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Three resolutions for educators in the new year

By gbarajas on January 14, 2016 in Educator Resources

1. INVEST IN YOURSELF. As a teacher, you are a professional. An expert in your field and a leader for not only your students but your fellow educators. In 2016, don’t forget to invest in your potential. As the classes kick off and winter break fades into a distant memory of peace and calm, it [&h...

Weaver presents at STEM Summit

By gbarajas on December 1, 2015 in Engineering, Faculty & Staff, mySci, Science

In a world of evolving technologies and complex problems, training children as young as kindergartners to think like engineers may be the key to helping them prepare for the future. This is the stance that Kimberly Weaver, engineering educator at Washington University’s Institute for School Partn...

mySci takes on middle school

By gbarajas on July 28, 2015 in Community Engagement, mySci, Science, STEM

The Institute for School Partnership (ISP) at Washington University has partnered once again with the Monsanto Fund to bring high quality science education to students in St. Louis. The Monsanto Fund awarded the ISP with a $1,935,000 grant, beginning July 1st, 2015. Over the three-year grant, the...

Old partnerships, new opportunities

By myralopez on June 11, 2015 in mySci, Science

As science and engineering education becomes increasingly important in K-12 schools, the Institute for School Partnership (ISP) at Washington University in St. Louis strengthened an old connection to East St. Louis to bring new opportunities to educators. For two days, the ISP opened up its MySci...

Teachers experience firsthand cutting-edge research

By myralopez on June 5, 2015 in Faculty & Staff, Science

It’s not every day that a person gets to see something levitate, unless of course, that person knows Washington University’s Ken Kelton. Kelton, PhD, the Arthur Holly Compton Professor in Arts & Sciences, recently invited a group of educators from the St. Louis chapter of the American Chemica...