Ask A Washington DC Expert: 5 Fun & Easy Science Projects To Do At HomeFor a young explorative mind, observing and experimenting with science opens many possibilities to learn and grow. Even better, you don’t need a lot of high-tech gadgets and equipment to learn about science or even craft your own experiments at home.
MD Lawmakers to Tout Benefits of Science, Math EducationMaryland lawmakers are touting the importance of STEM education in Baltimore.
Engineering A Love For Science In KidsKevin Jarrett isn’t your typical computer teacher. His students build walls from clay, sand and water. They design parachutes from coffee filters. And it’s perfectly fine if the things they build don’t work the first time.
‘No Fake Math,’ Raytheon Math Heroes Make Numbers Real For StudentsTeacher support is key to all of these efforts, which is why Raytheon is interested in rewarding educators who go the extra mile to get students excited.
Local Math Wiz to Compete in National Spelling BeeAsk Jae Canetti to recite pi, and the numbers come out like a blur. Just when it sounds as if he's about to stop, he takes a deep breath and continues. On and on. Until he's reached the 131st digit.
2+2=What? Parents Rail Against Common Core MathAs schools around the U.S. implement national Common Core learning standards, parents trying to help their kids with math homework say that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing has become as complicated as calculus.
Va. Students Show Improved Scores on Revised Math SOLsVirginia education officials say student performance improved on the state's more rigorous mathematics tests.
Obama Consoles Student After Failing To Answer Math Problem: 'Subtraction Is Tougher Than Addition'President Barack Obama left behind scandal-focused Washington on Friday to focus on the country's slowly improving jobs picture.
Study: Girls Losing Ground In Pursuing STEM Education OpportunitiesA new study has found that girls are shying away from pursuing math and science educations with increasing frequency.
Obama Unveils $1 Billion Plan To Create Elite Corps Of Master TeachersThe Obama administration unveiled plans Wednesday to create an elite corps of master teachers, a $1 billion effort to boost U.S. students' achievement in science, technology, engineering and math.
Violent Math Problems Add Up To Teacher's TerminationA math teacher at Center City Charter Schools' Trinidad campus lost her job after sending her elementary school students home with a worksheet filled with violent word problems.