Tag: education

35 faculty honored for outstanding teaching, service, experiential learning

Posted by on December 11, 2023

Missouri S&T celebrated faculty excellence at an awards banquet Dec. 6 on campus. Honorees include:

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Planning for the future

Posted by on November 27, 2023

Brooke Tharp plans to become an elementary school teacher in the Rolla area. She is originally from Rolla, Missouri, and hopes to stay locally and make a difference with young students. “I love the STEM focus here at S&T, which will give my students an advantage in the future,” says Tharp, a senior in education. […]

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S&T welcomes new faculty

Posted by on October 2, 2023

Missouri S&T welcomed more than 30 new faculty members this year. They bring a wide range of expertise that includes artificial intelligence, astrodynamics, energy economics, energy storage, flood prediction, military history, quantum physics and wearable wireless sensors. The new faculty are:

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Missouri S&T student nominated to education advisory board

Posted by on July 14, 2021

Missouri S&T student Thuraia Ibrahim has been appointed to the Missouri Advisory Board for Educator Preparation (MABEP) as a student advisor. Ibrahim is a junior in biological sciences with an emphasis in secondary education from Rolla, Missouri.

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Missouri S&T student tutors help the community from home

Posted by on December 16, 2020

Missouri S&T’s new student tutoring program began this fall and, despite the pandemic, connected Missouri S&T students earning their teaching certifications with elementary and high school students in the local community.

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Teaching is priority No. 1

Posted by on January 16, 2019

When Michelle Schwartze arrived for a tour of Missouri S&T, students kept interrupting her guide, Dr. Larry Gragg, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus and former chair of history and political science, to say hello and talk with him. Those interactions drew her to S&T. “I liked that he knew the students by name,” says Schwartze, an […]

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Missouri S&T begins STEM-focused elementary ed program this fall

Posted by on September 2, 2014

Students interested in teaching 1st through 6th grades can register for a new program beginning this fall at Missouri University of Science and Technology. The new elementary education program will prepare students for teaching careers that emphasize science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

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Missouri S&T leads the way in Project Lead the Way teacher training

Posted by on June 13, 2014

More than 300 elementary school, middle school and high school teachers from throughout the United States are spending part of their summer at Missouri University of Science and Technology and two other Missouri communities to learn how to teach engineering and biomedical science courses to their students this fall.

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Students to serve at four locations during spring break

Posted by on February 7, 2014

For many students, spring break is a week to take it easy. But 60 students from Missouri University of Science and Technology will instead spend an eye-opening week learning how others struggle and discovering ways they can help.

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S&T hosts Project Lead the Way teacher training

Posted by on June 28, 2013

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.

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