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July 08, 2016

STEM and Special Ed. Teachers Could Receive Thousands of Dollars to Teach

Special education and science and math are the fields with the highest demand for teachers, prompting signing bonuses of thousands of dollars.

April 15, 2016

iPad Use Helps Teachers in Math Instruction, Study Finds

A researcher examined the effects of an iPad-based intervention, as compared to a traditional paper-pencil approach, on 2nd graders' achievement and engagement in mathematics.

March 04, 2016

California Schools Awarded Grant for Teacher Math Training

The California Department of Education has awarded a $500,000 grant for a project designed to get elementary school teachers better prepared to teach common-core math.

January 29, 2016

Acclaimed Educator Jaime Escalante Featured in New U.S. Postage Stamp

Escalante, the Bolivian native and former U.S. high school math teacher, died of cancer in 2010.

December 11, 2015

To Enliven Lessons, Teachers Bring Social Justice Into Math Classes

Educator are increasingly looking for creative ways to make math applicable to the real world and more interesting for students. One of the latest trends is "social justice math."

June 15, 2015

Teachers' Feedback Can Do More Harm Than Good, Study Finds

A new study from Vanderbilt University concluded that teachers' feedback on math problems hinders students who have a grasp on the concept but could significantly help those who still don't understand.

November 12, 2014

'Interstellar' Lesson Plans Aim to Bring Science Fiction Into Classrooms

Following the release of new movie "Interstellar," Paramount Pictures has teamed up with Google Play for Education to create a set of free math, science, and arts and literature lesson plans based on the film.

October 17, 2014

A Seriously Experienced Educator: Brooklyn Math Teacher Turns 100

After decades as a math teacher, a Brooklyn math bee coach celebrates her 100th birthday.

March 14, 2014

Teachers Partake in Pi Day

Teachers and students around the country celebrate Pi Day on March 14 by eating pie, writing pi-kus, and learning about the irrational number.

March 13, 2014

Should Schools Treat Coding as a 'Basic Literacy'?

With many schools offering relatively little in the way of computer science course, a growing number of young students are turning to private coding programs.

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