STEM

Research backs these 8 strategies for building reading skills in young students

Developing reading comprehension skills in the early grades has been long seen as one of the keys–if not the key–to students' future academic success. What has not been as clear are the best ways to build that capacity.

Out-of-school STEM learning is much more powerful when it’s inclusive

Longtime educator and museum director Linda Curtis-Bey is building inclusive experiences to help Black and Hispanic students feel comfortable at institutions of science and see themselves as scientists.

How to make (and win) the case for more computer science in your schools

I taught high school STEM classes for eight years. One of the things that bothered me the most was that students were not exposed to the various careers they can take after graduating.

How an innovative tech program opens career paths for students with visual impairments

More than 90% of the pilot program's participants said they planned to study cybersecurity in college, pursue cybersecurity credentials or go directly into the cybersecurity workforce.

AR and accessibility: Why augmented reality is a big hit with diverse learners

Using augmented reality to teach core subjects such as science and social studies truly leads to student academic success. AR can also be a bridge to inclusive learning opportunities for students with special needs.

8 popular PD topics for summer break start with what teachers want

The rapid transformation of K-12 education during COVID is refocusing educators on professional development priorities that may be shifting just as quickly.

6 keys to finding and implementing STEAM PD

With millions of dollars of ESSER funding still available, the smartest ed-tech investments are the ones that come with flexible and ongoing professional development.

How smaller schools are paving unique pathways to student success

Small school districts are using dual language and raising students' aspirations as two strategies to better prepare graduates for college and careers.

10 most rigorous high schools in the U.S. ranked in ‘Challenge Index’

Being economically challenged does not prevent students at IDEA McAllen College Prep from having access to the No. 1 most challenging curriculum in the U.S.

Best high school rankings: These are the top 3 in each state

The top public high schools, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report, span all regions of the country, from Virginia to Florida to Texas to Washington.

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