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2015 Institute for the Advancement of Inquiry Based Science Teaching

For the third summer, Mathematics and Science Education (MSED) hosted the Institute for the Advancement of Inquiry Based Science Teaching (IAIBST) workshop. The event, sponsored by Intel China and Beijing and Normal University, is an annual two-week workshop that focuses on science subject matter and its interaction with engineering, using technology in science teaching, science inquiry, and nature of science. More »


Joy Kubarek Sandor - Photo by Michael Goss

Photo by Michael Goss

Is the Textbook Obsolete?

The science-learning landscape is shifting. As information becomes more readily available, learning environments become transformed with the help of technology and individuals take more ownership of their education in and out of the classroom. For example, the Maker Movement has helped the act of doing science and engineering become more accessible and achievable for a wider range of individuals. More »

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MSED Research and Scholarship Prominent at 2016 NARST International Conference
Norman G. Lederman, Distinguished Professor of Mathematics and Science Education, and Judith S. Lederman, associate professor and... read more
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Judith Lederman Delivers Keynote at 2015 Chilean Inaugural Science Education Conference
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Math Education Team Chosen to Present at Two Regional Teacher Conferences
An Illinois Tech mathematics education team led by Gorjana Popovic, senior lecturer, will present their research on the role of... read more
Lederman Keynotes East Asia Science Education Conference in Beijing, China
Norman G. Lederman, distinguished professor, mathematics and science education, will deliver the keynote address at the East Asia... read more


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