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Students from the Richmond Technical Center in Richmond, Va., build a model that allows them to compare the effectiveness of nano particle sunscreens to regular sunscreens in a workshop on nanoscience.
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Lessons on Small Particles Yield Big Gains, Say Proponents

Teaching nanoscience could help integrate STEM studies and point students to new careers. (January 6, 2015)

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August 25, 2015 - Education Week
James Ryan, the district’s chief for STEM learning, discusses San Francisco’s new initiative to teach computer science in every grade.
August 4, 2015 - Education Week
Librarians are showing growing interest in the "maker movement" as their roles shift from collectors of information to facilitators of project-based learning.
May 12, 2015 - Education Week
While statewide adoptions of the Next Generation Science Standards are going slowly, some districts are moving fast to bring the new standards to classrooms.
May 5, 2015 - Education Week
W.Va. is the second state to have a debate surface over climate-change language in the Next Generation Science Standards for K-12 schools.
January 16, 2015 - Education Week
Teaching nanoscience could help integrate STEM studies and point students to new careers.
January 6, 2015 - Education Week
Interweaving arts and sciences curriculum can build student strengths across subject areas, writes arts education officer John Ceschini.
December 2, 2014 - Education Week
Teachers can take cues from brain research to boost student learning, writes Benedict Carey of The New York Times.
November 4, 2014 - Education Week
States that adopt the Next Generation Science Standards must declare a moratorium on high-stakes science testing, Arthur Camins writes.
July 22, 2014 - Education Week
Results from the first administration of the national exam, which is focused on assessing problem-solving skills, will arrive in 2016.
May 13, 2014 - Education Week

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