Abigail Pipes

19 Flips | 1 Magazine | 1 Follower | @abbiegpipes | Keep up with Abigail Pipes on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Abigail Pipes”

Sorry – the page you are looking for has been removed

This is because it was advertisement feature content that was published as part of a commercial deal and funded by an advertiser.<p>It is Guardian News and Media policy to take down paid-for content at the end of these deals.<p>Click here for more on our commercial content guidelines.<p>If you want to …

Show Me the Data -- A STEM Ed Funder's Perspective

<i>This past spring a client dedicated significant resources in response to a national solicitation to fund STEM education. Two months into the proposal writing effort, sequestration forced withdrawal of the funds. As organizations lose faith in the ability of the national government to respond to</i> …

News

Zinc and GE Digital Announce Integrated Solution for Contextual, Real-Time Communication in the Field<p>3<p>4 min read<p>Press Release

Discovery Channel star helps build bigger interest in STEM education

Discovery Channel star Danny Forster had a simple message for Utica Community Schools students Thursday:<p>"The opportunities that students can …

Is The STEM Education Crisis A Myth?

Education experts have been sounding the alarm for more students to go into STEM fields: science, technology, engineering and math. But some researchers suggest the STEM crisis is just a myth. Anthony Carnevale of The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, tells host Michel …

Education

Top Three Things the President Did for K-12 Education in 2013

At the turn of every calendar year, it seems that lists abound that remind us of everything that happened in the prior year and give a sneak peek of what to expect in the next. Seeing these often celebrity-heavy lists crowd my social media feeds got me thinking -- what would a list of the …

Q&A with David Cole: Why We Need the "A" in STEAM

The push to move from STEM to STEAM continues to be a hot topic. Educators, policymakers, and industry leaders want to make sure kids learn the …

Revisiting if Educational Technology Is Worth the Hype

In addition to participating in the Educational Leadership Program at St. Mary's College, Cooper is also completing coursework through the Mindful …

Education Technology

Turning Blind Spots into Hotspots

"There's a doughnut shop that opens at 5:00 a.m. Most mornings, students are standing there waiting," says Jill Hobson, director of instructional …

BBC Radio 4 - My Teacher Is an App, The Classroom of the Future

In a leafy suburb of Silicon Valley, 9 year olds lie on their tummies on the floor, log on to their silver Chromebooks, and begin doing maths lessons. Their teacher logs on as coach and gives one-to-one instruction...exactly where it's needed.<p>The Khan Academy is an online teaching service whose …

Education research exists, so why isn't it used in policymaking?

Earlier this year, the House of Lords published a long and detailed report on the outwardly rather dry topic of government chief scientific advisers. This 100-page report was based on almost 400 pages of evidence and made some important recommendations about how scientific evidence should be acted …

Diary: A rigorous approach to education will take you a long way. Just ask Gavin Barwell MP

• Standards! No wonder this country is going to hell in a whatsit when algebra has been kicked off the curriculum to make room for rapping and the third word our children learn to spell is rofl. What we need is some rigour, and the Diary has just the person to bring it, one Gavin Barwell, Tory MP …

Scientific knowledge is as much about culture as education

One in four Americans doesn’t know that the Earth revolves around the Sun, but this says much more about culture than it does about education<p>A recent US National Science Foundation Study of more than 2,200 randomly sampled American adults suggests that a quarter of Americans do not know that the …

Report: American Education Isn't Mediocre—It's Deeply Unequal

Students in Massachusetts are doing great compared to their international peers, according to the National Center for Educational Statistics. Students in Alabama, Mississippi, and D.C., however, are languishing.<p>It’s so common to see studies about the United States’s lackluster academic performance …

Everything You Know About Education Is Wrong

<i>A groundbreaking study of New York schools by a MacArthur "genius" challenges the typical understanding of what makes a good school</i><p>His findings could add some new fire to the debate about what makes a good school. Fryer found that class size, per-pupil spending, and the number of teachers with …

OFT warns universities about sanctions on students in debt

Practice of preventing students with non-tuition fee debts from graduating may breach consumer laws, watchdog says<p>The Office of Fair Trading has written to more than 170 universities and other higher education groups warning that the widespread practice of stopping students graduating or continuing …

Cheng's Views on Chinese and American Education

We live in a time in which the worship of test scores has bred an unprecedented, obsessive desire among corporate reformers to best other countries on international tests. I supposed such would somehow permanently etch into the world consciousness that the United States truly is "the" world power …

Education Nation - Breaking News & Top Stories - NBC News

“The civil rights issues of the past are not over, and we want to encourage all Americans to own this history.”<p>César Maldonado created a Mariachi foundation for Chicago schoolkids. The group's debut album, 'Nuestra Herencia,' landed a Latin Grammy nomination.<p>Afro-Cuban composer Tania León discusses …

SXSW