Institute for School Partnership-led efforts to improve math outcomes featured in national publication

Institute for School Partnership-led efforts to improve math outcomes featured in national publication
An ISP-led collaboration with three St. Louis area school districts aimed at improving math outcomes for all students is featured in Success Stories from Catalyzing Change, a new book published by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). Available now on pre-order, the book, edited by Karen J. Graham, Robert Q. Berry III, Sarah […]

When liberated to lead, teachers lean into what they know best: their students

When liberated to lead, teachers lean into what they know best: their students
Brittany Stephens was on the lookout for an old-fashioned rotary phone over the summer.  No stranger to kindergarteners or the classroom, Stephens is confident that having the clunky relic on hand will help kindergarten students in her classroom grasp the concepts of then and now.  “Being encouraged to think creatively and find the tools I […]

Summer collaborations bring WashU research labs alive for area high school teachers

Summer collaborations bring WashU research labs alive for area high school teachers
“Science is something we do.” For longtime high school science teacher David Ganey, the key to engaging students in a deeper understanding of science in the real world lies in focusing on what they can see, touch and feel. “What exactly does an environmental scientist do?” he asks. “You can tell students about it, or […]

New partnership empowers principals to ‘dream big’ (Links to an external site)

New partnership empowers principals to ‘dream big’
SLPS Principal Redesign Fellows leverage existing strengths to improve outcomes Boost ninth-grade reading scores by two years at Vashon High School.   Introduce play- and project-based lessons at Shenandoah Elementary.  Improve assessments at Roosevelt High School. The principals at these schools and four others are poised to achieve big goals after participating in the inaugural cohort […]

Champion for equitable education, May honored with Ethic of Service Award

Champion for equitable education, May honored with Ethic of Service Award
May leads Institute for School Partnership, leader in STEM education and teacher development You may not know her name, but the superintendent of your child’s school district certainly does.  For decades, Victoria May, executive director of the Institute for School Partnership at Washington University in St. Louis, has worked with local educators to create high-quality, equitable education […]