon.com has some K-12 pertinence (in a trickle-down kind of way).
June 22, 2012
Something for you English teachers out there: Wall Street Journal columnist Sue Shellenbarger has an interesting piece on the downfall of decent grammar in the work placea consequence, observers say, of the prevalence of informal communication conventions today.
February 21, 2012
There was an interesting article in the Washington Post this weekend about how manufacturers in Michigan are having a hard time finding skilled workers to fill a now-burgeoning number of good factory jobs. The problem is that many of the state's older laid-off workers do not have the technical skill...