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Educate to Innovate

Why Pharmacy Is Right for Now

John Jones, R.Ph., J.D. | Posted 10.25.2012 | Business
John Jones, R.Ph., J.D.

Engaging the next generation of pharmacy leaders, while getting students excited about education and careers in STEM fields, is good for students, the health care system and our future employment forecast.

52 Reasons to Vote for Obama: #25, Supporting Science That's Helping Every American

Bernard Whitman | Posted 12.10.2012 | Politics
Bernard Whitman

Early in his administration, Obama launched the Educate to Innovate campaign to help move U.S. students from mediocre ratings internationally in science and math achievement to the head of the class during the next decade.

Bringing About Innovation: Where To Start?

Elianne Ramos | Posted 07.13.2012 | Latino Voices
Elianne Ramos

How do we inject some excitement into the learning process so that our students fall back in love with it? How do we improve current educational curricula to bring American children of every gender, age group and ethnicity up to par with students in other nations?

STEM Sell: Are Math and Science Really More Important Than Other Subjects?

Alfie Kohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Alfie Kohn

Does one subject merit special attention, deserve more dollars, constitute the core of what we expect our schools to offer?

Obama Hosts White House Science Fair To Encourage STEM Education

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

On Monday, President Obama is hosting the first ever White House Science Fair, where the winners of various science, technology, engineering and math ...

Producing Sparks of Learning

Marsha L. Semmel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Marsha L. Semmel

For many of us, sparks of learning happened not only in the classroom, but in a garden, a park, and especially in a library or museum.

President Obama Moves To Change The Equation On Education, Not 'Waiting For Superman'

Dr. David Washington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Dr. David Washington

Today at the White House President Obama is launching Change the Equation (CTEq), a unique and promising partnership coalition of over 100 companies r...

Raising Tomorrow's Environmental Guardians

Clay Burns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Clay Burns

An essential component to preventing environmental disasters is to educate our children. Yet environmental science is not a standard class offering in a majority of high schools today.

We Invest in Research, But What About Teaching?

Vikram Savkar | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Vikram Savkar

Who will perform meaningful scientific research tomorrow, if sufficient numbers and a diversity of students are not well trained and guided through the education pipeline to the laboratory bench?

Can You Tell Me How to Get To Science Street?

Gabrielle Lyon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gabrielle Lyon

One-day activities, demonstrations and short-term programs targeting highly-engaged students are not going to change who gets involved with science. Obama's "Educate to Innovate" does little to remove basic barriers.