Should all kids learn to code?
Coding languages are the backbone of our interconnected world. Here's why your kid needs to understand digital language — no matter what career they pursue.
Getting girls hooked on science
I'm hoping to inspire my daughter to enjoy and embrace science—for great career prospects.
We’re killing kids’ ambitions. Why?
When students get good grades in certain subjects and lesser grades in others, they may take it as a sign of what they're good at. This could explain the high rates of attrition in STEM subjects in high school and college.
Is your child on track in science?
From presidents to pundits, everyone's talking about the importance of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). Is your child mastering these essential skills? Find out with our grade-by-grade guide.
Minority students and STEM
Local program with links to UC Berkeley and Stanford strives to close STEM achievement gap.
Homework case study #2: The refuser
What happens when your child goes on a schoolwork strike? One expert weighs in.
Your high schooler and science
Science for life: Students in high school traverse the college track
Who's really doing the science project? Your child or you?
When teachers assign projects, parents are often unsure how much to help and end up doing way too much, particularly if the child seems overwhelmed.