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

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

10/07/2015

RACING TOWARDS ALGEBRA AND SLOPE

Racing Towards Algebra and Slope, an article written by KSTF Senior Fellows Alison Espinosa and James Town , was published in the October 2015 issue of Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School. In the …Read More

7/24/2015

PHYSICS TEACHER BRADFORD HILL TO BE HONORED BY PRESIDENT OBAMA

On July 21, 2015, The Oregonian published an article about KSTF Senior Fellow Bradford Hill , recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

7/07/2015

KNOWLES SCIENCE TEACHING FOUNDATION LAUNCHES PROJECT ASCENT

Teacher Network to Explore Why Too Few Students Successfully Complete Advanced STEM Courses Moorestown, N.J., July 7, 2015 – The Knowles Science Teaching Foundation today marked the launch of Project ASCENT (Achieving …Read More

6/10/2015

KNOWLES SCIENCE TEACHING FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 2015 COHORT OF TEACHING FELLOWS

Five-year Professional Development Program Supports Early-Career Mathematics and Science Teachers Moorestown, N.J., June 10, 2015 – The Knowles Science Teaching Foundation today announced its 2015 cohort of Teaching Fellows. This …Read More

6/05/2015

NATIONAL BOARD CERTIFIED TEACHER HEATHER BUSKIRK APPOINTED TO KSTF BOARD OF TRUSTEES

First KSTF Fellow to Serve in this Capacity Moorestown, N.J., June 5, 2015 – The Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) today announced the appointment of Heather Buskirk to its Board of Trustees. Buskirk, the first KSTF …Read More

5/27/2015

HOW TO TEACH STUDENTS TO STRUGGLE AND FAIL — PRODUCTIVELY

Megan Fretz , 2011 KSTF Teaching Fellow, was one of more than 20 biology teachers who wrote about the following prompt as part of a national project: “What is the value of …Read More

5/26/2015

SAN FRANCISCO EDUCATION MAJORS HAVE A CHANCE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

In a May 25, 2015 CBS San Francisco article, 2013 KSTF Teaching Fellow Hai Tran provides career advice to aspiring teachers. Read the full article .

5/20/2015

TEACHER: IN MY CLASS, FAILURE IS NOT AN OPTION. IT IS A REQUIREMENT.

Helen Snodgrass , 2010 KSTF Teaching Fellow, was one of more than 20 biology teachers who wrote about the following prompt as part of a national project: “What is the value of …Read More