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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Research shows that students in the juvenile justice system have less access to secondary math courses than their peers in traditional schools. A new report finds that these gaps are bigger for Native American students.
August 21, 2019
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.
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.