Not so lost in space

S&T teacher education students Frances Manahan (from left) and Marisa Tompkins and Rolla Middle School teacher Jessika Zink will attend the Space Foundation’s Space Symposium in April in Colorado Springs, Colo. Sam O'Keefe/Missouri S&T

S&T teacher education students Frances Manahan (from left) and Marisa Tompkins and Rolla Middle School teacher Jessika Zink will attend the Space Foundation’s Space Symposium in April in Colorado Springs, Colo. Sam O’Keefe/Missouri S&T

A pair of teacher education students at Missouri S&T will blast off for the Space Foundation’s Space Symposium on April 3 in Colorado Springs, Colo., and plan to return to campus with new ideas for their future classrooms. [Read more…]

S&T to offer STEM-focused elementary ed program

A student works with children at one of Missouri S&T's summer camps.

A student works with children at one of Missouri S&T’s summer camps.

In an effort to help the United States regain its competitive edge in math and science, Missouri University of Science and Technology will offer a new elementary education program to emphasize these subjects, beginning fall 2014. Graduates of the program will be prepared to share their knowledge of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) with kindergarten through 6th grade students. [Read more…]

S&T hosts Project Lead the Way teacher training

Nora LaFata, a teacher from St. Louis, builds a model of the human body from the inside out during one of Missouri S&T's Project Lead the Way summer workshops.

Nora LaFata, a teacher from St. Louis, builds a model of the human body from the inside out during one of Missouri S&T’s Project Lead the Way summer training courses.

More than 200 middle school and high school teachers from throughout the United States are spending part of their summer at Missouri University of Science and Technology to learn how to teach engineering and biomedical science courses to their students this fall. [Read more…]

State recertifies UMR’s teacher education program

The University of Missouri-Rolla’s Teacher Education Program will continue to prepare students to become professional educators, thanks to a recent decision by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).

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Helping teachers make sense of data

A hands-on summer workshop held at the University of Missouri-Rolla to help Missouri mathematics teachers learn better ways to teach statistics has been awarded a grant from the Missouri Department of Higher Education (DHE).

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