Like a Sponge podcast: The M-Word
Essential? No doubt. Well-loved? Oh, please. In the first episode of Like a Sponge, GreatSchools' new podcast for parents on the science of learning, we explore why math fills so many Americans with fear and loathing, and what experts are doing to change the math story for your child.
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.
STEM: what parents need to know
Key things parents can do to give their children an edge in science, technology, engineering, and math.
How to spot a world-class education
In an exclusive adaptation from her book, The Smartest Kids in the World, Amanda Ripley shares what she learned in her three years studying high-performing schools around the globe.
What is a STEM school?
Given the crying need for graduates with science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) degrees, is a STEM school right for your child?
The most important thing happening (or not happening) in your child’s class
Make sure your child has a place in the economy of the future by nurturing their interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) now.