Ritenour Teachers Earn WUSTL Graduate Certificate in Science Education

A select group of local teachers were part of the University College Recognition Ceremony on Wednesday, May 15. Ten teachers from the Ritenour School District completed a two-year journey of intense professional development resulting in the Advanced Certificate in Science Education from Washington University in St. Louis. The certificate coursework was part of the Science […]

Science Teachers Take on Hot Topics

Despite cool spring temperatures, April proved to be a “hot” month for the nearly 40 middle and high school science teachers who attended two Hot Topics Workshops, one on Wind Energy and one on Biomass Energy. Sponsored by HHMI and WUSTL’s Photosynthetic Antenna Research Center, these workshops on sustainable energy sources provide teachers with hands-on, […]

ISP leadership conference

Long-Distance Collaboration Yields Innovative Teaching Projects With light pouring through floor-to-ceiling windows into WUSTL’s McMillan Cafe, 18 secondary science teachers beamed with satisfaction as they gathered for the June 23-24, 2012 Institute for School Partnership (ISP) leadership conference. As millions of students nationwide enjoyed a summer of swimming, softball and snow cones, educators traveled from […]

WUSTL helps science reachers with recipe for success for all learners

Few teenagers fit the mold for cookie-cutter education designed for an average student. But a trio of WUSTL Life Sciences for a Global Community (LSGC) masters program alumnus have cooked up a curriculum that hits the sweet spot of success for all learning styles. “Instruction for Today’s Diverse Learners” is a project that grew out […]

Washington University to offer master of science degree for biology teachers

New program for educators developed as National Science Foundation institute Washington University in St. Louis will offer a master of science in biology degree specifically for in-service teachers through University College, its adult, evening and continuing education division in Arts & Sciences. WUSTL faculty created and piloted the degree with 90 biology teachers nationwide as […]