School districts have begun building STEM career readiness into their elementary level curriculum, yielding impressive results.
With STEM careers on the rise, policymakers and administrators alike are scrambling to discern which young students are prepared for future success, which aren't, and why.
We all want future generations to be taught well. It’s the bread and butter of a high-functioning society. Yet, schools across the country are struggling to keep educators around, with over 8% leaving the profession each year. The need to obtain and retain quality teachers has intensified.
The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in Technology and Engineering Literacy (TEL) assessment is a test aimed to gauge eighth grade students on problem solving, goal achievement, and technological understanding.