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Infographic: The Impact of STEM Education on Students

Nonprofit Quarterly – Aine Creedon

“A nonprofit social enterprise, First Book, has put together an infographic to highlight the importance of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) in education. Studies have projected that by 2018, there will be eight million STEM jobs in America, yet as many as three million of these position may go unfilled because of the lack of concentration on these subjects in school.”(more)

For thousands of Florida teachers, evaluations aren’t making the grade

The Miami Herald – David Smiley

“As the Department of Education prepares to release another batch of evaluation results Monday under the state’s new job review process, local school boards and state officials are still struggling to improve a system that judges as many as two-thirds of the state’s teachers on the test scores of students they’ve never met or on subjects they don’t teach.”(more)

How thinking like an engineer can help school reform

The Washington Post – Valerie Strauss

“Arthur H. Camins, director of the Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, N.J., suggests a new way to make progress in education policy — through engineering design thinking.”(more)