How is STEM Education Shaping the Future of our Science Classes?

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As more school districts focus on STEM education, there is room to improve. What is STEM education? Simply, it stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). STEM education promotes a realm of benefits. Promoting STEM Education Awareness.

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The Digital Library’s Best-Kept Secret

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It wasn’t until three semesters into my degree, after spending $1,000 dollars merely renting my textbooks that I discovered my University’s ebook library. UPCEA’s eDesign Collaborative ), I spent hours doing my own personal research on my university’s open access policy and scouring the library website. This is not just a call for open textbooks, but for awareness of all library resources, and reimagining the role that the library will play in the 21st century university.

Home visiting in high school: Trying an intervention for toddlers on teenagers

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In McDowell, educators aren’t reacting to problems, they’re seeking preemptive solutions, trying to stem the tide of generational poverty and trauma. Higher Ed K-12 News achievement gap Graduation and dropouts Higher education access Higher education completion poverty Rural schools

After a hate crime, a town welcomes immigrants into its schools

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The ideas stemmed from the group’s twice-monthly meetings at the Patchogue library, where they talked about parenting, navigating their new American home, and the schools.

Held back, but not helped

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Related: An urban charter school achieves a fivefold increase in the percentage of its black and Latino graduates who major in STEM. Rory Williams stands in the library at George Washington Carver High School. K-12 News Civil rights Graduation and dropouts Social emotional

Colleges are using big data to track students in an effort to boost graduation rates, but it comes at a cost

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For an absurd example, if dropouts tended to take classes on Thursdays in their first semester at college, but students who completed their degrees didn’t, then you might worry about current students who are currently taking classes on Thursdays. But some STEM majors are tougher than others.

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November 14 - Ed Tech News, Our Weekly Podcast, and the Hack Education Roundup!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The recordings of recent FutureofEducation.com shows are posted: Mark Surman from Mozilla on the Open Badges project , David Loertscher on Library 2.0 , Gina Bianchini on Mightybell , Tim Wilson on Redirect , Peter Cookson on a Children''s Education Bill of Rights , and more! The Library as Makerspace Preventing STEM Dropouts Is NYC’s General Assembly the University of the Future?

Learning Revolution Free Events - Great, GREAT Keynotes - MiniCon - ISTE Unplugged! - Striving for Failure?

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update April 15th The very existence of libraries affords the best evidence that we may yet have hope for the future of man. National Library Week. National Library Week is this week, and the theme is "Lives change @ your library®."

Hack Education Weekly News

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” Via CNET : “ Trump signs laws to promote women in STEM.” ” (Did you know he recorded his first mixtape at the Chicago Public Library’s YOUmedia studio ?). Via The Atlantic : “The STEM Superhero of Sesame Street.” ” Via Real Clear Education : “ K–12 Predictive Analytics : Time for Better Dropout Diagnosis.” Education Politics.

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” From the Department of Education press release : “Secretary DeVos Accepts President Trump’s Q2 Salary as a Donation for STEM-Focused Camp.” Bloomberg reports that “ Trump Administration Tapping Tech CEOs for STEM Policy Approach.” ” Those involved: investor Laurene Powell Jobs , Apple’s Tim Cook , and representatives from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative – so all the country’s best experts on STEM education clearly.

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“ President Trump Earmarks $200 Million in Federal Grants for STEM , Computer Science Programs ,” says Edsurge , later swooning that “ Google , Facebook , Amazon Among Tech Titans Committing $300 Million to K–12 Computer Science.” ’” Via Education Week : “ FCC Seeks Comment on Access to WiFi for Schools and Libraries.” Meanwhile, the state has given initial approval for ECOT to become a “dropout school.”

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Via Inside Higher Ed : “The University of Louisville ’s head basketball coach has been suspended for the first five Atlantic Coast Conference games of the season, a piece of the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s punishment stemming from a prostitution scandal that has roiled the institution for two years.” ” Student workers at the University of Chicago’s library have voted to unionize. (National) Education Politics.