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Museum program improves science teacher, student learning

March 27, 2014
Museum program improves science teacher, student learning

New research by Michigan State University shows a teacher professional development program developed and run by the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago significantly improves student performance in science. At a press conference today in Chicago, University Distinguished Professor William Schmidt - who led the research with funding from the Boeing Corporation – joined Chicago Mayor...
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Krajcik to receive MSTA’s highest honor

February 21, 2014
Krajcik to receive MSTA’s highest honor

On March 7, the Michigan Science Teachers Association (MSTA) will present Joseph Krajcik with its highest honor for contributions to science education: the 2014 George G. Mallinson Award. For his major contributions to science education, the award will be presented to Krajcik at the 2014 MSTA Conference, held at the Lansing Center in Lansing,...
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Michigan State to help develop Next Generation science assessments

February 4, 2014
Michigan State to help develop Next Generation science assessments

Michigan State University is one of four leading research institutions that have been awarded a $2.9 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a new system of classroom assessments that aligns with the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). The four-year, collaborative grant was awarded to MSU, the University of Illinois at Chicago,...
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Science leader network launches at MSU

January 24, 2014
Science leader network launches at MSU

Michigan State University hosted the first meeting of MI Sci, a new learning community for science education leaders across the state, at the Kellogg Center on Jan. 15. The group, which will hold monthly, mostly virtual meetings, was established to raise the level of communication and collaboration among PK-12 and college educators responsible for...
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Researchers improve life science teaching with STEMGenetics

January 21, 2014
Researchers improve life science teaching with STEMGenetics

Michigan State University College of Education researchers and partners have created an innovative approach for teaching students about genetics—and helping them gain skills for in-demand science and technology jobs. The project recently gained attention from federal legislators, who visited participating schools in Michigan and Texas to learn how STEMGenetics is giving students an early...
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MSU SETS-UP fellowship to prepare future science teachers

December 9, 2013
MSU SETS-UP fellowship to prepare future science teachers

Michigan State University will now help meet the need for science teachers in high-needs schools across the nation with a new teacher preparation program. Supporting Early-Career Teachers of Science Through Urban Partnerships—or MSU SETS-UP for short—is a five-year fellowship that will provide fellows with secondary science teaching certification, as well as a master’s degree....
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