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

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

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