Congratulations to Lisa Holt-Taylor, LoriAnn Pawlik, and Brenda Williams, awardees of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. The PAEMST award is the Nation's Highest Honor for Teachers of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM, including Computer Science). Teachers earn the recognition based on "deep content knowledge of the subjects they teach and the ability to motivate and enable students to be successful in those areas" (PAESMT.org
). Brenda and Lori recently traveled to Washington D.C. to participate in award ceremonies.
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Endeavor educators Margaret Auerbach and Jo An Ratto completed The Arts in STEM: Advancing Meaningful Integration, one of the courses offered through the Endeavor STEM Teaching Certificate Project. They developed and implemented an integrated STEM lesson plan at the Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science (GEMS) program hosted by U. S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine. The following article describes their lesson design, including alignment to national standards, and their implementation with students and mentors.
Dr. Brandon Rodriguez, Education Specialist from NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Karen Woodruff, Program Director for the Endeavor STEM Teaching Certificate Project hosted an Apollo 11 celebration webinar with over 100 PK-12 STEM educators from across the nation.
Math teacher Dale Adamson solves student engagement equation, earns $25,000 Milken Educator Award
North Carolina teacher pursues Adams State master’s degree through distance learning
WITN’s Teacher of the Week: Covey Denton of Greenfield School