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Mythbusters’ Kari Byron Dishes on Girls and STEM

Mythbusters’ Kari Byron Dishes on Girls and STEM

Kari Byron (Mythbusters, Head Rush) is incredibly passionate about science, and she’s joining an increasingly large number of educators, parents, and celebrities in urging young girls to brush aside “nerdy” stereotypes that have plagued them for years — and get them to explore STEM opportunities and careers. We caught up with Kari at SXSWedu this

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Bringing Teachers to the Front of the Class

“Classrooms are changing, and they’re changing fast. Get on the bus, or get out of the way.” Dr. Terry Grier Superintendent, Houston Independent School District (TX) Brian Lewis’ wife began her career as a teacher in 1981. She was the school’s first hire in nearly 12 years, and the youngest by far, which landed her

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Vote for Discovery Education @ SXSWEdu

Today, SXSW (South by Southwest) launched their PanelPicker voting for the second annual SXSWedu taking place March 6-8, 2012 in Austin, TX. A new component to the longstanding SXSW Interactive Festival, SXSWedu focuses on innovations in learning, bringing together a wide variety of education and business professionals who share an interest in 21st Century teaching

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