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The Senate passed the Every Child Achieves Act today, a bipartisan rewrite of the expired Bush-era No Child Left Behind Act.
Education Week took a look at evidence that indicates even states that have not adopted the Common Core standards are using standards-aligned material in their districts and schools.
This week in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math education, big companies continue to lend their hand--and their dollars--to research and development of STEM studies, particularly in getting children interested in STEM at a young age...
This week in evolution and climate change, the National Center for Science Education provides educators with a great tool for evolution resources that's simple and free. Also, one college student argues for better education in evaluating... 07/10/2015 - 11:33am ago
Are minorities over-represented in special education--as has been the common thought for the past couple decades--or are they grossly under-represented as indicated by a now-controversial study published earlier this month?
Monica Burns, an edTech and cirriculum consultant, shared with Edutopia several tips for educators on how to best use technology to help students learn Common Core standards and therefore learn the best ways to be prepared for college and... 07/06/2015 - 9:36am ago
This week in STEM, national data and survey information has revealed a lot about the current state of STEM education. Educator opinions, student insights and reports on the role of parents and international students in STEM provide an... 06/30/2015 - 9:54am ago
Not only was the unmanned SpaceX rocket that exploded after launch carrying cargo for the International Space Station, it was also carrier to the carefully built science experiments designed by high school students across the country.
A new report discusses the need for trauma-sensitive schools for the benefit of all children and explains how a school can aim to be trauma-sensitive.
What does it mean to be a math person? According to a new study, it means that you take an interest.
English teacher Starr Sackstein, for SmartBlog on Education, shares with fellow teachers some of her favorite and most useful resources for professional development over the summer months.
EdWorld is tracking the candidates' views on education.
During Education Week's Inside the Opt-Out Movement webinar, two researchers looked at their specific states for what kind of interesting trends the opt-out movement has revealed so far.
This week on the National Center for Science Education's blog, experts across the science community discuss several hot topics. One educator discusses a game that will help science teachers consider the myriad factors involved in teaching... 06/19/2015 - 11:11am ago
Although 90 percent of parents agree that children lose skills they've acquired during the school year during the summer months of "brain drain," more than three out of five parents do not believe their children in particular do.
EdWorld is bringing you the latest STEM news featuring a mobile STEM lab, an all-girls STEM summer camp and more.
The University of Cambridge is searching for a candidate to fill a position to lead a research department that will use Legos and the like to examine the role of play in development, learning, and overall education.
Financial literacy is no longer just a buzzword in education. Students were required to complete economics and personal finance courses if they wanted to graduate.
This week at the National Center for Science Education, the NCSE team continues to discuss the new and the old in climate change and evolution topics.
As a testament to the growing influence of Minecraft in the education realm, The Builder Bowl tournament series will feature a Minecraft competition for clubs, camps, and classes in a summer project that starts this month.