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.
The Michigan Legislature has given the final go-ahead to resume spending money to implement more rigorous and uniform national education standards.
Some students will get new Michigan Education Assessment Program math scores after a problem with some questions on the exam.
St. Clair County Community College will have a Program Fair and STEM Awareness Day on Wednesday, March 27, in the College Center on the Port Huron campus.
“We noticed the kids could computate, but they needed higher level of thinking,” said Principal Jodi Bucher. “We are making sure our kids master the subjects.”
Math and science are on the radar of a growing number of high school students, according to a new report by the U.S. Department of Education.
Get the kids involved with gardening and along the way, recognize that it will teach them nurturing skills and patience, but also sharpen their math skills.