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Read how the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation community is making strides in STEM education.

7/28/2014

AWARD-WINNING SAN FRANCISCO TEACHER INSPIRES KIDS TO FULL POTENTIAL

In a July 28, 2014 CBS San Francisco article, KSTF Senior Fellow Jessica Uy provides career advice to aspiring teachers. Read the full article.

7/10/2014

THE UNTAPPED POTENTIAL OF TEACHER NETWORKS

In a Huffington Post blog entitled, “The Untapped Potential of Teacher Networks,” KSTF Executive Director Nicole Gillespie describes how teacher networks can be leveraged to improve the U.S. educational system.  

7/07/2014

KNOWLES SCIENCE TEACHING FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 2014 TEACHING FELLOWS

Five-year Teaching Fellowship supports beginning STEM teachers Moorestown, N.J., July 7, 2014 – The Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) today announced its 2014 cohort of Teaching Fellows. Selected from a…

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6/23/2014

KSTF NAMES JEFFREY J. ROZELLE DIRECTOR, TEACHING FELLOWS PROGRAM

Moorestown, N.J., June 23, 2014 – The Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) today announced the appointment of Jeffrey J. Rozelle as Director of its Teaching Fellows Program, effective May 9,…

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6/18/2014

BRINGING SCIENCE TO THE COMMUNITY

On May 31, 2014, Springfield, Va.-based Robert E. Lee High School hosted its third annual Community Science Day. Spearheaded by 2010 KSTF Teaching Fellow Heather Moore, the event engaged the community by providing age…

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6/16/2014

KIRSTIN MILKS PUBLISHED IN EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP

An article written by 2009 Teaching Fellow Kirstin Milks was published in the all-digital summer 2014 issue of Educational Leadership. In “What I Learned from Rolo,” Kirstin describes how she learned…

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5/07/2014

THE TROUBLE WITH TOP-DOWN

An article written by 2009 KSTF Teaching Fellow Rebecca Van Tassell, “The Trouble with Top-Down,” was published in the May 2014 issue of Educational Leadership. The article highlights the importance…

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5/06/2014

HIGH-LEVERAGE IPAD APPS FOR THE MATHEMATICS CLASSROOM

KSTF Teacher Developer Ayanna Perry is the co-author of “High-Leverage iPad Apps for the Mathematics Classroom,” an article that was published in the Technology Tips section of the May 2014…

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5/06/2014

WHAT’S IN A NAME? THE CASE FOR ‘LEADING TEACHER’ VS. ‘TEACHER LEADER’

KSTF Executive Director Nicole Gillespie discusses why she feels “leading teacher” is a more accurate and evocative term than “teacher leader,” in a Huffington Post blog post entitled, “What’s in a Name?…

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5/01/2014

ENERGY THEATRE

2009 KSTF Teaching Fellow Lindsay Wells co-wrote an article entitled Energy Theatre, which was published in the May 2014 edition of The Physics Teacher. The article describes an activity that…

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5/01/2014

CHALKBOARD CHAMPIONS

KSTF Senior Fellow Alison Espinosa was featured in the April 30, 2014 issue of the University of South Carolina (USC) Day Times, a daily newsletter. The “Chalkboard Champions” feature chronicled…

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5/01/2014

A TEACHER’S VISION FOR COMMON CORE

A blog written by KSTF Senior Fellow Alexandra Fuentes has been posted on Impatient Optimists, a blog maintained by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Her blog, A Teacher’s Vision…

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4/30/2014

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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4/30/2014

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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4/29/2014

JIM LANE DELIVERS TEDX TALK ON 3D MODELING

KSTF Senior Fellow Jim Lane presented a TEDx Talk entitled, “Modeling the Microcosm: Inspiring Student Scientists in 3D.” In his TEDxMahtomedi presentation, Jim described how 3D modeling can help to bring…

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