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IIT College of Science has developed a new pathway to a teaching license in Illinois: the STEM Education minor. Students who major in mathematics, science, or engineering can take at a maximum of seven courses/24 credit hours of STEM education classes to earn the minor. Together, the B.S. and minor...
For the second summer, Mathematics and Science Education hosted the Institute for the Advancement of Inquiry Based Science Teaching (IAIBST) sponsored by Intel China and Beijing and Normal University. Twenty-nine exemplary and award-winning teachers from China visited IIT to share best practices...
Mathematics and Science Education student Joy Kubarek-Sandor has been promoted to Vice President of Learning, at Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium. Kubarek-Sandor will be awarded her Ph.D. in Science Education at IIT’s May 17 commencement. Kubarek-Sandor has worked in the field of science...
Gorjana Popovic, senior lecturer of mathematics and science education, was selected to present the paper and workshop “What Were They Thinking?” at TODOS 2014 Conference “Beyond Awareness—Equity, Access and Achievement for All”, June 26-28 in Chandler, Ariz....
IIT alumnus Gary Holliday (MSED ’11) received the 2014 Outstanding Teaching Award from the University of Akron. Holliday is an assistant professor, curricular and instructional studies, College of Education. The award, presented at the university’s Distinguished Alumni and Faculty...
Faculty and graduate students of the Mathematics and Science Education Department presented results of their research projects at the annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST), March 30 - April 2 in Pittsburgh, Penn. Participants included Professor Norman...
Professor Norman Lederman and Assistant Professor Judith S. Lederman along with several IIT mathematics and science education Ph.D. students will present results of various research projects at the national meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST), April 4-8,...
Norman G. Lederman and Judith S. Lederman have created an active repository of classroom tested activities that teach content, nature of science and scientific inquiry. This is a living site which will continue to grow as new lessons are developed. The activities are free to anyone who’s...
About the Baxter Science @ Work Program In 2008, Baxter International Inc. launched Science@Work: Expanding Minds with Real-World Science, a multi-year commitment to Chicago Public Schools (CPS) to support teacher training and student development in healthcare and biotechnology. The program is the...
Norman Lederman, distinguished professor, mathematics and science education, will deliver the keynote address at the 2012 International History, Philosophy and Science Teaching (IHPST) Asian Regional Conference [http://ihpst2012.snu.ac.kr/welcome.php], October 18-20, 2012 at Seoul National...

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