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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

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

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

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

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.

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