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Roberts, Julia Link – NCSSSMST Journal, 2012
Advocating for advanced learning or talent development in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) is both timely and very important. It is very important to speak out on behalf of talent development as the future of society depends on providing opportunities for developing talent to optimum levels. Some basic questions can set an…
Descriptors: Talent, Advocacy, Talent Development, STEM Education
Dash, Karen – NCSSSMST Journal, 2012
This paper summarizes five phases of a comprehensive Economic Impact Study conducted by the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (NCSSM) from 2009-2011. The methodology and assumptions of those analyses is summarized for those wishing to conduct similar studies. The paper also documents highlighted results, such as the school's…
Descriptors: Taxes, Economic Impact, Methods, Science Education
NCSSSMST Journal, 2006
Co-hosted by the National Consortium for Specialized Secondary Schools of Mathematics, Science, and Technology (NCSSSMST) and The Keystone Center, the third annual Keystone Center Youth Policy Summit focused on Adolescent and Childhood Nutrition in America's K-12 Schools. In June 2006, 40 students from 10 math and science schools came together in…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Nutrition, Health Promotion, Child Health
Delery, Clayton J. – NCSSSMST Journal, 1998
Focuses on the need for the scientific and education communities to examine their ethical practices to try to determine how to transmit an awareness of ethical values to students. (DDR)
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethical Instruction, Ethics
Smith, Jeffrey L. – NCSSSMST Journal, 1997
Emphasizes that distance learning is one of the most promising uses of technology for reaching and serving the needs of students located in remote sites. Suggests that special efforts must be made in planning the lesson and in the choice of technology used to deliver it. Explains the points to which attention should be given while distance…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Educational Environment, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education
Carmack, Gail; Budries, Kathy – NCSSSMST Journal, 1997
Discusses the SAGE project, a Biology II project in which students analyze a specific disease by utilizing Internet resources. Poses seven problems for students and includes solutions. (ASK)
Descriptors: Biology, Educational Resources, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education