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Ed News: Project-Based Learning Boosts Student Engagement, Understanding

This week in education news, the last decade has seen widespread degree inflation; NCSE has developed a series of five climate change lessons for science teachers; new Florida bill requires schools to place a stronger emphasis on vocational and technical … Continue reading

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Ed News: Inspiring STEM Education & Life Skills Via Robotics

This week in education news, a recent study found that on average, students’ achievement scores declined over summer vacation by one month’s worth of school year learning; new study suggests that specific types of preservice training and professional development may … Continue reading

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Ed News Spotlight: The #RedonEd Movement

Arguably, one of the biggest education stories of 2018 has been the protests over low teacher pay. Since late February, thousands of teachers have organized strikes in West Virginia, Oklahoma, Kentucky, Colorado, and Arizona—all states that pay teachers far less … Continue reading

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Ed News: Want More Girls In Science Fields? Check The Images On Your Classroom Walls

This week in education news, new study finds the older students get, the more their image of a “scientist” comes into line with that stereotypical view; new federal appropriation bill pours money into school safety program and early childhood education; … Continue reading

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Ed News: Why Don’t STEM Majors Vote As Much As Others?

This week in education news, results from a new state test have been released two years after students turned it in; a growing body of research indicates there might be a need to get more STEM majors to vote; Colorado … Continue reading

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Ed News: TFA, Alternative Programs Marginally Better Than Traditional Teacher Prep

This week in education news, study finds that alternative teacher preparation programs are slightly better than traditional programs; Idaho education leaders are working with a consulting firm to gather data and feedback about testing; Colorado unveils plan to tackle teacher … Continue reading

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