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.
A math tutoring program launched at Harper High School in the Englewood neighborhood last year ix being expanded to 21 public schools.
Was math the one subject that simply didn’t add up for you in school? Plenty of students struggle with mastering mathematics, but a new program is finding that starting early with a different approach can really pay off.