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Classroom Exam
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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Loyola High School
Physics First: STEM and PBL Drives Higher SAT Scores and Grad Rates at Loyola High School
January 12, 2015 | By: Willow Becker  
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Category: STEM News & Views, Tools for Teachers

In just over four years, science graduation rates have increased, SAT scores have improved, and freshman are testing higher on the Physics CST than their senior-level traditionally-taught counterparts.

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STEM Dominates LinkedIn’s Top 25 Skills of 2014
December 31, 2014 | By: IAT Staff  
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Category: STEM News & Views

The results of LinkedIn’s year-end research on the top professional skills of 2014 offers a jaw-dropping commentary on the state of STEM careers globally.

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At Risk Youth
IT’S ABOUT TIME® and Partners Awarded NSF Grant to Improve Science Education for Incarcerated Youth
November 13, 2014 | By: IAT Staff  
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Category: STEM News & Views

IT’S ABOUT TIME® (IAT), in partnership with the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST), will develop and study an innovative new model for teaching science to young people who are incarcerated in juvenile corrections facilities.

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Apple for Teacher
2015: The Year of the Teacher
May 7, 2014 | By: Laurie Kreindler  
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Category: STEM News & Views, Tools for Teachers

Our teachers literally are shaping our children and our future every minute! Wouldn’t it make economic sense to invest more in them?

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