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8/29/2016

TRAPHAGEN WRITES LETTER TO THE EDITOR

A letter to the editor written by KSTF Senior Fellow Stephen Traphagen  and Julie Minbiole, a professor at Columbia College, was published in the August 2016 issue of The American Biology Teacher. The …Read More

6/30/2016

KNOWLES SCIENCE TEACHING FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 2016 COHORT OF TEACHING FELLOWS

Program Supports Early-Career Mathematics and Science Teachers for Five Years Moorestown, N.J., June 30, 2016 – The Knowles Science Teaching Foundation announced its selection of 34 early-career, high school mathematics …Read More

6/16/2016

KNOWLES SCIENCE TEACHING FOUNDATION APPOINTS THREE TRUSTEES

Moorestown, N.J., June 16, 2016 – The Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) announced the appointment of Mr. Robert F. Morris, Jr.Dr. Michael C. Wittmann and Dr. George M. Wohlreich to its Board of Trustees. “Each new Trustee brings a significant depth …Read More

5/17/2016

BOSTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS NAMES EIGHT NEW PRINCIPALS, HEADMASTERS

KSTF Senior Fellow Carmen Davis has been appointed to serve as principal of Irving Middle School (Boston, Mass.) for the 2016–2017 school year, following participation in the Lynch Aspiring Principal Fellowship Program . Read more .

5/11/2016

PHYSICS IN YOUR FUTURE

2012 KSTF‬ Teaching Fellow Kate Miller  was featured in “Physics in Your Future,” a publication of the Committee on the Status of Women in Physics, a committee of the American Physical Society  (APS). Kate states, …Read More

5/11/2016

WHAT MADE ME THE TEACHER I AM TODAY: A REFLECTION BY SELECTED LEONORE ANNENBERG WOODROW WILSON TEACHING FELLOWS

Four KSTF‬ Fellows— Kirstin Milks (2009), Tara Parea-Palomares  (2011),  Katrina Stern (2012) and  Katie Waddle  (2010)—have writings featured in “What Made Me the Teacher I Am Today: A Reflection by Selected Leonore Annenberg Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellows.” Read …Read More

4/29/2016

BSCS, EDC and KSTF LEAD NSF-FUNDED TEACHER LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM

Moorestown, N.J., April 29, 2016 – The Biological Sciences Curriculum Study (BSCS), the Education Development Center (EDC) and the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) are leading a Math/Science Teacher Leadership …Read More

4/18/2016

KSTF TEACHING FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION AVAILABLE

Five-Year Fellowship Supports Early-Career Science and Mathematics Teachers Moorestown, N.J., April 18, 2016 – The Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) is accepting applications for its 2017 cohort of Teaching Fellows. …Read More

1/05/2016

STEWART CO-AUTHORS DATA PAPER

KSTF Senior Fellow Isaac Stewart co-authored a data paper that was published online in the Biodiversity Data Journal on December 30, 2015. The paper is entitled, “USBombus, a database of contemporary survey data …Read More

12/14/2015

WHY SCIENCE NEEDS FAILURE TO SUCCEED

On December 11, 2015, KSTF Senior Fellow Helen Snodgrass  was featured as a guest on Science Friday , a radio show that airs on public stations across the nation. Alongside neuroscientist Stuart Firestein, Helen discussed …Read More

12/04/2015

WHY ARE KANSAS TEACHERS FLEEING?

On December 3, 2015, Camden Hanzlick-Burton was featured as a guest on Heartland Labor Forum , a Kansas City radio show about the workforce and the Labor Movement. Camden was invited to discuss an op-ed he …Read More

10/20/2015

SHOP KSTF MERCHANDISE

Show your support for KSTF by purchasing branded merchandise from our new online store. Available items include t-shirts, sweatshirts, tote bags, mugs, water bottles and more. Five percent of all …Read More

10/14/2015

WHY TEACHERS—LIKE ME—LEFT KANSAS

In an October 13, 2015 op-ed in the Kansas City Star, 2012 KSTF Teaching Fellow Camden Hanzlick-Burton  wrote about his decision to quit teaching in his home state of Kansas. Read his op-ed . Camden …Read More

10/09/2015

BEING PREPARED TO KEEP GETTING BETTER

Jeff Rozelle , Director of the KSTF Teaching Fellows Program, provides tips to beginning teachers seeking employment in Being Prepared to Keep Getting Better. The article was published in the Fall 2015 …Read More

10/08/2015

MY VIEW: NEW SCIENCE STANDARDS EMPOWER STUDENTS

An op-ed written by KSTF Senior Fellow Bradford Hill was published by The Portland Tribune on August 27, 2015. My View: New Science Standards Empower Students discusses how Oregon teachers are leveraging Next Generation …Read More