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3/26/18

Worcester Polytechnic to Help Train Science, Math ‘Ambassadors’ in MA



A local university is helping the state’s education department assemble a team of educators who will fan out across Massachusetts in the coming year to help school districts figure out how to implement the state’s new math and science standards in their classes ...

3/26/18

Juneau Alaska School Officials Consider Teaching Climate Change



The Associated Press reports that Juneau school officials are considering adopting science education standards that include teaching middle and high school students about climate change ...

3/20/18

Nonprofit Will Issue ‘Digital Badges’ for Science Units That Align With Standards


The nonprofit group Achieve, which advocates for better standards and assessments, has launched an interesting new initiative that brings together several trends: curricular alignment, digital badges or credentials, and open educational resources ...