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National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)

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The National Science Teachers Association is dedicated to improving instruction and increasing public awareness of science education. This website offers memberships as well as books, journals, conferences, and professional learning opportunities for educators from elementary... Read more

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Next Generation Science Standards Hub, National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)

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This site provides excellent teacher resources that support instruction and assessment of NGSS and prepare students for the future and workforce needs in STEM. http://ngss.nsta.org Also relates to: NGSS, standards, cross-cutting concepts, science and engineering practices, STEM... Read more

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Next Generation Science Standards

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Get to know K-12 Next Generation Science Standards three-dimensional learning and performance expectations.  Learn how NGSS helps students relate to the world around them and builds a cohesive understanding of science over time. Teaching tools and resources are offered. http://... Read more

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MindShift Teaching Resources

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Connecting educators with the learning sciences, exploring the future of learning in all its dimensions, from KQED News and NPR. This site examines how learning is impacted by technology, discoveries about how the brain works, poverty and inequities, social and emotional... Read more

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Is College Worth it? List of Highest Paying College Majors

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Several STEM-related degrees ranked at the top of the list. Median earnings of bachelor’s degree graduates were higher than median earnings of high school graduates for all 80 majors studied. This is true at career entry, mid-career and end of career. https://www.washingtonpost.... Read more

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Earning & Employment Rates by Education Level

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From the United States Department of Labor, Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics, this page highlights the positive correlation between education and income and the negative correlation between education and unemployment. https://www.bls.gov/emp/ep_chart_001.htm Also relates to:... Read more

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Search Income & Education Across the USA

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Enter a ZIP code to see income and college graduation rates on this interactive map. http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/local/2013/11/09/washington-a-world-apart Also relates to: Income, careers

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