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

7/21/2017

NAME CHANGE ANNOUNCEMENT

  July 21, 2017 Dear Friends of KSTF, Eighteen years after our founding, we at the Janet H. and C. Harry Knowles Foundation are excited to be launching a new …Read More

7/17/2017

KSTF Selects 2017 Cohort of Teaching Fellows

Knowles Teaching Fellows Program Supports Early-Career Mathematics and Science Teachers Moorestown, N.J., July 17, 2017 – The Knowles Science Teaching Foundation announced the members of its 2017 Cohort of Teaching Fellows . The 2017 Cohort …Read More

6/06/2017

O’Hara Co-Wrote Journal Article

An article that was co-written by Knowles Senior Fellow Casey O’Hara —Aligning Marine Species Range Data to Better Serve Science and Conservation—was published in PLOS ONE, a multidisciplinary, open access journal on …Read More

5/17/2017

2018 KNOWLES TEACHING FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION AVAILABLE

Five-Year Fellowship for Early-Career Science and Mathematics Teachers Moorestown, N.J., May 17, 2017 – The Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) is accepting applications for 2018 Teaching Fellowships. The Knowles Teaching Fellows Program provides early-career, …Read More

2/07/2017

McDowell: Helping Students in Wake of DeVos Confirmation

An op ed by 2012 KSTF Teaching Fellow Lindsay McDowell  about how to improve student learning was published by The Mercury News on February 7, 2017. Read the op ed .

2/03/2017

Arlington Teacher Gives Students Lesson from the South Pole

Kate Miller , a 2012 KSTF Teaching Fellow and physics teacher at Washington Lee High School, recently returned from the South Pole. While there, she worked closely with scientists and engineers on the IceCube …Read More

2/03/2017

Sakow Co-Wrote Journal Article

2016 KSTF Teaching Fellow Matt Sakow co-wrote an article that examines how math education researchers talk about English language leaners. The article was published in the December 2016 issue of the Journal of …Read More

12/12/2016

Zombie Survival Kit Project Helps Students Understand Renewable Energy Resources

2016 KSTF Teaching Fellow Brian Schwenk was featured in a recent article by the Fairfax County Times. To help his students learn more about renewable energy, he challenged them to develop a …Read More

12/08/2016

BIOLOGY TEACHER FULFILLS DALAI LAMA’S REQUEST FOR SCIENCE EDUCATION

In fall 2016, KSTF Senior Fellow Jim Lane spent one week in India teaching biology to Tibetan Buddhist monks through the Science for Monks Program. Read more about his experience in a recent article by the White …Read More

12/08/2016

NEA LEADERSHIP TRAINING PREPARES EDUCATORS FOR THE REAL WORLD

Maurice Telesford , KSTF Senior Fellow and president of the Ferndale Education Association, shares how he benefitted from participating in leadership training sponsored by the National Education Association in a new Education Votes feature.

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. 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 on Patch.com .

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