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Education World visits EdCamp CT — ​​Connecticut’s premiere professional development event that “unconferences” the traditional teacher conference.
This week in evolution and climate change, the National Center for Science Education continues to inspire young learners, help dedicated teachers, and remind us of the importance of science and the persistence of its denial.
This week in climate change and evolution, the NCSE brings two hard-working science teachers on a Grand Canyon trip to help them in the classroom, it discusses the distinctions of evolution theory, and it reveals the frustration behind... 07/31/2015 - 1:25pm ago
This week, young learners are accomplishing a lot in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) as evidence that the national push towards STEM learning is working. Here are some new things this week that help young learners get... 07/28/2015 - 10:42am ago
Last week, a national survey revealed that teachers spend about $500 of their own money annually in order to pay for school supplies not provided by the school. Could this be part of the reason why this year will see some of the highest... 07/27/2015 - 8:46am ago
A new study suggests the classroom pet is beneficial beyond the cute factor; having a pet in the classroom may provide real educational value through leadership skills and character building.
This week, experts turn their attention to how STEM's role in the 21st century surpasses the limit of its subjects and how the responsibility to teach and project STEM skills is the responsibility of all.
A newly released report from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division revealed its findings from an investigation into Georgia's program for students with behavioral disabilities, the Georgia Network for Educational and... 07/20/2015 - 9:57am ago
This week, the National Center for Science Education provides educators with evolution resources for the elementary classroom,a different take on teaching climate change in the midst of cynics, and a big evolution misconception to be wary... 07/17/2015 - 11:25am ago
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.