STEM 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.
Students 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.
In Philadelphia, we’ll be celebrating Pi Day in some slightly irrational ways, with many more desserts and circular foods than usual.
The 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.
President 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.
Ok, 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.
Many leaders, including Bill Gates, have warned that America is at risk of losing high-tech dominance if we don’t do a better job of teaching Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, sometimes called STEM.
If you think the only math you need to know for sports is the score and the spread, think again.
The Police Athletic League of Philadelphia held its annual Stradley Ronon 24 Math Challenge on Wednesday.
Khan Academy is a free website that offers ‘startling clear’ mini-lectures on math, combined with software that generates exercises, feedback and encouragement inspired by the video-game world.
Pennsylvania’s secretary of education is ordering more than three dozen school districts to conduct internal investigations of suspicious scores on state standardized tests.
by KYW’s Dr. Marciene Mattleman The Los Angeles Times has obtained student scores from math and English tests from the LA Unified School District and has used that information to estimate the effectiveness of teachers