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Consider these ideas: Some kids are STEM kids and some aren’t. Students need to master science and math basics before moving on to STEM. STEM focuses on jobs, so it should be concentrated in middle and high school. Wrong, wrong and wrong.
Read how a school underwent a significant transformation from being the lowest performing elementary school—in both the district and the state—to one of the highest performing for high growth/proficiency. In large part, this was due to creating a culture of ownership among staff, parents, and students.
On their blogs and Twitter feeds, K-12 thought leaders provide an anytime, anywhere personal learning network that covers everything from #leadership to #diversity to #lessonplanning to #edtech. Here’s a sampling.
By giving more students access to pre-college exams such as the SAT and ACT, better average scores can result.
Funding would be provided to Maryland schools—prioritized by need—by fiscal year 2020.