Experts believe that problems with standardized testing are symptoms of a greater problem, a broken American educational system. A look at some of the pros and cons of standardized testing.
Passionate and properly-trained educators are one of the most crucial elements of successful environmental programs. See how environmental education is becoming a significant aspect of K-12 science curriculum.
Students in the U.S. lack a basic STEM education and, despite high unemployment, jobs in the STEM fields remain open. Learn how and why an investment towards a greater STEM curriculum in the U.S. is critical to remaining internationally competitive.
Whether or not you were an avid reader in school, classic literature shapes your day-to-day speech and understanding of the world. Literary allusions are an important hallmark of collective culture. This article traces the pervasive use of book references currently in the media. Can you name the sources?
Integrating technology into class curriculum can be difficult, especially when it comes to video games. For those teachers still unsure about where to start, here's further justification about how and why gamification has become an efficient strategy in modern learning with ideas for you to start your transition.
Note to sensitive teachers, administrators, and all ye with little or no sense of humor…this was all in good fun. We love you all and know you have the toughest most important job there is.
There’s good news and bad news about the state of public education in the United States. While the greatest gains have been made in Math and Science education from 1995 to 2003, most Americans still only give public schools a below-average grade. Take a graphic look at America’s Report Card on Education to see how public education in the U.S. stacks up against the rest of the world.
What value do we put on education in America? Currently 22 out of 100 students enrolled in public schools in the US drop out before graduating. This year, an estimated $543 billion will be spent on public education and the national average expenditure per student is projected to be $10,844, yet students in many states continue to fall below the national average in reading and math.
Kindergarten survey revealing pretty interesting facts.