Tag Archives: Next Generation Science Standards

Ed News: Review Of New Academic Standards Begins

This week in education news, North Dakota’s superintendent is requesting teachers to review new academic standards; California teachers find new science standards fun, but expensive; four New York students injured in a chemistry experiment gone wrong; several Wisconsin school districts … Continue reading

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Ed News: Where Will STEM Education Be In 5 Years?

This week in education news, by 2018, it is projected that 2.4 million STEM jobs will go unfilled; money is not the most important thing to teachers; policymakers and educational organizations are increasingly investing resources in building out the STEM … Continue reading

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Ed News: Educators Want To Rethink The Way Students Learn Science

This week in education news, researchers and teachers want to change the way students learn science; Californians strongly support expanding science and computer education beginning at the primary level; teachers are finding creative ways to use robots in class; New … Continue reading

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Ed News: Peer Interest In Science Leads Students To STEM Jobs

This week in education news, a majority of Americans are familiar with the opt-out movement according to a new survey; the country’s teaching force is still predominantly white and female; only 39 percent of high school students in Illinois passed … Continue reading

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Ed News: 8 Principles To Help You Advance To Flipped Learning 3.0

This week in education news, Indiana has work to do on preparing students for college-level coursework; flipped learning is evolving; Iowa teachers are spending the summer learning at externships; Florida has a growing shortage of math and science teachers; lessons … Continue reading

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Ed News: The Next Generation Science Standards’ Next Big Challenge

This week in education news, NGSS’ next big challenge…finding curricula; Girl Scouts 23 new STEM badges; school success stops and ends with teachers; new report finds science teachers are often expected to teach beyond their subject matter training; New York … Continue reading

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Ed News: A Glimpse Into A Next Generation Science Classroom

This week in education news, a preview of what the science standards look like in the classroom; California students go online in record numbers to take standardized tests aligned with the Common Core; computational thinking brings extensive learning benefits; virtual … 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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Ed News: NM Governor Vetoes Bill To Set New Science Standards In State Law

This week in education news, New Mexico governor vetoes a measure to force the adoption of new state science standards; New Hampshire rejects new education commissioner’s proposal to reconsider the state’s science standards; Idaho education leaders hear comments on science … Continue reading

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Ed News: STEM Education Will Carry Our Children In Tomorrow’s Economy

This week in education news, Evans and Milgrom-Elcott pen op-ed about the importance of maintaining a strong focus on STEM education; Bill Nye believes science will help change the world; new report says most students do not graduate with the … Continue reading

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