A new study finds that materials often portray scientists as geniuses working alone—a framing that can make students think science isn't for them.
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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.
July 15, 2019
Many teachers are tapped to teach physics without prior training or experience. A new study explores a possible solution.
March 19, 2018
A Wrinkle in Time, the beloved classic by Madeleine L'Engle, is now on the big screen. Educators, celebrities, and nonprofits are teaming up to make students don't miss it.
January 18, 2018
The national network 100Kin10 has awarded $1 million in grants to five education groups that will work to empower STEM teachers to experiment and fail in the classroom.
January 09, 2018
The Pew Research Center survey also found that about half of Americans said teachers should more often use teaching methods that help students think critically and problem solve.
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.
October 06, 2017
In an Education Week Commentary special report, educators, researchers, and practitioners explore what's next for arts education.
July 19, 2017
A teacher in the South Bronx borough of New York City built his classroom curriculum around the garden. A decade later, the seeds he planted have grown into a movement.