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Top Stories - July 2017

Students Say They Are Not as Tech Savvy as Educators Assume
A recent study by the Pew Research Center shows students have found themselves pushing back on the stereotype that all millennials are digitally savvy. While some students fit this stereotype, many others often find they lack the skills or equipment necessary to succeed.

Top Stories - May 2017

New York Revises and Remakes Common Core

After a two year review, New York State Education Department has revised the Common Core Learning Standards, now called the Next Generation English Language Arts and Mathematics Learning Standards.

 

Top Stories - April 2017

What is a Gen Z Librarian?

The role of the school librarian has adapted for Gen Z to include teaching new technology and information searching skills. School librarians of today offer students not only opportunities to learn and research new subjects, but also how to use technology to find valuable information needed for school projects.

Top Stories - March 2017

"Dirty Jobs" Mike Rowe Speaks to Congress to Discuss Strengthening Career and Technical Education
As Congress prepares to consider a new bill on career and technical education Rowe discussed how CTE and skilled trade professions need a PR makeover "to make work cool again."

Top Stories - February 2017

Scientists find children who enjoy math are more likely to experience academic achievements
The study found that "Successful performance in math increased students' positive emotions and decreased their negative emotions over the years."

Top Stories - January 2017

South Carolina Dept of Ed introduces K-8 Computer Science Standards
Beginning in 2018 K-8 students will be required to learn age appropriate computer science in all South Carolina public schools.

October 2016 - Top Stories

Compare the Candidates: Where Do Clinton and Trump Stand on Education Issues?

As the election grows near, Education Week has compiled a comparison of each presidential candidate's stance on education.

September 2016 - Top Stories

Boeing awards $6 million in grants for STEM education

Boeing has awarded grants to focus on STEM education as well as  training to support the growing workforce in Washington state. Boeing said the company sees the grants as a long-range investment in its own future.

August 2016 - Top Stories

Delaware Considers Computer Science Course Requirement

In an attempt to produce more tech-savvy students, Delaware representatives introduced a bill to establish a computer science course that satisfies a math or science credit.

K-12 education lags behind other issues in this election year

July 2016 - Top Stories

EDmin.com Presents INFORM Journeys at the White House

Earlier this month our colleagues at EDmin.com traveled to Washington DC to present INFORM Journeys at The Reach Higher Demo Day held at the White House. Journeys was nominated as one of the top 5 finalists in the U.S. Department of Education's App Challenge.