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Ed News: Teach STEM Using Laughter, Creative Techniques

This week in education news, in several states, retired teachers and other state workers haven’t gotten a cost-of-living adjustment to their pension checks in years; Bill Nye’s new podcast—Science Rules—to launch May 16; U.S. 8th-graders are getting better at applying … Continue reading

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Ed News: Are Teachers Underpaid? Around the World, People Say Yes

This week in education news, as personalized learning spreads rapidly among U.S. schools, critics contend the term often is a misnomer; Americans think that U.S. teachers are underpaid by an average of $7,500 a year; it’s still difficult to teach … Continue reading

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Ed News: Is STEM Getting ‘IT’ Right For Female Students?

This week in education news, New Jersey governor announces new measures to help keep STEM college graduates in the state; more must be do in U.S. schools to increase the number of women represented in STEM careers; teachers need to … Continue reading

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