McGraw-Hill Education is purchasing the technology assets of publisher Key Curriculum, a maker of K-12 educational tools, including the Geometer's Sketchpad, Fathom Dynamic Data, and TinkerPlots Exploration.
A group of 70 middle school teachers from around the world gathered in San Diego this month to participate in a hands-on, interactive workshop about methods for teaching energy, sustainability, and environmental concepts.
United Technologies and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) have teamed up to provide externships to seven Connecticut high school science teachers.
Students and teachers at Boston Green Academy and Excel High School in Boston will soon have access to a working scientific laboratory and scientists as part of AP Biology, Chemistry, and Physics courses.
PCI Education, a company that develops curriculum products, has published a set of learning materials specifically for kids in grades eight through 10 having trouble with Algebra 1 concepts.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Students can keep their minds sharp and enter a contest to win an iPad this summer with fun, free learning activities
The statewide Indiana Cyber Charter School (IN Cyber) has opened its online doors for students in kindergarten through 12th grades.
Booker T. Washington High School in Houston, TX, and NASA's Johnson Space Center are collaborating to inspire students to go into the fields of science and engineering through the High School Students United With NASA to Create Hardware program.
Earlier this month, a team of juniors from Santana High School in San Diego took home the top prize in the Chevron Engineering Design Challenge, an annual statewide engineering competition in California, hosted in concert with Project Lead The Way, which offers STEM curricular programs.
- By Stephen Noonoo
Mixing project-based job training with core coursework, Florida's Volusia County Schools has instituted a successful community-supported career program that is churning out a new class of graduates with marketable skills in everything from robotics to the culinary arts.