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
October 31, 2013
PBS Math Club's interactive video series seeks to relate math to students' interests to make it more interesting to a middle school demographic.
April 30, 2013
Ben Orlin, a high school math teacher in Oakland, Calif., has advice for fellow math teachers trying to reach their struggling students: Experience math failure for yourselves.
April 24, 2013
Obscure but interesting factoid alert: Did you know that the highest scoring player in the history of professional indoor lacrosse is high school math teacher?
April 18, 2013
New research from the Brookings Institution provides empirical backing for the widely held notion that that math and science teachers can generally find higher paying jobs outside of education.
April 08, 2013
In a fascinating Wall Street Journal articlea must-read for science teacherslegendary Harvard biologist E.O. Wilson seeks to dispel the notion that students need to be advanced in mathematics to pursue scientific interests. "Many of the most successful scientists in the world today," he ...
March 26, 2013
In an effort to recognize Financial Literacy Month in April, the Council for Economic Education has announced a Facebook contest for teachers to demonstrate creative ways to incorporate personal-finance lessons in the classroom.
March 14, 2013
Math teachers, take note--today is the 25th anniversary of National Pi Day, which recognizes the mathematical constant pi (π).
February 22, 2013
In the next couple months, the U.S. Treasury Department is planning to unveil a website offering teachers "ready-made personal finance lessons that fit neatly into existing math and English courses" and that are aligned with the Common Core State Standards, according to Time magazine.
December 27, 2012
An educator warns that the centrality of standardized tests in mathparticularly vis-a-vis teacher evaluationsmay reduce the flexibility teachers' need to engage students in the subject.