Kevin Jarrett isn’t your typical computer teacher. His students build walls from clay, sand and water. They design parachutes from coffee filters. And it’s perfectly fine if the things they build don’t work the first time.
Today’s students have more reasons than ever to care about engineering.
Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.
Teacher support is key to all of these efforts, which is why Raytheon is interested in rewarding educators who go the extra mile to get students excited.
Nevada education officials are making it easier for students to pass a math proficiency test that’s required for graduation but has proved tough for high schoolers.
Nevada officials have renamed the state teacher of the year award after the man who died trying to stop a shooter at Sparks Middle School.
Thousands of high school students are taking the state proficiency exam this week.