New Book Claims Algebra Is Unnecessary, Forces Students To Drop OutA new book aims to answer a question asked by high school students for ages: who needs algebra?
Integrating Is EducatingIn an article in <em>The Washington Post</em>, programs and projects are cited that make the case that integrating subjects can work.
Circus Makes STEM Subjects Fun For KidsThe Two Bit Circus in LA makes science, technology, engineering and math - STEM, fun.
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.
John Urschel Shined At PSU, Now With RavensFormer Penn State football player John Urschel showed a great example of how to balance academics and athletics while in college.
New Study Points To Problems And Solutions Training Next Generation For Tech JobsSTEM is one of the buzziest acronyms in education, but there's a lot to all the talk about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. A new study finds some critical shortfalls in the Philadelphia area, but also points to some solutions.
Finland Gets Kids Off To Good StartStudents in Finland are among some of the highest performing in the world in reading and math, even though kids get a late start compared to kids in the US.
Top Ways To Celebrate 'Pi Day' In Philadelphia In Philadelphia, we'll be celebrating Pi Day in some slightly irrational ways, with many more desserts and circular foods than usual.
Retailer Pulls Controversial T-shirt From Shelves After Inciting Social Media FirestormThe girl’s shirt reads, “My Best Subjects” at the top and has boxes checked off next to the words “Shopping,” “Music” and “Dancing.” A box next to the word “Math” is left blank, with the phrase “Well, nobody’s perfect” underneath.
Brotherly Love: Teaching Tech To High School KidsPresident Obama has been encouraging high school students to major in engineering, science, or math. Now, a group of minority tech professionals has decided to take that one step further by giving weekend lessons to the next generation.
Calcul8 AppOk, yes, Calcul8 is, technically, another calculator app – but instead of worrying about things like square roots, it helps you solve real world math problems quickly.