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Student Experiments Launch into Space. Outer Space.

Friday, January 10, 2014

Small tubes of powdered milk and mushroom spores sped into earth's orbit on Thursday as part of science experiments conducted by two groups of New York City students.

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Software HS Principal Invests in School Culture

Monday, May 20, 2013

SchoolBook is hosting a forum on STEM education on Tuesday, May 21. Join us any way you can, in person, via our live webstream or on Twitter (hashtag #StemNYC.) To whet your appetite for the topic take a listen to our recent story about the city's efforts to seed science, technology, engineering and math programs in the school system.

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Cicada Lesson Plan Highlights Citizen Science

Friday, April 12, 2013

WNYC

"We love the idea of 'citizen science' and the fact that researchers around the world actually want help from students on real-world projects, so when we heard about this opportunity, right in our own backyard, we jumped on it," the editor of an online education blog said.

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Calling All Science Teachers: Help Track Cicada Swarm

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

WNYC

Join the fun that can only happen every 17 years. The cicadas are coming, and WNYC is inviting armchair scientists, DIY makers and science teachers to help predict the emergence of cicadas by building homemade sensors and sharing your observations.

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Saving Our Students from Ourselves

Friday, November 30, 2012

A science teacher at Victory Collegiate High School in Canarsie, Brooklyn says educators shouldn't assume that students will respond to the same teaching styles that worked for them when they were younger.

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Training Program for Math Teachers Will Shift Its Focus

Tuesday, January 03, 2012

The Math for America program, which attracts and trains math teachers, is shifting its focus away from new recruits to teachers who are already in the classroom, and plans to more than double its presence in New York City in the next several years.

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