In today’s environment of rapidly expanding technological options for schools and teachers, the question of what technologies work best in the classroom is an evolving one.
California State Board of Education adopted California’s first ever model K-12 computer science standards last week.
The standards will guide teaching for K-12 students.
The district-run math-and-science school opened in 2016 and already has a waiting list of 400.
Too many students think 'STEM is only for the smartest of the smart,' while millions of jobs go unfilled.
More teachers are using Minecraft and other digital games to teach history, science, math and other subjects.
Mobile science labs, Skype lessons with scientists and robotics workshops are among the offerings at some remote schools.
The technology, combined with supportive teachers, has opened the door to science careers.
At least 30 high schools now offer classes in data science, one of the state's most in-demand and highest-paying careers.
2019 budget proposal eliminates NASA education office and teacher training grants.
The move is a step forward in California's plan for computer science standards in public schools.
Hands-on science projects emphasized in California's new science standards are a hit with K-2 students, teachers say.
High-quality training in the new science standards needs to be a priority for districts in 2018, some leading educators say.
Auto shops still thrive at some high schools, despite a shift to more academic course offerings.
49ers, Ducks, other teams offer free curriculum to California teachers.
Computer Science Education Week part of a broad effort to prepare young people for jobs and diversify the tech field.