1/26/2013 - TCPalm.com
Cellular biology isn't the most common topic for a rap hit, unless the rapper happens to be Lauren Case. Putting such terms as Golgi apparatus, mitochondria and endoplasmic reticulum to music enables the South Fork High School science teacher to lock into her charges' heads terms they'd otherwise consider boring beyond belief.
1/15/2013 - Christian Science Monitor
New teachers face high-pressure demands, with little support, such that more than half leave the profession within the first five years. These teachers need to see opportunities for career advancement, better compensation, and meaningful evaluation and professional development.
1/8/2013 - Kentucky Standard
The idea that Jolly Ranchers can somehow replicate igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks may initially seem odd. But to Jonathan Rogers, it’s a unique laboratory idea to get his students to understand about the different types of rocks.
1/7/2013 - Peak of Ohio
Ohio Hi-Point science teacher, Elizabeth Winer, was recently announced as a Fellow in the 2012-2013 NSTA New Science Teacher Academy.
11/13/2012 - U.S. Department of Education
Every year the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program invites nominations for the esteemed Terrel H. Bell Award for Outstanding Leadership. This year, seven principals of 2012 National Blue Ribbon Schools have earned this distinction.
10/19/2012 - Education Week
Rebecca Mieliwocki, the 2012 National Teacher of the Year, is on a mission to give her profession a facelift. When she received her award in April, the 7th grade science teacher from Burbank, Calif., said she planned to use her yearlong platform to help restore "dignity and admiration to teachers."
8/27/2012 - Science
Lori Henrickson recently lived the dream of every volunteer in a presidential campaign. A science teacher at Del Webb Middle School in Henderson, Nevada, Henrickson was selected to talk about her profession with President Barack Obama as he made a campaign swing through Las Vegas.
8/23/2012 - Scientific American
Teachers need a trusted source to tell fads and fallacies from proved methods.
4/18/2012 - GSA Business
Clemson University professor Michael Padilla, an education professor and the Eugene T. Moore School of Education director, received the Robert Carleton Award. The award recognizes an individual who has made outstanding contributions to and provided leadership in science education at the national level and to the National Science Teachers Association in particular.
4/11/2012 - UM Dearborn Reporter
Jennifer Bargardi, a biology and robotics teacher at Jalen Rose Leadership Academy in Detroit, earned a spot as a nationalist finalist in the Shell Science Lab Challenge.
10/14/2011 - Education Week
Science and math teacher Michelle Shearer, the 2011 National Teacher of the Year, stresses the importance of making rigorous STEM instruction available—and accessible—to all students.
10/11/2011 - GOOD magazine
Susan German is the president of the Science Teachers of Missouri and has been teaching in the tiny town of Hallsville for 19 years. She was recently given the Distinguished Teaching Award by the National Science Teaching Association. German prides herself on engaging her students by challenging them to reach their potential, by any means necessary.
7/12/2011 - Education Week
Can't get enough of STEM education? Several events taking place this week may help you get your fill. First, the National Science Teachers Association is hosting a two-day STEM Education Policy Conference in Washington. Second, a group of Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellows will convene for a panel discussion in Washington on teacher quality.
5/16/2011 - Ciffside Park Citizen
Cliffside Park Physical Science teacher Louis Wotman was named a regional winner in the National Science Teacher’s Association Shell Science Lab Challenge, a new competition for middle and high school science teachers.
5/16/2011 - Mount Vernon Gazette
Science teacher Jason Pittman recently received national recognition when the Zula International-National Science Teachers Association awarded him with its Zula International-National Science Teachers Association Early Science Educator Award for his outdoor garden project.
5/13/2011 - Education Week
A study by a Nobel Prize-winning physicist, now a science adviser to President Barack Obama, suggests that how you teach is more important than who does the teaching.
5/3/2011 - Mail Tribune
Janel Reed, a science teacher at White Mountain Middle School in White City, has been named a regional winner in the National Science Teachers Association's Shell Science Lab Challenge, a new competition for middle and high school science teachers.
5/3/2011 - The Washington Post (requires free registration)
High school science teacher Michelle Shearer, the newly named 2011 Teacher of the Year, will be honored on Tuesday by President Obama President Obama at the White House along with state winners of the annual contest.
4/19/2011 - ScienceDaily
Conscientious academics who try hard to keep in regular contact with their students are the most likely to suffer from work-related "burnout," a new study has found.
4/5/2011 - Foster’s Daily Democrat
The National Science Teachers Association announced the recipients of its 2011 Teacher Awards Program, and Celeste Best, a teacher at Oyster River High School, was awarded the Vernier Software & Technology Award.
4/4/2011 - The Daily O’Collegian
Oklahoma State University alumna Susie Edens said she always knew she wanted to be a teacher. What she did not know is that she would be given the Shell Science Teaching Award from NSTA, along with a $10,000 grant.
4/4/2011 - Midland Daily News
The National Science Teachers Association's Robert H. Carleton Award, sponsored by The Dow Chemical Company Co., has been awarded to former NSTA President Dr. Emma Walton.
4/4/2011 - The Pantagraph
Pontiac Township High School science teacher Paul Ritter has earned top teaching honors from the National Science Teachers Association.
4/1/2011 - NJ.com
Regina Neiman of Short Hills has been named a Maitland P. Simmons Fellow in the 2010 National Science Teachers Association New Science Teacher Academy.
3/30/2011 - KTUL.com
Susie Stevens Edens, a science teacher at Latta High School in Ada, Oklahoma, has been named the 2011 recipient of the Shell Science Teaching Award. She was presented the award by the National Science Teachers Association at the National Conference on Science Education earlier this month in San Francisco.