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 opening day at the fair was also STEM day – a chance for fair-goers to experience the creativity and fun that science, technology, engineering and math have to offer.
The Minneapolis Urban League is honoring a woman who broke through racial barriers and overcame gender bias to become a scientist, more than 50 years ago. Dr. Reatha Clark King is receiving the Trailblazer Award Thursday night, at the Urban League’s annual gala.
For most students, there are only two more weeks left in the school year. The summer break is something many kids look forward to but it often comes with a price.
This morning, the WCCO Morning Show is honoring another excellent educator who has gone above and beyond to make a different in students’ lives. Like adults, high school students must learn to balance their personal and academic lives. Having a teacher willing to help with both can often be just what a student needs to excel.
When it comes to math, Minnesota students aren’t just making the grade. Our fourth graders are now actually among the top scorers in the country.
Science and Math can be tough for a lot of kids. Unless you’re really into it — like Mike Augustyniak, who eventually became a meteorologist. You also have to have a good teacher, which Augustyniak took on last week at Minnetonka High School.
For math league, Wayzata is unbeaten and is No.1 in the state. Coach Thomas Kilkelly wants to keep it that way.
A couple of you have sent in what I think is a really interesting Good Question. Suki Hanzel from Prior Lake wrote: “For those of us who don’t own a snow blower, or say we do it for the exercise, (HA!), what is the most efficient way to shovel your driveway? My back thanks you for answering.”
Whether it was in a challenging math class or a science lab, students have often asked themselves: Why am I learning this?
A nice report card was released for Minnesota students Wednesday — especially in math.