Today’s students have more reasons than ever to care about engineering.
Kevin 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.
Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.
Teacher 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.
Ask 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.
As 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.
Virginia education officials say student performance improved on the state’s more rigorous mathematics tests.
President Barack Obama left behind scandal-focused Washington on Friday to focus on the country’s slowly improving jobs picture.
A new study has found that girls are shying away from pursuing math and science educations with increasing frequency.
The 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.