Education news, analysis, and opinion about science instruction.
- Science Letter to the Editor Science-Score Declines Have Impact Well Beyond the ClassroomScience understanding is valuable not only for careers in STEM but also for students' critical thinking and analytical skills.Science The Latest Science Scores Are Out. The News Isn't Good for SchoolsAt a time when the pandemic highlights the importance of science, student scores in that subject are either flat or declining on NAEP.Science Opinion Effective Science Learning Means Observing and Explaining. There's a Curriculum for ThatResearchers say grappling with problems beats out traditional approaches.Science Quiz Quiz Yourself: How Much Do You Know About STEM Best Practices?Quiz Yourself: How well do you know STEM best practices?Science Science Teaching and Learning Found to Fall Off in PandemicThe pandemic could have been a shining moment for STEM learning. Instead, new studies find, students and teachers struggled.Science Opinion Working With the Likes of Lego, Disney, and Lucasfilm to Engage Students in STEMRick Hess speaks with FIRST's Erica Newton Fessia about inspiring young people's interest in STEM using team-based robotics programs.Science Leader To Learn From A Place Where Teachers Take the Lead on Science CurriculumAnna Heyer has empowered teachers to shape the science curriculum in an Arizona district, and has expanded time spent on science.Science Opinion Ten Culturally Responsive Teaching Strategies for the Science ClassroomFour teachers share how they implement culturally responsive instruction in their science classrooms.Science Remembering Challenger, 35 Years After Space Shuttle TragedyThe launch had a lasting impact on a generation of teachers and children who watched.Science Opinion How to Make Science Class Relevant During the PandemicCOVID-19 and climate change prove why science standards can't ignore real-world concerns, write Andrew Zucker and Pendred Noyce.Science Video How a STEM Program Helps Students of Color See Themselves in SciencePortland youngsters gather in gardens and cook vegan meals as part of Camp ELSO’s mission to foster STEM learning for students of color.