Engaging youth in learning history may require innovation
While the cited study focused on education in the history of slavery, it is nonetheless one sign among many that adequate history education has been elusive. The 2014 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) report found that only 18 percent of 8th graders were proficient or above in U.S. History and only 23 percent in Civics.
Tips for using coding, robots in the classroom
My initial experience using a coding and robotic tool has forever changed my outlook on not only the clear benefits my students gained but also just how easy it can be for integrating into whatever short period of time a teacher is working with. With so many coding and robotics tools coming out all the time, it can be overwhelming which is best or where to even start. Teachers should not be afraid to incorporate coding and robotics into their classroom.
Learning Undefeated Debuts New Drop Anywhere Labs, an Innovative STEM Education Concept Using Modified Shipping Containers
Smaller, lighter and less expensive than brick-and-mortar or trailer labs, Drop Anywhere Labs offer a blend of career and skills education. Each lab will support a variety of content themes, from science and health to engineering and construction, offering an immersive, hands-on learning environment that can serve up to four classes simultaneously.
U.S. workers see undeniable value in STEM education and skills
According to the survey, if U.S. employees could go back in time to age 18, 68 percent say they would focus on a field of study within science, technology, engineering or math (STEM). This sentiment is indicative of the perceived high value of a STEM education and career path over other educational tracks. In fact, 60 percent believe their employer has trouble finding the right workers for these roles today.
Bill to allow vets to use GI Bill funds for STEM education is common sense
Veterans already benefit from GI Bill funds to help them earn college degrees. But limitations in the program can make it difficult to complete degrees in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields while retaining those benefits.
Are we ready for a whole new world of education technology in the future?
The fast-changing society of today accompanied by advancements in technology will not just change the way we will work or run our day to day lives, but also the way we will learn in future. We increasingly see how education is being transformed by technology to create new teaching models and inspire new ways of thinking, better adapted to our constantly changing society.
Why People Are Turning to Online Technology for Education
Most people are well aware of the importance of a good education when it comes to shaping their future. Your educational achievements can affect the type of work you are able to get, the level of earnings you get to enjoy, and what your quality of life will be like. However, in years gone by, not everyone was able to take out the time or afford the fees associated with higher education.
How the World's Top AI Experts Apply AI to Education
AI has become the core driving force of the new round of industrial transformation and ushered in a new period of industrial explosion. How to break through the barriers between technology and industry has become a heated issue.
Sen. Tina Smith reintroduces a bill to address teacher shortage
Sen. Smith is pushing the legislation, because right now there are not enough teachers to meet the demand in all locations and in all fields, resulting in teacher shortages. More than 40 percent of the nation’s small, rural school districts struggle with adequately staffing their schools, and shortages are most acute in certain subject areas. There is a growing need for STEM, foreign language and special education teachers.
DoD Fosters STEM Learning Through Submarine Races
Science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, skills are vital to maintaining a skilled and ready force. The Defense Department has demonstrated its commitment to STEM through a number of learning opportunities for students from elementary school through graduate school to help inspire the next generation of service members.