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Project Highlights

KSTF Teaching Fellows and Senior Fellows are continually discovering new ways to get students interested in STEM subjects. Read on for highlights from our community of teaching professionals.

GENETICS PROJECT PRESENTED AT GENETICS SOCIETY OF AMERICA CONFERENCE

2012 Teaching Fellow Camden Burton and his biology students at Olathe Northwest High School conducted a genetics project during winter 2013–2014. The primary investigator on the project presented their work at…

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ISHARE WITH GUEST AUTHOR KRISTIN GERMINARIO

2010 Teaching Fellow Kristin Germinario, a biology teacher at Randolph High School (Randolph, N.J.), wrote a piece that was featured in the April 7, 2014 issue of her school’s electronic newsletter. In…

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O’HARA PRESENTED AT 2014 MEETING OF CLINTON GLOBAL INITIATIVE UNIVERSITY

KSTF Senior Fellow Casey O’Hara attended the 2014 Meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U), which was held March 21–23 at Arizona State University. Commitments to Action, a unique…

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LEE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS VISIT PORT ISOBEL

In fall 2013, Robert E. Lee High School Teacher and 2010 KSTF Teaching Fellow Rachel Clausen was awarded one of 75 Good Neighbor Student Achievement Grants, sponsored by State Farm in partnership…

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TEACHING FELLOW PENS OPEN LETTER TO GOVERNOR

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett will visit Philadelphia’s Central High School—where KD Davenport teaches—on Friday, January 17, 2014, to congratulate the students on receiving the second highest test scores in the…

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GRAVES LEADS STUDENTS IN AIR QUALITY MONITORING PROJECT

2012 Teaching Fellow Ben Graves and his Advanced Placement environmental science students at Paonia High School (Paonia, Colo.) are working with the University of Colorado Boulder (CU-Boulder) and the Western Slope Conservation Center on a…

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THREE FELLOWS JOIN FORCES TO PRESENT AT NSTA CONFERENCE

2009 Teaching Fellows Tracy Schloemer, Stephen Traphagen and Kirstin Milks presented at the National Science Teachers Association’s (NSTA) 2013 National Conference, which took place in San Antonio in April. Their…

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TWO KSTF TEACHER DEVELOPERS PRESENTED AT NARST 2013 ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

Chris Bogiages and Zora Wolfe presented sessions at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) 2013 Annual International Conference held in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico in April. Bogiages’ session, Investigating…

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HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS GET ATTENTION OF NATIONAL POLICY ADVISORS

Under the leadership of Dr. Michael Town, students in his Technology, Engineering and Communications High School (TEC) physics class garnered the attention of national policy advisors. The students reviewed the Intergovernmental…

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CASEY O’HARA PRODUCES DOCUMENTARY ON SCIENCE EDUCATION

O’Hara, a physics teacher and KSTF Senior Fellow, produced a short documentary which highlights excellent educators inspiring the next generation of scientists and engineers through creativity, ingenuity and passion. The…

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