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

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

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 Fellowshiip 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-Aurhors 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