Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/15/2013 - 9:36am
The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), the largest organization in the world promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all, issued the following statement last week regarding the release of the second public draft of the Next Generation Science Standards.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 11/26/2012 - 4:03pm
The Kansas State Board of Education is expected to take another look next month at a research report showing many elementary teachers have cut back or eliminated the time they spend teaching science, even though they still post science grades on student report cards.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Sun, 01/29/2012 - 6:37pm
There’s a new battle brewing in America’s classrooms, and while it doesn’t have the religious implications of the evolution vs. creationism debate, it has prompted several state legislatures and local school boards to get involved.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Tue, 11/29/2011 - 11:06pm
NASA launched its new Mars rover, the Curiosity Rover, from Florida’s Cape Canaveral on Nov. 26. During a NASA marketing event, The Black Eyed Peas’ will.i.am announced a launch of his own: a new initiative to get youth involved and interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).