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mySci program highlighted in The Warren County Record

By myralopez on September 15, 2017 in Educator Resources, MySci, Science

An article on the introduction of the mySci curriculum program into the Warrenton School District was featured on the homepage of The Warren County Record’s website on September 18, 2017. Elementary and middle school students in the district will use the innovative, hands-on program that wa...

mySci program doubles in size 2 years in a row

By myralopez on August 15, 2017 in MySci, Science, STEM

Twelve years after its launch, the innovative mySci curriculum program developed by Washington University’s Institute for School Partnership (ISP) and local teacher leaders is seeing incredible growth, doubling in size two years in a row. This school year, St. Louis Public Schools will introduce ...

mySci program: Empowering students, instilling confidence in teachers

By myralopez on April 15, 2017 in MySci, Science

In the big picture, Jennifer Besowshek is a Twitter newbie. She only joined the social media network in November 2016. But in that short amount of time this second-grade teacher at Prairie View Elementary School in the Wentzville School District has become an active user and one of her favorite s...

mySci program boosts science learning, standardized test scores

By Public Affairs on February 9, 2017 in MySci, Science, STEM

Pattonville School District elementary students – at every grade level and of every ability – have made statistically significant gains in science after completing the innovative mySci curriculum developed by the Institute for School Partnership (ISP) at Washington University in St. Louis. The da...

Being smart is cool

By myralopez on December 10, 2016 in Faculty & Staff, MySci, Science

“It’s OK to be smart, and it’s actually really cool,” Jeanne Norris says. The curriculum coordinator with the Institute for School Partnership at Washington University is sitting at a table typing away on her laptop adorned with a sticker that says, “Be The Nerd.” “I consider myself a standards w...

mySci educator honored as outstanding teacher

By myralopez on October 25, 2016 in MySci

The lights are dim and Karis Jackson is buzzing around her classroom. It’s her planning period, but she’s not slowing her step. Watching her zip around her room, it’s easy to see how she racks up 13,000 to 15,000 steps a day. The lights are dim and Karis Jackson is buzzing around her classroom. I...

Diane Pilla, ISP Resource Center Coordinator.

ISP person you should know: Diane Pilla

By myralopez on September 6, 2016 in Faculty & Staff, MySci

Entering a new school year, we would like our audience to get to know a little more about our staff and how we best support those around us! This week, we are featuring Diane Pilla, ISP Resource Center Coordinator. Job Description: Diane provides overall administrative support for MySci, coordina...

ISP names new assistant director

By gbarajas on April 7, 2016 in Faculty & Staff, MySci, Science, Uncategorized

With the expansion of many ISP initiatives, including MySci from a K-5 to a K-8 science curriculum program, the ISP has identified curriculum development and educator leadership as two key priority areas in the coming years. Ruggirello, who holds a PhD in Science & Math Education, brings a ri...