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2014-08-28 23:06:31

NSF-backed study is the first to examine use by middle-school teachers and students of science curriculum aligned with the new Framework for K-12 Science Education and Next Generation Science Standards. The study used an NGSS-aligned curriculum called Project-Based Inquiry Science™ published by IT’S ABOUT TIME®. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 While educators and students across the country took off for summer vacation at the end of June, at the same time, a National Science...

2014-07-31 23:03:01

The University of the Virgin Islands is adopting a nationally recognized teacher preparatory program aimed at increasing student success. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The University of the Virgin Islands is adopting a nationally recognized teacher preparatory program aimed at increasing student success. UVI is developing the UVI Teach program – a secondary science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teacher training program. Adapted from the UTeach Program, UVI will be one of the...

2014-05-30 23:14:59

Celebrating the launch of its story-driven, evidence-based teaching and learning platform, Awesome Stories offers to keep students engaged in reading, researching, and evaluating stories and primary sources this summer at no cost. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Knowing that teachers and students are facing summer losses of hard-won school-year gains, Awesome Stories offers schools and teachers the opportunity to engage in an innovative new Awesome Stories Summer Reading without...

2014-05-06 08:44:21

From Modest Beginnings to Global Leader in Science Education ROSEVILLE, Calif., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inching toward its 50(th) anniversary this year, PASCO scientific continues its zest for innovation--the company's hallmark since founder and president Paul Stokstad began developing products for teaching science from the garage of his parents' Lafayette, California home in the summer of 1964. Today, PASCO technologies are central to 21(st) century science education programs...

2014-03-24 23:24:17

Oregon Teacher Combines Science and Agriculture to Inspire Students Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Wes Crawford, agriscience teacher, Sutherlin High School, Sutherlin, Ore., has been selected to receive the George Washington Carver AgriSCIENCE Teacher’s Award in recognition of his teaching excellence. The award recognizes the member of the DuPont National AgriScience Teacher Ambassador Academy (NATAA) who demonstrates and advocates inquiry-based science teaching and inspires...

2013-10-24 23:02:58

CPO Science Crazy Traits and Fast Food Value Pack Honored as Among the Best in Classroom-Tested, Teacher-Recommended Products Portland, OR (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Today at the National Science Teachers’ Association (NSTA) Conference, School Specialty announced that two of its supplemental educational resources are winners of the 2014 Teachers' Choice Award for the Classroom from “Learning” magazine. CPO Science Crazy Traits and Fast Food Value Pack were both honored as among...

2013-10-04 23:21:26

The K-2 digital science curriculum, Science4Us, has recently been proven to significantly increase student achievement. In a field study performed by McREL, an independent authoritative academic research group, students engaged in Science4Us significantly outperformed those students receiving “business as usual” science instruction. Ft Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 The K-2 digital science curriculum, Science4Us, has recently been proven to significantly increase student...

2013-06-24 23:16:38

School Specialty's Interactive and Engaging App Powerful Study Tool for Learning Physical Science San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 Today at ISTE 2013, CPO Science, a brand within School Specialty’s science division, announced that its CPO Physical Science app is available on the iTunes Store. Developed to help students grasp hard-to-learn concepts, the app provides a powerful tool for communicating in the language of physical science. Already winning raves on the iTunes Store...

2013-06-06 23:28:44

Inquiry-Based Science Program Recognized in the Whole Curriculum Category Greenville, Wis. (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 School Specialty´s science division, Delta Education, announced today its Full Option Science System® (FOSS) is the winner of a Distinguished Achievement Award from the Association of Education Publishers (AEP) in the Whole Curriculum Category, Science. The AEP Awards honor excellence and innovation in the educational resource community and spotlight the best resources...

2013-05-17 23:03:02

Inquiry-based science program passes rigorous evaluation in whole curriculum category. Greenville, WI (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 School Specialty´s science division, Delta Education, announced today its Full Option Science System® (FOSS) is a finalist for the 2013 Association of Education Publishers (AEP) Distinguished Achievement Awards. FOSS is the leading inquiry-based science program in America. Developed at the Lawrence Hall of Science at the University of California, Berkeley, and...


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