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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...

A presidential pursuit

By myralopez on August 15, 2015 in Science, Teacher Leadership

Pencils scribble furiously as teacher Kathleen Dwyer asks for smiles of confidence once each student has finished solving the problem. Once each face is grinning ear-to-ear, Dwyer announces the correct answer to her students with the energy and enthusiasm of a sportscaster. However, the members o...

Working overtime for student success

By myralopez on July 4, 2015 in Science, Teacher Leadership

Long after the school bell rings, announcing the start of summer break, teachers in St. Louis continue to make a difference in the lives of students. This year at Washington University’s College Prep program, teacher leaders stepped up to invest in the lives of area high school students. The Coll...