A middle school science teacher from Pittsburgh will be at a mission launch this week, after going to a NASA space educator program.
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March 01, 2017
The initiative stemmed from a call to action by President Barack Obama. What will it look like under President Donald Trump?
February 14, 2017
Actress and comedian Kate McKinnon will voice Ms. Frizzle in the reboot of "The Magic School Bus." But what would the new Ms. Frizzle have to say about Betsy DeVos and contemporary education issues?
January 05, 2017
Netflix will reboot the beloved '90s educational cartoon, "The Magic School Bus," starring eccentric science teacher Ms. Frizzle and her eager students as they embark on out-of-this world field trips.
November 01, 2016
A new study suggests that teachers' perceptions of girls' math abilities may contribute to the gender gap in that subject.
October 27, 2016
An Education Week Commentary package shares tips, advice, and insights on improving science instruction and making sure there is parity across all school districts.
May 04, 2016
In a White House ceremony on Tuesday, President Barack Obama honored top educators across the country and highlighted his administration's progress on education, including its initiative to prepare 100,000 STEM teachers by 2021.
March 21, 2016
A new poll finds that while 90 percent of parents would encourage their children to pursue a career in a STEM field, 87 percent said they would be "concerned" if that career happened to be as a K-12 teacher.
March 18, 2016
Focusing the responsibility for learning on students can be more effective than traditional lectures in improving student achievement in STEM courses, especially for underrepresented minority students, according to a new study.
July 07, 2015
President Obama named the newest winners of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching last week, adding over 100 educators to those who have previously won the honor.