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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.  

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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Heather Buskirk

High school physics teacher and KSTF Senior Fellow co-founds STEM school with Knowles Foundation support. As the only high school physics teacher in her upstate New York school district, Heather Buskirk faced…

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Kevin Henson

A New Jersey science teacher drives change at the district level without leaving the classroom. Chosen as part of the second cohort of Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) Teaching Fellows, Kevin Henson has…

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Bradford Hill

Physics teacher leverages lessons learned from KSTF Fellowship to change curriculum and practice in his Oregon district—and beyond. With an undergraduate and master’s degree in physics, it’s only fitting that Bradford…

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BUILDING A STRONG BACKBONE FOR STEM EDUCATION

In “Building a Strong Backbone for STEM Education,” KSTF Executive Director Nicole Gillespie describes how the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation is leveraging its network of leading teachers to improve STEM…

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DEEPENING CONTENT KNOWLEDGE FOR TEACHING

By Jennifer Mossgrove Senior Program Officer, Teacher Development Knowles Science Teaching Foundation May 19, 2014 Every day teachers make many decisions that influence the opportunities students have to learn and engage…

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