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March 19, 2018

Why People Are Raising Money to Show Students 'A Wrinkle in Time'

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

Would Giving STEM Teachers More Leeway to Experiment Keep Them in Schools?

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

Most Americans Say They Liked Math and Science in School, Survey Says

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 Are Finding Innovative Ways to Use Robots in Class

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

Educators Want to Rethink the Way Students Learn Science

A professional development program for science teachers emphasizes getting students to vocalize their thinking during class.

October 06, 2017

What's Next for Arts Education?

In an Education Week Commentary special report, educators, researchers, and practitioners explore what's next for arts education.

July 19, 2017

Meet a Teacher Who Is Using Plants to Change Students' Lives

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.

July 13, 2017

STEM Education Is Facing Over 100 Challenges. Can $28 Million Solve Them?

The group 100Kin10, which seeks to recruit and support STEM teachers, has identified over 100 challenges plaguing the profession, including a lack of prestige and scarce high-quality instructional materials.

June 08, 2017

Most Students Are Not Naturally Interested in STEM, Teachers Say

Lockheed Martin, which commissioned the national poll, has released free curriculum resources aimed at fostering students' interest in space.

April 26, 2017

How Can Teachers Use a 3-D Printer in Class? 5th Grade Class Used It for Service

The 2016-17 Milken Educator Award recipient shares how her class used a 3-D printer to build a little girl's prosthetic hand.

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