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Is Passive Learning Unethical? The Science of Teaching Science

The evidence is in, and passive learning is decidedly passé. Here’s why and what’s replacing it.

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When Financial Times Get Hard, College Students Choose STEM Majors
July 22, 2015 | By: Doug Williams  
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Category: Research, STEM News & Views

Research shows that, during economic downturns, college students choose STEM majors over others. Here’s the reason why…

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Helping Students with Autism Succeed in STEM – Our Next-Generation Problem Solvers!
April 10, 2015 | By: Editorial Team  
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Category: Research, STEM News & Views, Tools for Teachers, Uncategorized

Our next generation of 21st century problem-solvers and innovators will be more diverse than ever before. Here’s how we can help students with autism reach their full potential.

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The “New Shop” Class Transforms Vocational Education Into Economic Growth and STEM Opportunities for Students
March 6, 2015 | By: Willow Becker  
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Category: Engineering, Research, STEM News & Views

The success of the new STEM-based shop class and high-tech vocational programs is exciting. But, what’s more inspiring is how students are responding to their educational opportunities.

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PBIS Closes Learning Gaps in Science Education – Score!
February 24, 2015 | By: IAT Staff  
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Category: PBIS, Research, STEM News & Views

Not only did science students perform better using PBIS curriculum, but research shows that boys and girls performed, learned and tested at similar rates, as did students from different racial and ethnic backgrounds.

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U.S. Students Still Struggling in Math and Science: Is Common Core and NGSS the Answer?
February 11, 2015 | By: Willow Becker  
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Category: Research, STEM News & Views

Low U.S. performance on the PISA tests set off a firestorm of blame, reform chanting, and political punditry this week.

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