Geometry Students In Irving Apply Math Skills To Home BuildingMost high school students do not build a house as a part of their curriculum, but several kids in Irving are doing just that in geometry class. It is a creative way of learning mathematics.
Parenting Tips To Help Your Student Avoid The Summer SlideDuring summer break, studies show that kids lose more than 25 percent of what they have learned during the school year. Experts said that the summer should include time for studies.
Curriculum In North Texas Schools Could Pave Way To High-Tech JobsIn this day and age so many jobs are based on what's called STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, and the Labor Department says there's a huge need to fill millions of these positions in the next five years and beyond.
Dallas Conference Aims To Teach Girls About STEM FieldsA new kind of learning aims to teach girls in school about the fields of science, technology, engineering and math outside of the classroom.
Mesquite Teacher Chosen As NASA “Space Educator”A Mesquite engineering teacher has received a very special honor. Adlena Jacobs has been named as a member of the Space Educator Expedition Crew Program.
Final Rules For K-12 Standardized Testing ReleasedAiming to reduce test-taking in America's classrooms, the Obama administration has released final rules to help states and school districts take a new approach to the standardized tests students must take each year.
Math A Concern For US Teens; Science, Reading Flat On TestThe latest global snapshot of student performance shows declining math scores in the U.S. and stagnant performance in science and reading.
Nobel Physics Prize Awarded To 3 For Topology WorkDavid Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz, all professors at universities in the U.S., were awarded this year's Nobel Prize in physics for revealing the secrets of exotic matter such as superconductors.
Arlington ISD Students Stressed After STAAR Test GlitchSome students taking the STAAR tests Tuesday didn't know what to think when all of a sudden their answers disappeared.
Is Algebra An Unnecessary Stumbling Block In Schools?Who needs algebra? That question, muttered by many a frustrated student over the years, has become a vigorous debate among American educators, sparked by a provocative new book.
Record Number Of Astronaut Wannabes Apply To NASAI guess the phrase 'to infinity, and beyond' really caught on! Apparently, space travel never looked so good. NASA has announced that it received a record number of applicants for its next astronaut class.
New Prime Number Sets Record With 22.3 Million DigitsMathematicians at the University of Central Missouri have discovered a prime number that is so large that it would take about 6,000 pages of paper to print, the school announced Thursday.