Fledgling astronomers still don't take meaningful courses in modern coding, data science, or their best practices. The post For Modern Astronomers, It’s Learn to Code or Get Left Behind appeared first on WIRED.
Opinion: Computer science departments need to teach coders more than just how to code. The post Hey, Computer Scientists! Stop Hating on the Humanities appeared first on WIRED.
The strategy, called retrieval practice, is a type of mental doing: It's a way to create the webs of meaning that support what we know. The post Want to Play Scrabble Like a Pro? Here’s Your Memory Trick appeared first on WIRED.
In Facebook groups sharing posts focusing on language learning, early English students are turning to Trump-speak to learn basic vocabulary and concepts. The post Trump's Speeches Are Helping People Learn English. Really appeared first on WIRED.
Their schools may not have caught up yet, but these biologists are embracing the era of big data. The post Want to Make It as a Biologist? Better Learn to Code appeared first on WIRED.
The ancient Greeks argued that the best life was filled with beauty, truth, justice, play, and love. The mathematician Francis Su knows just where to find them. The post The Mathematician Who Will Make You Fall in Love With Numbers appeared first on WIRED.
Opinion: New legislation before Congress can ensure American students have the opportunity to train for great science, math, and technology careers. The post It’s Time to Reclaim America's Leadership in Education appeared first on WIRED.
Having a science-minded voice in the new president's ear could potentially mediate some of Trump's anti-science attitudes. The post Obama's Outgoing Science Advisor Will Keep Watch in 2017 appeared first on WIRED.
Why do some of the best science teachers quit teaching? The post A Great Science Teacher Quit Because US Schools Are Broken appeared first on WIRED.
The theoretical particle physicist Helen Quinn has blazed a singular path from the early days of the Standard Model to the latest overhaul of science education in the United States. The post Falling Into the Wormhole Connecting Physics and Education appeared first on WIRED.