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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 Alumni Ivan Ochoa and Julio Mendez Recognized at National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) 2017 Conference
The National Science Teachers Association Awards and Recognitions Committee selected Illinois Tech alumnus Julio Mendez as a... read more
Lederman Receives Distinguished Service Award at the 2017 National Science Teachers Conference
Norman Lederman, distinguished professor of mathematics and science education, will receive the Distinguished Service Award at... read more
Mathematics and Science Education Faculty Lead 2016 International STEM Forum in Shanghai, China
Leaders of the mathematics and science education department were chosen as keynote presenters for the International Forum on STEM... read more
Math Education Team Presents at TODOS 2016 Mathematics for All Conference
Gorjana Popovic, senior lecturer, and Susie Morrissey, Ph.D. student, Mathematics and Science Education, presented a workshop, “... read more
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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