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- SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.This Women's History Month, join us & learn how district leaders empower girls in STEM! Discover strategies, best practices & actionable steps to bridge the opportunity gap.Science Opinion High-Quality Science Instruction Should Be 3-Dimensional. Here's What That Looks LikeCookie-cutter lab assignments that ask students to follow explicit instructions to reach the "right" conclusion limit learning.Science The NAEP Science Exam Is Getting a Major Update. Here's What to ExpectFor the first time in 20 years, "the nation's report card" is updating how it gauges students' understanding of science.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Discover innovative strategies to create an inclusive STEM classroom. Explore challenges, share insights, and embrace diversity in education.Science Opinion STEM Is Failing People of Color. What Educators Can DoStudents, especially students of color, need fresh incentives to pursue the fields, explains a STEM professor.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Scientific and technical progress in our nation is rapidly advancing, requiring an increased demand for STEM workers.Science This District Hopes Seeing What AI Can Do Will Spur More Students to Take Computer ScienceDistricts including Florida's Broward County put an AI twist on coding activities during an annual computer science event.Science Aligned Science Curriculum, Better Scores? Research Finds a ConnectionA WestEd evaluation of the Amplify Science curriculum found it raised student performance on NGSS-aligned assessment questions.Science Opinion Want to Get Students Excited About Physics? Try Using a Glass of WaterThe physics field needs more new voices. Celebrating the everyday awe around you is a good place to start, writes a Yale physicist.Get ready for hands-on activities and innovative teaching approaches that will spark students’ passion for STEM subjects.In today’s world where so many different elements of the news and of our culture are competing for students’ attention, one of the hardest...Science U.S. Teachers Lag Behind Global Peers in Teaching About Sustainability. Here's WhyMany say they want materials and supports to help them weave topics like clean energy across subjects.Science Q&A How High School Students Are Making STEM Education Accessible for Younger KidsTeam STEAM is a program where high school students help elementary students develop STEM skills.Science Opinion How to Teach Students About Climate Change—Without Giving Them Eco-AnxietyClimate science education is essential, but the wrong approach can damage young people’s mental health, warn two students. Here are 4 tips.Could teaching video game development help schools and colleges to level-up? Frank Moody, education relations lead at GameMaker - a game development engine used by schools and colleges, believes now is the perfect time for educators to introduce video game development in classrooms.