University of Missouri: EdLife, Summer 2012

Cover of the Summer 2012 EdLife MagazineThe latest edition of EdLife from the University of Missouri features an insightful article on how Troy Sadler’s video game is transforming the teaching of science.

As stated in the article, Mission Biotech “uses accurate labs, real viruses and plausible scenarios to make science come alive” for high school students.

Read this article – and the rest of the Summer 2012 edition of EdLife – by clicking here.

Let’s Solve This: National Math and Science Initiative

It’s encouraging to see a huge corporation like ExxonMobil throw their support behind the National Math and Science Initiative. After all, it’s huge companies like ExxonMobil that depend on bright, young minds to maintain their relevancy in the marketplace. To find out more information about the National Math and Science Initiative, click here.

Report: 8th-grade students still lag in science

A student standing in front of the periodic table of elements.One of the main catalysts behind the creation of Innovate Kentucky was the fact that American students are lagging behind the rest of the world in math and science. A recent article from ECN Magazine claims that seven out of 10 of eighth-graders are not considered proficient in science.

You can read this article here.