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Challenging students with finding solutions to real-world problems will get them excited about science, technology, engineering, and math classes, writes Anne Jolly.
July 17, 2017 – Teacher (Web)
Online simulations, high-tech equipment, and student-owned digital devices are opening up a world of experimentation for science classes.
June 14, 2017 – Education Week
Aquariums and zoos are developing climate-change lessons aimed at giving their visitors a complete picture of the problem and what can be done to solve it.
June 7, 2017 – Education Week
A handful of the 18 states that have adopted the Next-Generation Science Standards are using assessments meant to reflect the standards' deeper, more inquiry-based approach to science.
May 24, 2017 – Education Week
Four recommendations could encourage college STEM majors to pursue classroom teaching and help fill the void, say three researchers.
May 17, 2017 – Education Week
Federal and state agencies are supporting a wide range of education and workforce-development efforts aimed at countering digital security threats.
March 22, 2017 – Education Week
President Trump's nominee to head the U.S. Department of Education is a major backer of a company claiming its neurofeedback technology can "fix" autism and ADHD.
February 8, 2017 – Education Week
As schools work to implement the Next Generation Science Standards, practicing scientists are also rethinking how they work with schools to advance understanding of their field.
February 8, 2017 – Education Week
Nature-based preprimary programs are growing like weeds in forests and meadows around the country.
January 18, 2017 – Education Week
Math results were mixed for American adolescents on two major global benchmarking tests released in recent weeks. These charts offer some highlights.
December 14, 2016 – Education Week

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