STEM

5/30/2012

5/30/2012

Share your STEM story for a chance to win a complete STEM classroom makeover valued at $2500. Entries are due June 1.

5/25/2012

5/25/2012

More high school students are enrolling in math and science classes and seeking online learning opportunities. Fewer want or are able to find jobs while in school.

5/22/2012

5/22/2012

Arizona education officials are floating the first draft of a new set of science standards, and the public has until June 1 to comment.

5/22/2012

Teachers can’t always be sure of the impact they have on students but Hudson High School science teacher Vickie McLaughlin got a pretty good indication from one of hers.

5/22/2012

Ninth grade science at the Academy for Career and College Education began the usual way last fall. Victoria Matthew's students learned the difference between biotic and abiotic characteristics, then progressed to the basics of scientific method. By Thanksgiving, they were ready for climate change.

5/21/2012

5/21/2012

Young People’s Press introduced Kids’ Education for Number Sense (KENS Math), the first supplemental math curriculum developed to teach pre-school, kindergarten and first grade students the most essential skill of early mathematics – number sense.

5/21/2012

To fulfill growing international demand for its learning products and services, Six Red Marbles has expanded its team in the U.S. and abroad.

5/14/2012

5/14/2012

YourTeacher announced the release of their first math iBook for schools: Algebra 1. Available exclusively at Apple’s iBookstore, YourTeacher’s patent-pending math iBook is the world’s first ‘Textbook with a Teacher Inside'.

5/11/2012

5/11/2012

Despite years of educators' complaints that reading and math are crowding out other school subjects, new findings from the federal government show that USA middle-schoolers' basic knowledge of science is improving — at least a bit.

5/11/2012

NBC Learn and Carnegie Learning, Inc. announced they are teaming up to produce “Decision 2012: Election Math” – a collection of free online math education resources related to the 2012 election season, developed especially for middle and high school teachers and students.

5/11/2012

Staff Development for Educators is partnering with Dr. Yeap Ban Har, one of the world’s foremost experts in Singapore Math, to conduct advanced two-day institutes on August 2–3 in Houston, Texas and August 6-7 in Oak Lawn, Illinois. 

5/10/2012

5/10/2012

The Nature Conservancy and Discovery Education launched Nature Works Everywhere, a partnership designed to help students learn the science behind how nature helps our everyday existence and the importance of environmental conservation.

5/9/2012

5/9/2012

The sixth graders at Stephen A. Halsey Junior High School 157 in Queens have a tough assignment before them: design a new playground that will transform a sea of black asphalt at their school into a recreational oasis — and, while they are at it, help clean up New York City’s waterways.

5/8/2012

5/8/2012

The Branstad administration’s effort to increase interest and achievement in science, technology, engineering and math took a step forward this weekend, with the announcement of six “STEM hubs” spread out across the state.

5/4/2012

5/4/2012

FASTT Math Next Generation was rebuilt from the ground up with even smarter technology and games created by leading experts in educational game design. 

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