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This week in STEM, women and budding children are again the focus. From a new series that compares the experiences women had studying STEM in the 1960s to now to a "STEM Career Day" for high school students, getting more women and early... 04/21/2015 - 9:12am ago
The nationwide Selma Speech and Essay Contest award ceremony will be live streamed from Philadelphia and will honor three finalists from all over the country for their ability to "peacefully use the power of their words."
As technology advances and educators get more opportunities to use digital media tools to supplement teaching, one educator in particular gives advice on how to create a digital lab in the classroom without stretching the budget.
This week in STEM, an entire region in Arizona sets an example for how regions can come together to promote STEM education. Also in STEM news, studies have found that non-STEM careers use STEM skills and that STEM grads will likely get... 04/28/2015 - 9:34am ago
In a Minnesota high school, juniors will be the only grade mandated to come into school to take the ACT. The rest of the school will be working from home.
Social media sites such as Facebook and YouTube are for more than funny cat videos. Author Erik Bean has set out to teach educators how best to integrate these popular sites--and more--into the classroom.
The Microsoft founder and education foundation leader enjoyed a set of multimedia DVDs about history woven with science so much that he executed a plan to have the material available in U.S. schools.
While a number of playgrounds are compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act, not all are truly accessible for children with various disabilities.
Democrats are twice as likely as Republicans to believe that education is key. Also, African Americans and Hispanics are more likely than Whites to rank education as their top concern.
The Georgia Student Growth Model focuses on how students improved from year to year and in certain subjects compared to their peers.
"We’ve romanticized public school and bought it on impulse...because it makes us feel good, or at least fosters a sense of satisfaction in dutifully passing on the experience to our children," said former homeschooled student Georgi... 06/17/2014 - 9:16am ago
Ever wanted to go to Hogwarts? As of this month, Harry Potter fans around the globe can enroll for free online classes at Hogwartsishere.com. The site, created by a group that has no affiliation with J.K. Rowling or Warner Bros., offers a... 04/21/2014 - 1:13pm ago
This week, Education World has you covered with finding resources, lesson plans, and activities to teach students about Daylight Saving Time.
Happy birthday, William Shakespeare! In honor of The Bard's 450th birthday, YouGov Omnibus conducted a survey asking Americans whether they think Shakespeare is one of the greatest playwrights of all time. Results showed more than half (53... 04/23/2014 - 11:34am ago
Oregon proposed a plan to start rating its teachers based partly on students' test scores.
The New York Daily News reported that principals of 846 schools in New York spent $830G to “buy out” teachers from grading state exams.
On April 21, 2014, publications throughout the United Kingdom reported on a viral trend developing throughout its education system: cyberbullying. To those well-read, cyberbullying within schools is not something new, but what is new is... 04/21/2014 - 12:12pm ago
Education Week reported that on April 17, 2014, school leaders in Wake County, NC, held a press conference pertaining to a large amount of teacher resignations this year. The article said the teachers left their posts due to low salaries... 04/21/2014 - 11:37am ago
Teachers are going on field trips for the purpose of professional development, aiming to bring new knowledge back to the classroom.