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Ed News: Science Centers Play Role In Boosting Children’s Interest In STEM Fields

This week in education news, the White House unveiled new initiative, the National Council for the American Worker; Louisiana plans to add an endorsement on high school diplomas for students who complete a certain set of STEM classes; new summer … 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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Ed News: Unlocking STEM Pathways for All Students

This week in education news, teacher-student relationships are important in boosting student learning; high schools across the nation are adding competitive video-gaming to its list of extracurricular activities for students; despite its reputation as a field flush with opportunity, even … Continue reading

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Ed News: STEAM Approach Increases Elementary Students’ Scores In Science

This week in education news, science and technology have the power to do good; STEAM instruction from a well-trained educator can boost science achievement scores among students in high-poverty elementary schools; science is a front-burner issue for California students; S.C. … Continue reading

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Ed News: Coaching Is A Promising PD Strategy For Early Educators

This week in education news, new report provides guidance on effective coaching models for teachers working with young children; one third of college students in the U.S. change their majors at least once; Iowa’s STEM director chosen for White House … Continue reading

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Ed News: Nebraska Aims To Ease Path For Future Teachers

This week in education news, state officials want to keep more candidates in Nebraska’s teacher-preparation pipeline by easing testing requirements; Maine considering relaxing certification standards to get more teachers into the classrooms; new study finds that merit-based bonuses help raise … Continue reading

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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: 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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