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2013-06-03 23:14:46

Partner with more than 500 schools across the country to provide NBC Learn subscriptions. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 NBC News´ educational arm, NBC Learn, is teaming up with the United States Golf Association (USGA) and Chevron Corporation to release the “Science of Golf”– an informative 10-part video series narrated by NBC Sports´ lead play-by-play anchor Dan Hicks that explores Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) topics through the lens of...

2013-05-30 23:19:24

Graduate Degree Programs for Elementary and Secondary Education Teachers Address Growing Demand for Science and Math Educated Professionals Aurora, IL (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 Aurora University Online is pleased to announce three master´s degree programs in science and mathematics education for elementary and secondary teachers looking to further their education. Developed alongside the national standards in both science and math, these programs are the first of their sort, designed...

2013-05-28 12:21:07

Teachers Will Receive 45 Hours of Classroom and Laboratory Training to Help Them Inspire Students to Pursue STEM Careers MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE:HON) announced today that 210 teachers from around the world will take part in a unique learning program - Honeywell Educators @ Space Academy (HE@SA), starting June 14 in Huntsville, Ala. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130528/NY21429 ) Created in partnership with...

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...

2013-05-14 12:30:49

LA JOLLA, Calif., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) announced today the launch of their mobile genomics laboratory program in the San Diego, California area. The DiscoverGenomics! Mobile Laboratory is a self-sufficient laboratory on wheels providing middle school students and teachers an opportunity to learn current bioscience concepts and to master the use of the cutting-edge laboratory equipment found in life science research facilities....

2013-05-07 16:22:58

FAIRFAX, Va., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two second year MBA candidates from The Fuqua School of Business at Duke took first place in The Executive Leadership Foundation's (ELF) 2013 Business Case Competition, which focused on developing workforce talent with skills in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines. Duke was one of three finalist teams competing for $70,000 in scholarships. Sponsored again this year by Exxon Mobil Corporation, ELF's annual...

2013-05-07 12:23:50

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Duke Energy Foundation announced today it will provide $260,000 to seven charitable organizations in Florida, the first of several grants the foundation will award in Florida this year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) A majority of the awards will fund K-12 science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) initiatives at the Foundation for Orange County Public Schools, the Polk Education Foundation, the...

2013-04-25 16:37:30

Oregon's key stakeholders in K-12 STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education meet at third annual STEMposium, sponsored by Intel PORTLAND, Ore., April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Portland Metro STEM Partnership and key sponsor Intel will hold the third annual Intel STEMposium on April 26, 2013, at Quatama Elementary School in Hillsboro, Ore. The Portland Metro STEM Partnership is a collective impact partnership comprising public and private...

2013-04-24 08:36:30

Full-day summer institutes teach techniques for data-collection and analysis as called for in the Next Generation of Science Standards BEAVERTON, Ore., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This summer, Vernier Software & Technology will offer 25 full-day, hands-on training institutes to help science teachers nationwide integrate data-collection technology into their science curriculum. During the institutes,teachers will work alongside a training specialist and use...

2013-04-18 23:34:37

America's K-12 teachers are not fully prepared to meet a new set of science standards, a Michigan State University education scholar argues in Science. Writing in the April 19 issue, Suzanne Wilson said the professional training landscape for teachers is woefully inadequate to handle the Next Generation Science Standards. The voluntary guidelines, unveiled this month by the advocacy group Achieve in collaboration with 26 states, call for more hands-on learning and analysis and cover fewer...