U Of M Hosts Math And Science Family Fun FairMath and science can be fun! To demonstrate just how fun the subjects can be, the University of Minnesota is hosting a Math and Science Family Fun Fair Saturday.
Minnesota Students' Math, Reading Scores StallThe latest national figures show Minnesota students' performance in math and reading this year was mostly stagnant or declined from 2013. The results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress released Wednesday say Minnesota fourth-graders' scores in math and reading dropped from record highs in 2013.
Excellent Educator: Plymouth Middle School's Benjamin DrexlerEvery Friday we take the time to recognize one of the great teachers in our community. This week, we're honoring Benjamin Drexler. Drexler teaches 8th grade math at Plymouth Middle School. He was nominated by his students!
Excellent Educator: Anthony Wolfbauer Of South View Middle SchoolTeachers have a lot of people to please. The principal, the parents and don't forget about the students.
Students Test Out Careers In Science, Math During STEM ExpoThousands of middle school students spent Wednesday with robots and rockets as part of the STEM Expo at the Minneapolis Convention Center.
Study: All Day Preschool Helps Kids Perform Better In KindergartenThe more time preschoolers spend in class, the better they perform in kindergarten. That's the finding of a new study by a University of Minnesota researcher.
Excellent Educator: Edgewood Middle School’s Julie Hartingeror young students, getting good grades in math can sometimes depend on the teacher. Often students need one-on-one time. One teacher in Mounds View is known to go above and beyond to help students grasp the subject, and that's what makes her this week's Excellent Educator.
Design Zone Opens At Science Museum Of MinnesotaWhen you think math, you don't always think "fun." But a new exhibit at the Science Museum of Minnesota makes math a blast by showing visitors how it influences the most exciting jobs out there.
ACT Testing To Be Given To All Minn. High School JuniorsA big change is coming to the way Minnesota’s high school seniors are measured for their proficiency in learning. That's because the 2013 state legislature decided to scrap the longtime requirement for GRAD testing to measure competency in key areas as a condition of graduation.
Engineering A Love For Science In KidsKevin 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.
Engineer Urges Girls To Smash StereotypesToday’s students have more reasons than ever to care about engineering.
‘No Fake Math,’ Raytheon Math Heroes Make Numbers Real For StudentsTeacher 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.
STEM Education & Why President Obama Has Made It An Educational PriorityInnovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.
State Fair STEM Program’s Goal? Get The Family Interested In Science 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.
Urban League Honoring Woman For Breaking Barriers, Becoming A ScientistThe 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.