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Ed News: Paid Professional Development Key to Teaching STEM Effectively

This week in education news, more state governments should take necessary steps to ensure they can provide public support for paid professional development for teachers of STEM subjects; new study finds programs with strong organization structures are the key to … Continue reading

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Ed News: Using Teacher-Leaders to Improve Schools

This week in education news, students chalk up three times the learning gains in classrooms with the most effective teachers; virtual reality can be a powerful tool for improving environmental learning gains and attitudes; new report finds climate change may … Continue reading

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Ed News: Virtual Reality Could Help Students Remember Better, New Research Says

This week in education news, new research unveiled that people remember information better if it is presented to them in a virtual environment; to influence the future in the most positive way, we need some of our best minds to … Continue reading

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Ed News: STEM Educators Can No Longer Be Apolitical

This week in education news, virtual reality offer educators an expanded tool belt of real world learning opportunities for students; new bipartisan Planetary Science Caucus announced; Mississippi students could soon have more exposure to computer science; educators find that teaching … Continue reading

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Ed News: VR Is Great, But Here’s Why Hands-On Learning Can’t Disappear

This week in education news, hands-on learning can’t disappear; new data shows that the U.S. teaching force has grown by 13 percent in four years; STEM instruction offers workforce benefits beyond the traditional fields; a new survey shows more than … 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: Teachers Eye Potential of Virtual Reality

This week in education news, teachers eye potential of virtual reality; schools zoom in on STEM equity; Louisiana considers new science standards; South Dakota’s antiscience bill is stopped; and Idaho teachers, parents, and scientists urged lawmakers to keep climate change … Continue reading

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