Monthly Archives: March 2013

Voluntary option to teach anthropogenic climate change as part of the NGSS

A draft of the new Next Generation Science Standards, released on May 1, seeks to include anthropogenic climate change topics for the first time in the guidelines used by states to write core k-12 science curriculums. Achieve, a bipartisan, nonprofit organization, partnered with the National Research Council (NRC), the National Science Teachers Association, the American…

STEM Education Is the Key to the U.S.’s Economic Future By John Engler | June 15, 2012

A close look at American unemployment statistics reveals a contradiction: Even with unemployment at historically high levels, large numbers of jobs are going unfilled. Many of these jobs have one thing in common–the need for an educational background in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Increasingly, one of our richest sources of employment and economic growth…

Model Statewide STEM Programs

As a ND STEM Network is better realized and established (hopeful) through Legislative funding (HB 1228) this listing of STEM Networks is provided so as to understand our capacities in the context of other pioneering states: The Ohio STEM Learning Network North Carolina STEM Learning Network Iowa: Governor’s STEM Advisory Council Tennessee STEM Innovation Network…

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