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.
Today’s students have more reasons than ever to care about engineering.
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.
More Washington fourth and eighth graders are passing a national test for math and reading, but results released Thursday show African-American and Hispanic students continue to lag well behind their white and Asian classmates.
Students who took the ACT college-entrance exam in Oregon scored higher than their peers nationwide.
For educational technology teacher Douglas Hall, higher education is integral for preparing tomorrow’s technologically savvy employees.
Just as Washington state officials predicted, most of Washington’s high school seniors are passing the statewide exams required to graduate. Nearly 7,000 students in the Class of 2013 have yet to pass the newly required math test and didn’t get their diplomas in June.
President Barack Obama didn’t place a phone call to an Idaho high school math teacher this month.
Statewide test results released Wednesday show more Washington state students are passing their science and math exams, but reading scores are down at some grade levels.