Today’s students have more reasons than ever to care about engineering.
Kevin 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.
Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.
Teacher 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.
Student test scores slip. Reading and math scores on Maryland’s state tests for elementary and middle school students have sink to their lowest levels in seven years. So what’s to blame?
The College Board that creates the SAT test conducted its own exam and realized it was failing students.
From building rockets to programming robots, this is easy work for hundreds of young girls in Maryland.
While Maryland’s school system has had the top spot in a publication’s annual ranking of the nation’s schools for five years in a row, the state is far from the top of a new report comparing eighth-graders in the United States with other states and 38 other countries.
Summer school with a twist. Baltimore City students are getting a chance to put their math and science skills to the test.
The Maryland School Assessments are in, and the state schools superintendent says there is progress to be made.
Montgomery County school officials say they are looking into why more than half of students failed some of their final exams in math.
The U.S. lags behind other countries when it comes to preparing students for science, engineering and math courses. One group of writers believes that more media attention could boost the number of interested students.