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MSU to help students learn genomics and evolution

October 27, 2014
MSU to help students learn genomics and evolution

The study of human genes has dramatically changed how health issues have been explained and treated during the past 20 years. But educators have done little to teach future generations about the concepts behind those scientific breakthroughs. Michigan State University will help solve this problem by creating learning materials about genomics and evolution for...
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Stroupe receives dissertation award

July 7, 2014
Stroupe receives dissertation award

David Stroupe, assistant professor of teacher education at Michigan State University, was recently honored for completing the most outstanding dissertation in 2014 among doctoral students at the University of Washington College of Education. Committee members selected Stroupe’s work, “Students drive where I go next: Ambitious practice, beginning teacher learning, and classroom epistemic communities,” to...
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Science teaching fellows begin preparation

June 19, 2014
Science teaching fellows begin preparation

Michigan State University’s commitment to prepare more high-quality math and science teachers continues this year with the addition of 10 teaching fellows. This group includes students supported by two different alternative preparation programs, both focused on training teachers to work in high-need urban schools. Each of the fellows have previous college degrees or careers...
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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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