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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

5/14/2015

TEACHER: THE IMPORTANT CONVERSATIONS WE ARE TOO “SCARED” TO HAVE

Stephen Traphagen , KSTF Senior 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 letting …Read More

5/11/2015

WORLD-RENOWNED PEDIATRIC NEUROPATHOLOGIST LUCY BALIAN RORKE-ADAMS APPOINTED TO KSTF BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Moorestown, N.J., May 11, 2015 – The Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) announced the appointment of Dr. Lucy Balian Rorke-Adams to its Board of Trustees. Rorke-Adams—a Senior Neuropathologist, Division of …Read More

4/13/2015

APPLICATION AVAILABLE FOR 2016 KSTF TEACHING FELLOWSHIPS

Beginning Secondary Science and Mathematics Teachers Encouraged to Apply Moorestown, N.J., April 13, 2015 – The Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) is now accepting applications for its Teaching Fellows Program. …Read More

3/09/2015

BEING AN AGENT OF CHANGE IS A DRIVING FORCE FOR A PHILADELPHIA TEACHER

In a March 8, 2015 CBS Philly article, 2014 KSTF Teaching Fellow  Leroy Gray  discusses career preparation and gives advice to aspiring teachers. Read the full article . Leroy teaches physics at Philadelphia-based Science Leadership Academy at …Read More

2/26/2015

HSCSD TEACHERS RECEIVE NATIONAL BOARD CERTIFICATION

KSTF Senior Fellow London Jenks  achieved National Board certification in December 2014. National Board certification is an advanced credential developed for and by teachers. In the Feb. 26, 2015 issue of the …Read More

2/26/2015

S.J. BUSINESSPEOPLE ON THE MOVE

On Feb. 21, 2015, KSTF Executive Director Nicole Gillespie was featured as a South Jersey business person on the move by the Courier-Post. The feature highlights her appointment to the board of …Read More

2/06/2015

CLASSROOM COACHES CRITICAL AS TEACHERS SHIFT TO COMMON CORE

In an EdSource article , Laurie Udesky writes about the role of coaches as schools districts in California work to implement Common Core standards. The relationship between KSTF Senior Fellow Sangeetha Lakshminarayanan , a math …Read More

2/06/2015

SERVICE LEARNING: REAL-LIFE APPLICATIONS FOR LEARNING

KSTF Senior Fellow Anne Watson and a colleague discuss how service learning has increased student engagement at Montepelier High School in an Edutopia video . Check it out to learn more about service …Read More

2/06/2015

BOARD CERTIFIED SENIOR FELLOW FEATURED IN CLASS NOTES

KSTF Senior Fellow Sangeetha Lakshminarayanan achieved National Board certification in December 2014. National Board Certification is an advanced credential developed for and by teachers. Her accomplishment was featured in the Class Notes section of …Read More

2/03/2015

KSTF EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR NICOLE GILLESPIE APPOINTED TO BSCS BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Moorestown, N.J., Feb. 3, 2015 – The Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) today announced that Nicole Gillespie , Executive Director, was appointed to a three-year term on the Board of Directors of …Read More

2/02/2015

SCIENCE TEACHER FINDS GAINING CERTIFICATION GAVE HER MORE INSIGHT INTO HER CRAFT

KSTF Senior Fellow Kirstin Milks was featured in a Feb. 2, 2015 Herald Times article . The article highlighted a few of the many lessons she learned while preparing her application for  National Board Certification , …Read More

1/27/2015

TEACHER LEADERSHIP AND EDUCATIONAL IMPROVEMENT IN A COMPLEX SYSTEM

In a new Huffington Post blog, KSTF Executive Director  Nicole Gillespie  suggests an alternative to the top-down approach typically applied to drive improvement in the U.S. education system. Read her  blog  to find out …Read More

1/26/2015

FIVE KSTF FELLOWS ACHIEVE NATIONAL BOARD CERTIFICATION

STEM Educators Attain Gold Standard of Teaching Certification Moorestown, N.J., Jan. 26, 2015 – The Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) today announced that five of its Fellows achieved National Board Certification in the …Read More

1/19/2015

QUALITY MATH AND SCIENCE TEACHERS ARE IN HIGH DEMAND IN HOUSTON

In a Jan. 19, 2015 CBS Houston article, 2010 KSTF Teaching Fellow Helen Snodgrass  discusses career preparation and gives advice to aspiring teachers. Read the full article .