Articles: Teaching & Learning

The Next Generation of Science Standards

As the nation prepares for common core standards in math and English language arts, a framework to guide new science standards is getting closer.

Study Finds K12 Educators Unprepared to Teach Personal Finance

A new report finds that although a majority of K12 educators believe that financial literacy is an important content area, only a small minority feel qualified to teach it.

STEM Education Can Help Prevent the Next Disaster

It is within the academic realm of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) that the foundations for future disaster-aversion could be built.

SPECIAL REPORT: States of Debate: The Die-Hard Communicator

Margaret Smith, the superintendent of Volusia County (Fla.) School District, uses her collaborative leadership style to get the job done.

SPECIAL REPORT: States of Debate: Lone Star

In education, Texas has been a source of both controversy and innovation. The First of a Three State Series.

Improving Teacher Recruitment, Evaluation and Training Systems with Assistance from Business

Pittsburgh Public Schools was the focus this year of a competition at UC Berkeley in addition to winning a $40 million grant from the Gates Foundation for their Empowering Effective Teachers initiative.

Career-Oriented Curriculum Delivers Critical Skills

An increasing number of students are finding themselves mingling among professionals with internships in local businesses—the culmination of a work-based learning curriculum.

Are Gender Stereotypes Taught in School?

Female elementary school teachers may project a fear of math onto their female students, according to a new study.

Legislation to Set New Rules for Students on the Playing Field

Over 40 states are currently developing legislation that will set standards for when a student athlete can return to the playing field.

Sports for Life

Physical education classes incorporate alternative activities for students to lead healthier lives.

RTI Goes Mainstream

Increased education funding and new software and products motivate more districts to buy in to Response-to-Intervention.

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