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.
Putting the "fun" in "fungus"
Encourage your child to develop skills of observation with this moldy experiment.
Where does your child rank globally?
Where does your child fit into the global picture of education? (And should you care?)
Your middle schooler and science
From body systems to solar systems, find out which scientific concepts middle schoolers are expected to master.
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.