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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Many teachers are tapped to teach physics without prior training or experience. A new study explores a possible solution.
October 16, 2017
Teachers across the country are taking robots beyond STEM classes and into lessons on history, literature, geography—and even art and music.
October 13, 2017
A professional development program for science teachers emphasizes getting students to vocalize their thinking during class.
March 20, 2017
A middle school science teacher from Pittsburgh will be at a mission launch this week, after going to a NASA space educator program.
May 16, 2016
McDonald's brand ambassador, a former teacher who has lost weight on a McDonald's-only diet, had traveled to middle and high schools for a year to talk about the power of choice when making nutrition decisions.
January 28, 2016
Both of McAuliffe's children are now teachers as well.
November 06, 2015
Now in its fifth year, the Flame Challenge dares scientists to explain the concept of sound to young students.
June 05, 2015
In March, a New Hampshire class failed to get the red-tailed hawk named as their state raptor. But naming the president's new pet is a nice victory.
March 24, 2015
Educators often praise the power of modeling in teaching, as in life. We talk about role models for a reason. So consider this question: What would it mean for students if the President of the United States chose not to accept science?