Some mathematics educators are broadening the instruction they give students to integrate science, technology and engineering with the goal of better preparing students for future study and careers and making student learning more engaging and relevant to real-life.
The Department of Education in fiscal 2018 not only fulfilled but surpassed a directive from President Trump to provide $200 million for science, technology, engineering and math, including computer science, education. The Department awarded $279 million in STEM discretionary grant funds in the fiscal year.
As schools adopt the Next Generation Science Standards and broaden science instruction in the classroom to STEM, there is growing educator interest in acquiring new resources to meet changing needs
The new initiative comes amid continued calls from technology companies for more skills training and reformed worker visas to fill high-demand technology and engineering roles and technology company executives generally reacted positively.
Publishers in the STM (Science, Technology, Medicine) field already use today’s huge advances in computing power, analytics, and big data to synthesize answers to users’ questions using sources in real time. This process is called dynamic publishing, and it’s the next big thing in STM online services according to Simba Information’s new report, STM Online Services 2016-2020.
Schools have debated the best ways to instruct students in mathematics for decades. With the move to more rigorous standards and the growing acceptance of digital programs, Simba Information initiated research on the use of mathematics instructional materials during the 2015-2016 school year.
K-12 Mathematics Market Report 2016 looks at current trends in the elementary and secondary school mathematics market including what products are used most widely and the selection criteria educators use ...
President Barack Obama in March proposed $68.6 billion in discretionary spending for the Department of Education in fiscal 2015, which would be a 1.9% increase from fiscal 2014, but the spending plan as proposed is unlikely to be acted upon in a Congressional election year
Additionally, late in 2013 Congress passed the Bipartisan Budget Act , which set discretionary funding levels for two years. Under that agreement, forged to avoid another government shutdown, Congress restored half of the se...
Thomson Reuters Corp. recently agreed to acquire Brazilian accounting software developer Dominio Sistemas for an undisclosed sum. The transaction is subject to the fulfillment of certain conditions.
The deal aligns with Thomson Reuters’ strategy to complement its product offering with integrated software solutions for small, medium-sized and large accounting firms in Brazil.
“We are very interested to be part of Thomson Reuters because we believe that it will also allow more investment in in...