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.
What do you get when you add pizza, probability, teenagers and engineers? Improved test scores, students say.
The number of jobs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is growing at a rate nearly double that of non-STEM jobs. To train this workforce of the near future, the United States needs an army of teachers highly trained in science, math, and technology.
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.
While many in education and STEM fields embrace the new Common Core standards, many strongly oppose them. Some hold the belief that the Common Core will lead to a national curriculum, others believe the standards are weaker than what states have already implemented.
American students are falling behind students in other countries on international assessments of math and science. Statistics such as these are driving the call for education reforms to strengthen science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in the country’s schools.
A team of students from the University of Central Florida won the Raytheon-sponsored National Cyber Collegiate Defense Competition earlier this year.
Nursing is a field that allows for a career start as soon as completing an associate’s degree, unlike other fields that require a bachelor’s degree for an entry-level position.
While there are some fields that don’t ever intersect when it comes to duties, being in the field of business requires knowledge in IT to remain successful.
Many believe that the true mark of a civilized society is based on how the elderly is treated. For those in the field of health care, the rise in need for elderly patient care has helped boost job availability and add meaning to one’s career.
The gap between the nation’s richest and poorest had increased dramatically, big-city mayors said in a report issued this week.
Because technology is entwined into almost any profession, it can be important to have a diverse educational background when going into this field.
Tyler Blackwell is the executive director for the Center for Arabic Language & Culture. Here he offers some insight on how a career in education doesn’t necessarily mean becoming a teacher.
Psychology may be quite a popular degree with students, but it can be difficult to decipher what job prospects will be waiting after graduation.
Working for the City of Chicago has a number of advantages, including benefits and stable wages.
Running a successful business entails everything from marketing to finance, which can be a great foundation for careers in a number of other fields.
Nursing is a field that is often thought of as broad in terms of patient care. However, Denise Latham-Lee shows how she used her degree to focus on kidney care.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a new program Monday to bridge the early childhood education gap for poverty level inner city kids.
Education, coupled with an advanced degree, has not only opened doors to new opportunities, but has also allowed a businesswoman to educate on a much wider scale.
A Chicago international software design and development company shows how the field continues to change, with advice from its president, Aurimas Adomavicius.