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Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Twig Education Launches Twig Science Next Gen for Middle School

November 12, 2021

Via: eSchool News

Twig Education, creators of the leading elementary level science program Twig Science, today announced the launch of Twig Science Next Gen for grades 6–8. Twig Science Next Gen for middle school is an investigation-based science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics […]


News

Today’s Students Aren’t Learning How Science Happens. That’s a Problem in a Pandemic.

March 12, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused all of us to make difficult decisions about behaviors we used to take for granted. Those decisions weigh the risk of viral spread with our need for human contact. To make these decisions, we need […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Physics camp has proven benefits for high school girls

March 5, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily

Even a small effort up front can boost the abilities and confidence of girls as they anticipate taking challenging science courses. A long-running summer program at Rice University and elsewhere that trains high school girls in basic physics concepts has […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

6 things to know about STEM education today

February 6, 2020

Via: eSchool News

We hear it time and again, but the truth of the statement cannot be emphasized more: STEM education is vital to our nation’s success as a productive leader in the global economy. According to STEM education experts, schools should start […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

The 4 tech skills all middle schoolers should develop

November 26, 2019

Via: eSchool News

Saint Patrick’s is a small, pre-K–8 Catholic school in Yorktown Heights, New York. Last year, we received a grant to revamp our computer lab into what we call a STREAM lab, which stands for science, technology, religion, engineering, art, and […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Why students should read scientific literature

October 26, 2018

Via: Education Dive

It is no secret science education in America needs drastic improvement. Only four countries spend more than the United States on primary and secondary education. Teachers in the U.S. devote far more time to their jobs compared to those in […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

3 strategies to keep students engaged in STEM

May 8, 2018

Via: eSchool News

STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) is more than just an acronym or a collection of letters. Rather, it is an instructional movement that embodies cross-curricular concepts from four fundamental disciplines, as well as a research-based strategy that addresses the […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

6 reasons why science teachers should use simulations

May 3, 2018

Via: eSchool News

Simulation has been around for more than 20 years, so what is compelling more science teachers and school districts to add it to their bag of resources? Just as early video games with their simply designed interfaces and limited functionality […]


News

Can schools enhance science ed by looking to nonprofits?

August 31, 2017

Via: Education Dive

A recent survey from Lockheed Martin, meant to see if students were prepared for a workforce that could potentially send humans to Mars, asked middle and high school teachers about their students’ interest in STEM education, finding that only 38% of educators believed […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Learning from the Science of Learning

May 31, 2017

Via: Education Next

In Learn Better, Ulrich Boser, a senior fellow at the Washington-based Center for American Progress, takes readers on a tour of recent advances in “the science of learning,” a collection of findings from psychology, neuroscience, education, and technology. And in […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Study Tips Backed By Science

May 23, 2017

Via: Edudemic

When we think of “studying,” we probably have similar images in mind: long, endless hours sitting in the same spot, pouring over the same material, trying almost desperately to commit it to memory. These tedious study methods are often seen […]


Education Tech

Why is data science so hot right now?

March 20, 2017

Via: eCampus News

The rising cost of college tuition against the backdrop of a challenging job market brings new meaning to the question “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Once a question of endearment for the young and imaginative, […]