Tag Archives: Bill Nye

Ed News: Why Ed Tech Companies Should Hire Educators

This week in education news, new report says NAEP’s ‘proficiency’ term is misleading; Ed Tech companies should hire teachers; the greatest influencers on the career ambitions of children are television, movies, and YouTube; children make fantastic citizen scientists; the nation’s … Continue reading

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Ed News: Helping Parents Understand The Next Generation Science Standards

This week in education news, Achieve releases a series of parent guides that explain how science instruction is changing and why; California administers pilot test for new science standards; science funding spared under congressional budget deal; Florida bills would give … Continue reading

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#NSTA16 Nashville | Do Not Try This at Home!

Big Bird, @BillNye and Flamingos… No it’s not a crazy dream, it’s #NSTA16— @eckzoo April 3, 2016 If you weren’t in Nashville last week for the 2016 National Conference on Science Education, you didn’t have to dodge asteroids being shot … Continue reading

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Bill Nye's Rising Star Wants to Talk to Science Teachers

Whitney Pratz (Partnerships Manager at the Planetary Society) had no idea she was applying for a job with America’s science superhero a few years ago when she applied for a nonprofit job on craigslist. She was just trying to learn … Continue reading

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