STEM

5/3/2012

5/3/2012

It may not have been as required in the economy 40 years ago, but now, it is skills in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) which can make a school leaver or graduate an enticing prospect to employers — even more important when faced with a stagnant economy.

5/1/2012

5/1/2012

Bedford one of two NH school districts in danger of losing its International Baccalaureate program to HB 1403.

4/30/2012

4/30/2012

To support the growing number of elementary schools turning to Response to Intervention (RTI) to ensure that students are on the path to academic success, Pearson announced the pairing of AIMSweb with enVisionMATH and focusMATH Intensive Intervention. 

4/26/2012

4/26/2012

Think engineers are made in college? Think again.

Calvin Phelps, national chair of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) says engineers are built in the third or fourth grade.

4/26/2012

The $4.8 million program, beginning this summer and continuing through 2014, will work to strengthen the teaching skills of middle and high school teachers, with the goal of increasing the number of teachers qualified to teach pre-AP and AP courses in the STEM disciplines.

4/25/2012

4/25/2012

HMH Fuse: Algebra 1 Common Core App has been named an Official Honoree in the Experimental & Innovation category in the 16th Annual Webby Awards. 

4/24/2012

4/24/2012

The virtual tournament includes five, one-week competitions ending May 13. Students in grades 3-9 can compete – playing the DimensionU video games – for a variety of prizes, including the top prize of a $25,000 college scholarship.

4/18/2012

4/18/2012

New York City plans to open 54 new schools serving 21,000 students, including an academy of software engineering for grades nine through 12, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.

4/17/2012

4/17/2012

Countries that are best at preparing their math teachers share several key conditions generally lacking in the United States, researchers say.

4/16/2012

4/16/2012

We applaud The News Journal’s coverage of movements engaging students in STEM studies to prepare for life’s work and citizenship in Delaware. 

4/11/2012

4/11/2012

Sunburst Digital and A.D.A.M. Education announced a new partnership designed to bring A.D.A.M. Education’s web-based middle and high school biology, human anatomy & physiology curriculum to school districts across the country.

4/11/2012

Oxford University Press is expanding its library of successful vocabulary-based education tools with the introduction of the Oxford Illustrated Math Dictionary and the Oxford Illustrated Science Dictionary, two English language learning vocabulary resources for middle school and high school math and science students. 

4/10/2012

4/10/2012

With the hope of encouraging Pennsylvanians to better understand their personal finances, Governor Tom Corbett has declared April to be “Financial Education Month” in the state.

4/5/2012

4/5/2012

Those who own an iPad will likely tell you their tablet goes above and beyond e-mail, video playback and Angry Birds.

4/4/2012

4/4/2012

Discovery Education has named Dr. Cindy Moss director of global STEM initiatives, responsible for designing, developing and implementing comprehensive science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) initiatives. 

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