Since the President’s call to action, strong momentum for CS education has been growing at all levels of government and in the private sector. Twelve states have taken concrete policy steps to expand CS education -- and there are now 31 states that allow CS to count towards high school graduation.
The Global Education Conference Network presents Global Collaboration Day, its second annual celebration of globally connected teaching and learning on September 15, 2016. More than 100 schools and organizations from around the globe will actively participate in over 50 online events that support the development of global competence in students and teachers.
All college students are created equal -- but that may be the only trait they all share. Some choose majors that lead to jobs that aren’t as popular among employers. Some students choose majors that lead to jobs that pay more than other fields of study.
Early reviews of Apple Inc.’s new iPhone 7 were, in a word, "meh." Pundits praised the many improvements in the device, but a consensus emerged that Apple hadn’t given existing iPhone owners a compelling reason to upgrade. Why is that?
“We need to exploit that and build on that in a hands-on and minds-on way,” Lederman said, noting that positive attitudes about science start to nosedive after elementary school. “It’s like we’re drumming the curiosity out of them because the way we teach it.” He hopes teachers will begin to use experiences from the everyday lives of children to engage them.
This is the future of learning, I thought as I settled behind a linoleum-lined coffee table, ready to guinea-pig my way through a distance-education course. But about 20 minutes into my first encounter with long-distance learning, I couldn’t help but feel disconnected from the platform whose whole purpose was to connect me to other students.
The Navy gave a first look inside the stealthy and futuristic Zumwalt destroyer on Friday during the ship's first port stop at a Rhode Island naval station. The 610-foot-long warship has an angular shape to minimize its radar signature and cost more than $4.4 billion. It's the most expensive destroyer built for the Navy.
Apple’s annual iPhone event was jam-packed with information, but between the lingering look at the new jet black finish and all the business about AirPods, you may have missed some important details about the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. But we’ve got you covered.
At both school districts, it’s common for STEM subjects to be taught in conjunction with non-STEM related classes, especially in elementary education. Craft said that many elementary teachers incorporate science in their reading curriculum, social studies into their math lessons, and so on.